FAST is looking for an experienced program creator with a background in neuroscience to work on educational programs targeted on building efficient and innovative learning experiences for children to excel in STEM-related subjects.

The expert will support in the research and conceptualization stages of the program, provide insights for neurobiological aspects of learning and effective engagement of children in the learning process.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new programs and prepare concepts in coherence with the mission of the foundation
  • Design the full cycle of the program management and implementation
  • Develop KPIs for measuring and monitoring the effectiveness of the program
  • Analyze and conduct multidisciplinary research
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research, utilizing public and private sources of information, to collect, analyze, and evaluate data
  • Produce clear and concise written papers and analytical reports for the program development
  • Prepare progress reports, briefs, articles, presentations, and other materials for team and management review
  • Advise on best practices and recommendations from neuroscience perspective for curriculum development for children
  • Suggest ideas and components for gamification of learning process
  • Provide insight on best practices in child development and engagement

Requirements

  • MS in Neuroscience, PhD is preferred
  • Proven experience in program development
  • Experience in the field of neuroscience is a plus
  • Strong research skills
  • Experience in the education and child development domain is a plus
  • Experience with gamification of education is a plus
  • The ability to think critically
  • The ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely
  • The ability to bring deductive and inductive reasoning to complex problems

Application Procedure

All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs by e-mail to hr@fast.foundation. Please indicate the title of the position “Neuroscientist for educational programs” in the subject line of your e-mail. FAST is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.