Education Program Coordinator- Gene Editing Instit

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Do you have a passion for science and want to be a part of educating future scientists and the community at large?
ChristianaCare's Gene Editing Institute (GEI) is expanding its Education and Outreach program which develops educational resources, workshops, and learning opportunities centered on the scientific and practical aspects of CRISPR gene editing. GEI's Education and Outreach program seeks to engage high schools, colleges, and the broader community to expand knowledge and exposure to cutting edge gene editing and CRISPR technology.

The Gene Editing Institute seeks to hire a talented and highly motivated self-starter who seeks to build and expand external partnerships, understands molecular biology techniques, and is capable in conveying scientific information to diverse audiences.

This position would be ideal for someone looking for an opportunity to be embedded in the esteemed Gene Editing Institute at ChristianaCare and explore the creative side of cutting edge science in CRISPR gene editing technology. This individual would also assist in developing the next potential gene editing kit for generations of various age groups and experience educating future scientists.Visit the following link learn more about the Gene Editing Institute


Bachelor's degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, biological sciences, or related field with 3 - 7 years of work experience or MS with 1 - 5 years of work experience

Experience with managing multiple tasks simultaneously and variety of molecular biology techniques

Experience in fast-paced environment is preferred

Experience with CRISPR gene editing is preferred


Successful candidates will independently run on-site instructional workshops focused on CRISPR gene editing and CRISPR in a Box while assisting with off-site workshops.

Provide technical support to existing customers and partners while assisting in the establishment of new partnerships.

Coordinate ordering processes and oversee vendor relationship for CRISPR in a Box and other program materials as necessary.

Present information related to CRISPR in a Box to partners via in-person discussions and through other means of communication (i.e. video calls, emails etc.) in a professional manner.

Knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:

Experience working with diverse sets of stakeholders - including but not limited to students, educators, funders, and investors is preferred

Basic knowledge and technical skill in molecular biology, understanding and familiarity with standard molecular techniques with the ability to instruct those skills at various levels of education (high school, college, and to the community).

Bacterial culturing, transformation, and subculturing; design, optimize, and execute PCR reactions, DNA isolation, purification, and quantification, and running gel electrophoresis.
Compensation & benefits package include:

Competitive salary

Health, dental and vision benefits

Generous Paid Time Off

403b and Defined Contribution Plans

12 weeks paid parental leave

About ChristianaCare:
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and New York City - all within a short drive or train... For full info follow application link.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 974828

Posted On: May 20, 2022

Updated On: Jun 05, 2022