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Earth Science Graduates and Professionals Sought for Master of Arts Teaching Program Fellowship – Fellowship

Employer: American Museum of Natural History

Posted: 16 Dec 2013
Closing Date: 02/01/2014

The American Museum of Natural History in New York City is seeking Earth science graduates and professionals for their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program - the first urban teacher residency program offered by a museum.

With a focus on preparing new Earth science teachers, the MAT program is a full-time, 15-month fellowship Master’s program that takes place at the museum and in urban partner schools. We seek a student body with diverse life and career experience, and the application is open to all candidates meeting the eligibility requirements. All degree candidates will receive free tuition and books, a $30,000 living stipend, and a $10,000 annual salary supplement for 4 years. In return, candidates commit to teaching in a high-need New York State school for four years.

We are currently accepting applicants for the class that will matriculate in June 2014. Come to our onsite Open House on Sunday, January 5, or our online Open House on January 14. Please visit the program website at to join the mailing list, find out about eligibility requirements, learn about our faculty and courses, and to start an application. For questions, can contact us directly at or (212) 313-7464.

Applications are due in by January 31, 2014.

Last Modified: 2015 May 14