Graduate Program Coordinator Position in Biogeoscience and Environmental 
Health at Boston University

A full-time position is available at Boston University for a Graduate 
Program Coordinator to join its National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded 
Research Traineeship (NRT) program that partners Ph.D. students in 
Biogeoscience and Environmental Health with cities to tackle urban 
environmental challenges. The Program Coordinator will be responsible 
for helping with development, planning, communication, implementation, 
and assessment of the interdisciplinary graduate program. The program 
includes Ph.D. students and faculty from three departments (Biology, 
Earth & Environment, and Environmental Health) at Boston University. 
Specific activities of the Program Coordinator include recruitment of 
students into the program, management and coordination of workshops and 
the program's website, help with assessment of the program, development 
of outreach and educational materials, and coordination of placement of 
students in internships with cities, non-governmental organizations, 
and/or the private sector. We expect to enroll 60 Ph.D. students over 
the next 5 years. This position offers an opportunity that fuses 
creativity and leadership at the interface of graduate education, 
science, and urban policy.  

Applicants with MA/MS/MPH or Ph.D. in fields related to Biogeoscience, 
Biology, Biogeochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or 
Environmental Health are desired. Experience in field-based education, 
hands-on experiential teaching, curriculum development, and/or program 
assessment are a plus. Successful candidates need to have 
excellent communication and organizational skills.

Interested applicants should send their letter of interest and resume 
(including relevant course work) and contact information of 2-3 
professional references to Pamela Templer at Please use 
"NRT Program Coordinator" in the Subject of your email message.

One of our Directors will be at the Ecological Society of America 
meeting in Portland, OR. Please contact Pamela Templer at if you want to discuss the position at the meeting. 
Please use "NRT Program Coordinator" in the Subject of your email 

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified 
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any 
other characteristic protected by law. 

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