Posts tagged Teaching Opportunity

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. 

Adjunct Needed June 1-Aug 7, Nashville State Community College

Kate Stuart
April 2, 2015

There is a specific adjunct need for Anatomy & Physiology II class that meets this summer from June 1-Aug 7th on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights from 6-9 PM. Adjuncts have to have an earned masters or doctoral degree and need at least 18 graduate hours in biology. Experience with A&P is a plus. There is an adjunct application on the Nashville State website (www.NSCC.edu) and http://www.nscc.edu/jobs/jobs-listings/c/faculty/P0/  

2015 Nashville Area Teacher Recruitment Fair

Kate Stuart
March 17, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Career Fair Date: March 31, 2015 (10:00AM - 3:00PM)  Location:  Ag Expo Park, Williamson County, 4215 Long Lane, Franklin, TN    Overview: Public and private school systems and graduate schools from across the U.S. will participate. With over a 20 year history, this event continues to be one of the largest and most successful in the mid-South   

Scientist in the Classroom is now hiring for 2015-2016

Kate Stuart
March 4, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Scientist in the Classroom is now hiring science, math, or engineering graduate students and postdocs.  Teach in the local public schools with a professional teacher one day per week during the 2015-2016 school year to bring real-world science to the classroom! Download the application: www.vanderbilt.edu/cso/scp For more information: jennifer.ufnar@vanderbilt.edu Earn $7000!

Nashville State Community College looking for Summer 2015 Adjuncts

Kate Stuart
February 26, 2015

Nashville State Community College is looking for an adjunct instructor this summer to teach Anatomy and Physiology II. Adjuncts have to have an earned masters or doctoral degree and need at least 18 graduate hours in biology. Experience with A&P is always great. There is an adjunct application on the Nashville State website (www.NSCC.edu) and http://www.nscc.edu/jobs/jobs-listings/c/faculty/P0/.   

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.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Ashley Brady
January 16, 2015

Centre College invites applications for a two-year position in biology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor to start in August 2015.   We are looking for a vertebrate morphologist or physiologist, who could teach vertebrate morphology and its associated lab.  The successful candidate would also contribute to teaching introductory biology, vertebrate physiology, and senior seminar.  Other teaching opportunities include first-year studies courses and additional classes in the candidate’s area of interest.  The successful applicant will have a Ph.D.

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.

BOLD Fellows Program accepting applications

Kate Stuart
November 6, 2014

The Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching is recruiting graduate students to participate in the BOLD Fellows program beginning in January 2015.

The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding of how people learn. STEM faculty members partner with graduate students or postdocs to design and develop on

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: now accepting applications

Kate Stuart
November 6, 2014

The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching SoTL Scholars Program introduces participants to the principles and practices of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, an international, multidisciplinary field of disciplinary specialists studying student learning. SoTL is a synthesis of teaching, learning, and research in higher education that aims to bring a scholarly lens—the curiosity, the inquiry, the rigor, the disciplinary variety—to what happens in the classroom. SoTL asks expert disciplinary researchers to apply and extend those skills into the classroom.

Curiosity Machine volunteer opportunity

Kate Stuart
October 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Inspire the Next Generation of Inventors!   Curiosity Machine is a community of scientists, engineers and children creating together. Interested in connecting with young learners and helping inspire the next generation of inventors? Become a Curiosity Machine mentor and support children as they create their own engineering inventions and solve design challenges.    Help Students Develop •       Curiosity to understand how things work

CIRTL network online seminar: Syllabus Construction

Rachel Howell
July 28, 2014
Posted in Announcements

July 31, 201410:00-11:00 ct This seminar is designed to help instructors prepare a pedagogically sound course syllabus. It will cover the basic components of syllabus, as well as ways to make explicit connection between course objectives, assignments, learning activities and student assessment. Participants will leave the seminar knowing how to construct their own syllabus to present course information clearly to students.

Be a FOCUS co-leader for Fall 2014

Kate Stuart
July 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

If you are interested in gaining teaching experience, please consider serving as a FOCUS co-Leader for the Fall semester of 2014.   FOCUS sessions are small group literature discussions for first year graduate students.  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 Opportunity: Dept of Biological Sciences needs TAs

Kate Stuart
July 11, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The Department of Biological Sciences needs TAs to serve in the introductory lab, BSCI 110B this Fall semester.  The commitment is typically 12-15 hours per week on average.  BSCI will pay 30% of your stipend for the Spring semester.  If you are interested, please contact Dr. Steve Baskauf (steve.baskauf@Vanderbilt.Edu) for details of what your duties would be.  Importantly, your mentor needs to be consulted and be agreeable to you serving.

Teaching in Different Institutional Settings

Rachel Howell
June 27, 2014

The experience of teaching in different institutional settings is explored by Rick Reis in his Tomorrow’s Professor post on Three Faculty Communities: Academic Labor Across Institutional Types. On the path to a career in teaching, it’s not uncommon for PhDs to spend time as an adjunct faculty member to gain teaching experience or work while they wait for the next academic hiring cycle to start.

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