Posts tagged Career Options: Academia

Job Opportunity: Associate Dean, MESA and STEM Programs, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA

Angela Zito
October 6, 2017

Napa Valley College is hiring an Associate Dean to support the Math, Engineering, Science Achievement/California Community College Program (MESA/CCCP) and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Center Program. MESA is an academic preparation program that assists economically disadvantaged (eligible for financial aid) community college students to succeed in math, science, and engineering so they can transfer to four-year institutions and successfully attain degrees in these fields.

Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor as a Biochemist / Cell or Molecular Biologist, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Angela Zito
September 25, 2017

The Biology Department at Williams College, a premier liberal arts college with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2018. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service, and who are committed to working effectively with a diverse student population.

Fall 2017 CIRTL Offerings: Teaching as Research, Diversity in Teaching, much more!

Kate Stuart
August 9, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The CIRTL Network's fall courses, workshops, events, MOOC, and teaching institute have been scheduled! Our fall semester begins on Monday, October 2 (at which point all our member institutions will be in session), and it ends on Friday, December 15. 

CIRTL – a great resource for VU PhD students and postdocs interested in college teaching

Kim Petrie
August 3, 2017
Posted in Announcements

If you’re interested in a career in college teaching, we encourage you to check out resources available through the CIRTL Network. CIRTL stands for Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning and it’s a network of universities (created originally by an NSF grant) which aims to develop a national STEM faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse student audiences. Vanderbilt is an institutional member so Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff can access CIRTL resources free of charge.

Job Opportunity: Science and Engineering Education Fellow (SEEF) in Biology, Stanford University

Angela Zito
June 27, 2017

The Biology Department at Stanford University is seeking applications for a Science and Engineering Education Fellow (SEEF) in Biology to support committed faculty in implementing and assessing current development of a new undergraduate curriculum. Strong candidates will have a PhD in the Biosciences or in Biology education and strong research interests in the development, application and assessment of innovative teaching and communication practices for Biology. Experience in assessment and/or facilitating active learning is desirable.

Biology Education Research Postdoctoral Scholar-Univ of Nebraska

Angela Zito
May 17, 2017

Postdoctoral Scholar University of Nebraska-Lincoln   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resources and Department of Biochemistry are looking for a Postdoctoral Scholar to help us transform life sciences and STEM education by integrating new technologies into the classroom. We are an interdisciplinary group of life sciences educators, researchers, and technology innovators who are incorporating hands-on, interactive, simulation-based learning into biology courses. 

Job Opportunity: Clinical Assistant Professor-Human Anatomy, Marquette University in Wisconsin

Angela Zito
April 5, 2017

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI is seeking applications from individuals devoted to a career in instruction of anatomy to health professional, post-baccalaureate and undergraduate students to fill a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. 

Postdoctoral positions available, Postdoctoral to Faculty Transition Fellowship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Angela Zito
March 8, 2017

Wayne State University is excited to announce the Postdoctoral to Faculty Transition Fellowship (PFT) program, a major initiative to foster a diverse academic environment by encouraging and supporting promising scholars to launch their academic careers at our institution.    

STEM Pedagogy Club hosting Center for Teaching's Cynthia Brame

Kate Stuart
December 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt’s STEM Pedagogy Journal Club will be meeting Thursday, Dec. 15 from 4-5pm in MRBIV 11455. We will be discussing digital learning techniques with Dr. Cynthia Brame, assistant director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. You can read up on our topic here: http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/4/es6.full.pdf+html. No experience needed, all are welcome to attend! Email tyler.perfitt@vanderbilt.edu with any questions.

CIRTL announces Cross-Network e-courses, including developing a teaching portfolio

Kate Stuart
November 28, 2016
Posted in Announcements

CIRTL's spring 2017 cross-Network courses open for registration next week, so we've got a sneak peek to share with you for now. Our courses give you the opportunity to add to the classes and communities at your home university by joining an interactive, cross-country online learning environment focused on evidence-based STEM teaching.

Practice Faculty Interviews with Dr. Chalkley

Kate Stuart
November 17, 2016
Posted in Announcements

In the months of December, January, and February on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:30am, Roger Chalkley is offering to help postdocs who are currently interviewing for research faculty jobs by doing an individual practice interview session. Participants must have a faculty position currently scheduled for academic faculty positions at a research institutions. If interested, you will be asked to fill out a survey about your current interviewing situation, dress as you would in a professional interview, and treat the opportunity like a real practice! 

NSF Online panels, Inventing the Way Forward: Graduate Education for the STEM Workforce

Kate Stuart
September 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The National Science Foundation Division of Graduate Education will be hosting an Open House this Monday, September 19th from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (ET). See additional details below. Please join the Division of Graduate Education for two panels and a poster session focused on:  Inventing the Way Forward: Graduate Education for the STEM Workforce Panel 1: The Big Picture: Challenges and Opportunities in Graduate Education. Six researchers funded by EHR/DGE will present their findings and perspectives.

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