Posts tagged Teaching Opportunity

Bard College’s Citizen Science Program

Kate Stuart
April 24, 2014
Posted in Announcements

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

Vanderbilt Center for Teaching: Certificate in College Teaching

Kate Stuart
April 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The purpose of the Certificate in College Teaching, co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching and the Graduate School, is to assist graduate students and post doctoral fellows who wish to gain a clearer, deeper, more active approach to teaching and learning in higher education. The certificate focuses on the research on how people learn and best teaching practices, and supports the university’s pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning.

Vanderbilt Center for Teaching: SoTL Scholars Program

Kate Stuart
April 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The 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.

Vanderbilt Center for Teaching: Blended & Online Learning Design (BOLD) Fellows

Kate Stuart
April 17, 2014
Posted in Announcements

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 online modules for integration into a course, either as a tool to promote flipping the classroom, a module for a blended course, or a unit within a MOOC.

Scientist in the Classroom Information Session

Are you interested in teaching or learning how to communicate science but don't know where to begin?  Then join the Center for Science Outreach and your peers for an informational session on how to get started.  Learn how you can get involved in the Nashville community by working with K-8 students and teaching science one day a week.  We are currently accepting applications for interested graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  Graduate students earn a topping up stipend of up to 7.5K!  

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Beaming STEM Labs to Rural America

Kate Stuart
March 25, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Volunteers Needed for Aspirnaut™ Beaming STEM Labs to Rural America. Aspirnaut is finishing its 5th year of beaming hands-on inquiry-based STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs to rural Tennessee, Arkansas, Maine, and we need you to finish the school year! Videoconferencing to youth in 3rd-8th grades is the perfect opportunity for post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable teaching experience and to help supplement science education in rural areas.

Biochemistry Scholar-Teacher Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Georgia

Kim Petrie
November 4, 2013

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at The University of Georgia seeks a Biochemistry Scholar-Teacher Postdoctoral Associate (Posting #20131567) to contribute to the study of biology education and the teaching of undergraduates. The successful candidate will have doctoral level training in biochemistry or cell and molecular biology or education research and a demonstrated interest in the teaching and learning of biology.

Open Call for FOCUS Co-Leaders

July 9, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Anyone interested in gaining teaching experience should consider applying to serve as a FOCUS co-Leader. 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.

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