Posts in Workshops and Seminars

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:

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.

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: A Mini-Course for Students and Postdocs, University of Pennsylvania

Rachel Howell
October 22, 2014

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: A Mini-Course for Students and Postdocs December 5, 2014, University of Pennsylvania Campus, Philadelphia PA Location: Stemmler-Dunlop Auditorium, 3450 Hamilton Walk, and Smilow Center for Translational Research Perelman School of Medicine, 3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Free webinar about writing a federal resume

Kim Petrie
October 10, 2014

If you are applying for federal jobs, you may want to tune in for a FREE webinar from USAJobs about writing a federal resume.  The webinar will be Friday, October 17 from 1:30-3:00PM EST. More details are available on their website:   Registration is limited to 1500 slots and I expect they will go fast, so sign up ASAP!

Online Training Course - Begins October 27, 2014 (Data Management / REDCap)

Rachel Howell
October 6, 2014

New online Data Management course will start October 27, 2014. The course is available to anyone at no cost (regardless of location or institution affiliation) and will run approximately 5-weeks. We understand this is a busy time of year for most, so have structured assignments and due dates to be relatively flexible.