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Job Opportunities With The Carpentries

The Carpentries is hiring!

The Carpentries is searching for four new full-time team members to join our global, mission-driven organisation. These new roles will work with and serve our volunteer community - comprised of 50,000 learners, 2,000 instructors, 80 Trainers, and 85 member organisations from research institutions around the world. See below for descriptions and links to apply.

Deputy Director of Instructor Training

We are hiring a Deputy Director of Instructor Training to support our global Instructor Training community, train and onboard new Instructor Trainers (who teach our Instructors), and develop an assessment strategy to examine the impact of our Instructor Training and Trainer Training programs.

Curriculum Development Roles

To support our Curriculum Development program, we are hiring two new team members. The Curriculum Community Developer will have a broad responsibility to develop community and guidelines around open, collaborative curriculum development within the scientific, open source software, and research ecosystem. They will work closely with the new Lesson Infrastructure Technology Developer, who will develop infrastructure and processes to support hosting, curation, and discoverability of community-developed lessons.

Communications Manager

We are also hiring a Communications Manager to work closely with Serah Njambi Kiburu, our Community Engagement Lead, to develop and execute the day-to-day internal and external communications workflows necessary to keep our community informed and engaged.

These new positions are supported with funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Our new team members will join a diverse and engaged team of remote professionals working to spread data-driven research skills around the world. Our team values openness, honesty, fairness, and transparency as the keys to fostering trust. We believe that individuals are the most important part of our organisation and our strongest resource. We strive to make decisions that prioritize people first and empower the growth and success of all who are part of our organisation. We value a growth mindset in all that we do and strive to be always improving and evolving ourselves and our methodologies, being receptive to feedback, responsive, curious, and willing to learn.

The Carpentries is a fiscally sponsored project of the 501(c)3 Community Initiatives. We have a large community of instructors and contributors, and a much larger community of users. We use evidence-based teaching practices to teach the core skills for effective computational and data work, and we promote reproducible research and open science/open source widely. All interactions in The Carpentries community and spaces, both virtual and in-person, are governed by our Code of Conduct.

In the U.S., Community Initiatives offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Fully paid medical, dental and vision
  • 401k with employer match
  • Basic life insurance, AD&D, STD & LTD
  • 4 weeks of vacation
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 4 floating holidays

Outside the U.S., Community Initiatives will make every effort to support the hiring or contracting of international team members, following all local laws related to employment and benefits, ensuring a competitive compensation package.

For details, including full job descriptions and the application procedures, please see The Carpentries jobs page.


27 November, 2019 - We have added information about compensation and the length of initial funding for each position. Thank you to our community and core team members who asked questions and provided feedback on these postings. Please continue to hold us accountable for setting a model for transparency and openness for our community and the world!

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