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Senior Science Mentor

Experient Science Labs
Bangalore(Sarjapur Road )
40,000 - 50,000 Per Month
Posted on 11 May 19
Job DescriptionLast Date 10 Jul 19

Job Summary:

  • Sr Science Mentor defines the way how school students would learn science through experimentation, exploration and tinkering. 
  • He/she innovates the pedagogy of teaching science experimentally, invoke the passion for asking questions, observation, analysis among students and make them learner and problem solver forever.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Research and develop pedagogy for experiential learning in biology and chemistry for students in grade 6 to grade 12.
  • Research and develop innovative experiments to teach scientific concepts.
  • Develop content/process for conducting experiments.
  • Conduct class room sessions to discuss the scientific concepts and how they relate to real life. Engage with students in a way which makes them think and lead them towards critical reflection on their experience.
  • Conduct hands on session for the students and guide them during their experiments and exploration activities - both in the lab and in the field.
  • Guide and mentor school students engaged in long term (spanning 6-9 months) research program.
  • Identify equipment, material and other resources required for experiments and exploration, identify/evaluate key suppliers and assist in procurement.
  • Work with other leading labs in corporate and academia and learn the best practices from them and deploy them in the lab.
  • Mentor students over the period of time, guide them on doing science research/projects.
Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
  • Candidate should be MSc in Biology/Chemistry from a reputed science college with consistent strong academic record. 
  • Recipients of KVPY scholarships will have advantage. 
  • S/He should have passion for teaching science through experiment and tinkering. 
  • Candidate should have strong understanding of the scientific concepts and should be able to design various types of experiments to teach those scientific concepts through experiments. 
  • Candidate should be good communicator, should be able to engage students in a constructive and thoughtful discussion, should be able to manage, motivate and guide them. .
  • Salaries would be the best compared to similar job profiles. 
  • If you are keen on molding future of young minds through a very stimulated learning, you will derive huge job satisfaction. 
  • Freedom to operate and play a key role in early stages of this novel enterprise will give you a comprehensive experiment.

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Company Description

Experient Science Labs has been setup with the vision to develop in students the skill, passion and mindset for scientific breakthroughs for betterment of society. We are on a mission to inspire young minds to enjoy scientific experimentation, tinkering and exploration on our world class platform having best in class infrastructure, mentoring and challenges. 

The current education system being, constrained by methods and practices of respective Boards, compels rote, short term, marks oriented, memory-based learning. Specifically, for science, we need an environment that nurtures and promotes child’s inherent curiosity and creativity through experiential or activity-based learning. Our world-class platform not only enables where students can carry out experiments, observe, analyse, critically reason and deeply understand scientific concepts but also helps them to express, shape and bring alive their own ideas and building character and creative confidence to solve and create. This is what we intend to do in Experient Science Labs. 

Our methodology is built on involving students into the experiments, reflecting on it using their analytical skills and critical reasoning to get better understanding of the concepts resulting in long term retention of knowledge and concepts. 

To do this, we have setup a lab for students equipped with state of the art infrastructure, selected mentors from the best universities in India and designed an array of scientific and tinkering activities. Our state-of-the-art lab on Sarjapur Road, Bangalore offers an immersive experience to the students. Spread over 2700 sq.ft., the lab offers 300+ exploration and experimentation activities and limitless tinkering activities in the areas of Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Electronics, Robotics and Engineering. 

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