The Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE) is hiring a Director of Research Mentor and Mentee Education to develop curricula, teach courses, lead programs, and facilitate workshops to train and support undergraduate and graduate research trainees and their mentors, with special emphasis on serving populations underrepresented in STEM and training faculty research mentors. The person in this position works collaboratively with partners within WISCIENCE and across campus. They will dedicate approximately 50% of their time to research mentee training (undergraduate and graduate students), 40% to research mentor training (primarily faculty/staff), and 10% to campus partnerships and WISCIENCE initiatives related to research mentorship education. Specific responsibilities include teaching for credit courses for undergraduate researchers; leading research peer mentor programming; facilitating non-credit training workshops for student researchers and faculty/staff mentors; developing and facilitating custom training for STEM departments, schools, and colleges; and directing and securing funding to support WISCIENCE’s summer undergraduate research program in biology. To build campus capacity for research mentor and mentee education, they will lead training and consult with instructors and mentors in STEM departments across campus. They will work closely with colleagues in the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring to coordinate their efforts with others working across disciplines at UW-Madison. This position reports to the WISCIENCE Associate Director.
Position Posting and Application site: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514730/director-of-research-mentor-and-mentee-education