Posts tagged Career Options: K-12 Teaching/Outreach

Beyond the Lab: Abby Cheng, Outreach

Kate Stuart
April 24, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Abby Cheng, PhD, the Volunteer Program Manager, Science Club for Girls. Dr. Cheng was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with her while she was in town!

Listservs for trainees interested in science outreach and education

Kim Petrie
April 22, 2016

Exploring careers in STEM outreach and education? Consider joining the following listservs to receive pertinent announcements and job opportunities delivered right to your inbox. (P.S. If you have others to add to this list, please let our office know!)

Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth call for instructors, 2016

Kate Stuart
January 21, 2016

Teaching Assistants Vanderbilt Summer Academy is currently accepting applications for Teaching Assistant positions for 2016. We are currently conducting interviews and will accept applications until all positions are filled. We seek applicants from a variety of disciplines, particularly STEM subjects. Qualified applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree by the time of employment. Current Master’s or Ph.D. students preferred. For more information, visit our website. 

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

Education Program Assistant, Eberly College of Science office of Outreach and Science Engagement, Penn State

Kim Petrie
September 15, 2015

The Eberly College of Science office of Outreach and Science Engagement (OSE) invites candidates to apply for the position of Education Program Associate to contribute across the full spectrum of the science outreach programs. This position reports to the Director of Outreach and Science Engagement.

Looking for two new fellows: Scientist in the Classroom Program

Kate Stuart
May 28, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) Program at Vanderbilt is looking for two new fellows for the 2015-2016 school year! Each fellow will earn a topping up award of $7000 to participate in the program. The program includes a two-week summer workshop (or 3 weeks – mornings only depending on your placement) for fellows and teachers, one day per week teaching in a classroom during the academic year (15 days each semester), and a monthly seminar for fellows.

Science Education and Outreach Summer Internship Opportunity at the Broad Institute

Ashley Brady
March 20, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The Office of Education and Outreach at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT is seeking an Education and Outreach intern from June 1-August 15, 2015.  This position has typically been geared toward undergraduate students, but the Director is flexible in entertaining the possibility of a filling the position with a graduate student or postdoc.

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   

Job Opportunity: Upper School Chemistry Teacher, Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando, FL

Kate Stuart
March 13, 2015

Upper School Chemistry Teacher to teach college prep level Chemistry classes.  This is a ten month, benefited position. The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree, and a minimum three years classroom teaching experience.  The perfect candidate would also have some Physics background (enough to teach an Intro to Chem/Physics class.) This is a great opportunity to teach in state-of-the-art Science labs in a nationally recognized Science department. Our teachers are student-centered, technologically savvy, and committed to our Mission Statement. 

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: For more information: 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 ( and   

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.