Summer Residential Instructor - Neuroscience

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth
$2400-$3000 per 3-week session
Mar 09, 2020
Apr 08, 2020

Summer 2020 Employment Opportunities for Neuroscience Instructors.

CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented and motivated elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. Information regarding employment and our summer programs can be found at HERE.

Why teach for CTY?

  • competitive salary plus room and board at our east and west coast residential sites
  • all classes are taught by both an instructor and teaching assistant, and are limited to a maximum of 18 students per class
  • opportunity to teach gifted students, and work with other professionals in your field
  • science instructors are allotted a generous lab budget

We are currently seeking individuals to teach the following Neuroscience-related courses:

Dates for 2020:

Baltimore, MD and San Rafael, CA

Session 1: June 18 - July 11, 2020
Session 2: July 11 - August 1, 2020

Carlisle, PA site on the Dickinson College dates:

Session 1: June 25 - July 18, 2020
Session 2: July 18 - August 8, 2020

For more information about these positions, site locations, program dates, and access to our online employment application, please see our website, or contact Amy Wogman via email at 


Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Summer programs instructors at residential sites are responsible for teaching an appropriately challenging and rigorous course to approximately 15-18 highly able students (12-14 in Young Students classes). Instructors' core responsibilities are to plan and conduct their classes and labs within our guidelines, to monitor and evaluate the progress of each of their students, and to supervise an instructional assistant.

Instructors' daily working hours are morning and afternoon class times, some evening sessions at 7th Grade and Above sites, weekly instructional staff meetings, and additional class planning and preparation time as needed. At 7th Grade and Above sites, instructors are responsible for Sunday evening class sessions. At all sites, instructors are responsible for working the opening weekend, some of intersession, and the closing weekend. Otherwise, instructors do not have scheduled responsibilities on weekends.

Terms of Employment

  • Starting salary is $2,400 to $3,000 for one 3-week sessions; instructors may work one or both sessions.
  • For residential program employees, room and board are provided
  • Employees pay their travel to and from domestic program locations

Desired Qualifications

  • Teaching experience, preferably with children or adolescents
  • Graduate course work in the appropriate field with a GPA of 3.2 or better
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office and web-based applications like Box
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills
  • Maturity, responsibility, and creativity