Posts tagged Career Options: Academia

NEW!! Vanderbilt’s STEM Pedagogy Journal Club

Ashley Brady
August 27, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Are you interested in learning more about teaching? Join us at the inaugural meeting of Vanderbilt’s STEM Pedagogy Journal Club- a student-driven initiative for graduate students and postdocs interested in teaching science at the undergraduate level. We will discuss teaching theory, teaching techniques, and the latest in research on science education. No previous teaching experience needed, just an interest to learn!  

Not a Bad Gig: Academic Careers at America's Two-Year Colleges

Kate Stuart
August 14, 2015

Sponsored by the Graduate School, this workshop will explore the community college job market, examine the differences between two-year schools and four-year schools, explain what a typical community college faculty member does, and offer helpful hints and strategies for successfully applying and interviewing at community colleges. Led by popular Chronicle of Higher Education “Two-Year Track” columnist Rob Jenkins, this session is designed to be highly interactive and entertaining as well as informative.

Short-term Faculty Opportunity, Bard College Citizen Science Program

Kate Stuart
April 6, 2015

Attention postdocs, advanced PhD students, and other research scientists: please see below the short-term faculty position at Bard College. Bard College, located in New York’s Hudson River Valley, is seeking scientists for  short term faculty positions for next January 10-27, 2016.  They are looking for scientists with PhDs (but this is a great opportunity to keep in mind if you are still working on your PhD!). The position is not paid, but they will cover travel, room and board during your stay and to attend the one week summer training session.

NextProf Science 2015 Workshop

Kate Stuart
February 4, 2015
Posted in Announcements

NextProf Science is a FREE workshop held on the University of Michigan campus that is aimed at future faculty — dedicated people who are currently senior graduate students and postdoctoral trainees. The program is aiming to bring people with a demonstrated commitment to diversity to the University of Michigan campus and show them the benefits and rewards of an academic career.  The workshop will help participants make connections with U-M faculty and academic leaders and network with other participants. Travel, lodging, and meals will be provided.

2015 Vanderbilt Center for Teaching Fellowships Available

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2015

Deadline is Monday, February 16, the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires graduate student fellows as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty careers. The CFT has several types of positions available for graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Job Posting: Assistant Director, Medical Scientist Training Program, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Kate Stuart
January 5, 2015

The Assistant Director, working closely with the MSTP Leadership team, will play a key role in the recruitment and admission of a highly talented pool of MD-PhD trainees. Responsible for the general oversight, management, and direction of the recruitment, admissions, and interview process. Plan, oversee, and evaluate the activities of the admissions and evaluation process.

Job Posting: Tenure-Track, Neuro Oncology Program, NCI

Kate Stuart
December 16, 2014

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), both parts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are accepting applications for several Tenure-Track or Senior Investigator positions for laboratory research related to brain tumors. These positions, which include both mid-level and senior positions, represent the core of a major expansion of the NIH Neuro-Oncology Program and constitute exciting opportunities to join a growing trans-institutional research team.

Job Posting: Lecturer, Scientific Writing & Communication, University of Washington

Kate Stuart
December 15, 2014

The Division of Physical Sciences (PSD) in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) invites applications for one instructor position in scientific writing and communication at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer. The successful candidate will join our faculty on a full-time basis for a multi-year, renewable contract on a nine-month academic year appointment beginning September 16, 2015.

Job Posting: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Medicine, UCF

Kate Stuart
December 11, 2014

UCF attracts, develops, and unleashes creative and talented students from all 50 states and 140 countries. In 2010, UCF opened its Performing Arts Center. And in 2011, UCF became one of 40 public universities with The Carnegie Foundation's highest designation in two categories: community engagement and research activity. Position Description: 

Interviewing with the Dean for Your Academic Position

Rachel Howell
November 14, 2014

Interviewing with the Deans for Your Academic Position Wednesday, November 19; 11 am – 12 pm Alumni Hall 201   Three Vanderbilt deans share insights gleaned from interviewing numerous candidates for academic jobs. What impresses a dean? What should a candidate be prepared to discuss? What should a candidate NOT do when meeting with a dean? This panel offers a rare opportunity to benefit from the wisdom of highly experienced academic deans. Panelists include:

Job Posting: Research Project Manager, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Rachel Howell
November 14, 2014

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia.