Posts tagged Career Options: Tenure Track Teaching

Apply now for this unique short-term opportunity teaching science to undergraduates

Kim Petrie
March 16, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Citizen Science is a scientific literacy program required of all first year students at Bard College, regardless of intended major.  Held in January, this intense academic program introduces our students to scientific thinking by engaging them in problem-based learning classroom, computing and laboratory experiences. We are currently accepting applications from excellent scientists with a demonstrated interest in excellent undergraduate education.

Vanderbilt is now an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Kim Petrie
March 11, 2016

As part of its commitment to supporting and expanding diversity, Vanderbilt University has become an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The NCFDD is an independent organization dedicated to professional development, training and mentoring, helping faculty make successful transitions throughout their careers. It comprises more than 80,000 graduate students, postdocs and faculty members.

STEM Pedagogy Journal Club: next meeting Thursday March 10th

Ashley Brady
March 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The STEM Pedagogy Journal Club Thursday, March 10th 4pm 11455 MRBIV At this meeting, we will be joined by Dr. Lori McGrew, Professor of Biology at Belmont University. Our article discussion will focus on using case studies as a learning tool in the college classroom. As part of our discussion, Dr. McGrew will share her experiences with using case studies in her own courses at Belmont. The article that will be discussed is:

Event: Inclusive Teaching Graduate Student Workshop

Kate Stuart
October 15, 2015

What is an inclusive classroom? What practices and plans can instructors learn to promote classroom inclusivity? Together, we will examine issues of power and identity as they impact teaching and learning. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching. Facilitators: Richard Coble and Dani Picard

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!  

Evidence Based Teaching Workshop at Vanderbilt

Kim Petrie
August 12, 2015

The Evidence-based Teaching Workshop sponsored by the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is designed for future faculty with no experience with teaching as research, however all Vanderbilt University graduate students, post docs, faculty, and staff are welcome. Workshop topics include how people learn, challenge-based learning, course design, assessment, classroom management, classroom technology, and scholarly resources. The next workshop is the afternoon of August 24th and all day on the 25th.

Seeking teaching experience? Apply to become a FOCUS leader.

Kim Petrie
June 17, 2015
Posted in Announcements

If you are a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow interested in gaining teaching experience, please consider serving as a FOCUS co-Leader for the Fall semester of 2015. FOCUS is a credit-bearing course for first year graduate students consisting of small group literature discussions. Two co-Leaders will be paired with a faculty member and mentored through the process to teach small group discussion sections. The time commitment is every Monday from 11-12 and Tuesdays from 9-11.

Teaching as Research and Tiered Mentoring Program via CIRTL

Kate Stuart
May 5, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is looking for participants in its Teaching as Research (TAR) program and its Tiered Mentoring Program. The TAR program is where future faculty (graduate students and postdocs) perform activities designed to improve their teaching skills and expose them to evidence-based teaching and learning. The Tiered Mentoring Program focuses on helping participants navigate issues of identity and authority in a variety of teaching contexts, including classroom instruction and one-on-one mentoring in the lab or office. 

Roundtable with Stephanie Dew: Teaching and Hiring in the Sciences at a Liberal Arts College

Kate Stuart
February 23, 2015

The Office of Career Development presents: Teaching and Hiring in the Sciences at a Liberal Arts CollegeA Roundtable, Brown Bag Lunch, Event Featuring Stephanie Dew, Centre College Bring your lunch and talk with alumna Stephanie Dew, a professor of Biology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.  Monday, March 23, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM  Light Hall, Room 350

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