Posts tagged Teaching Opportunity

Teaching Assistants needed for Organic Chemistry, Fall 2017, Vanderbilt University

Ashley Brady
August 11, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Department of Chemistry is currently seeking graduate students or postdocs to serve as Teaching Assistants (TAs) to support 3 sections of Organic Chemistry lab (Lab Supervisors) and 6 Recitation Sections (Recitation Leaders).   Lab Supervisors: The TA will be required to supervise lab and grade lab reports. Lab TAs will need to take a 2 hr chemical safety workshop in advance of supervising the labs.

In search of 2017 FOCUS co-leaders

Kate Stuart
July 19, 2017
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.

Scientist in the Classroom positions available for the 2017-2018 school year

Angela Zito
May 2, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Scientist in the Classroom Partnership Program, previously the National Science Foundation GK-12 Graduate Teaching Fellows Program, began serving Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools in January 2000. Currently, the Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) Program is a collaboration between five educational institutions of higher learning, in the greater Nashville area.

ASPIRE Module: STEM Teaching in K-12 Schools, Spring 2017

Kate Stuart
December 14, 2016

Each participant will have the opportunity to experience the K-12 classroom through a volunteer placement in a middle or high school setting. The placements will be tailored to each participant and will range from one class period to a full day, depending on participant availability. The placement will ideally be scheduled during the last week of the module, but this will depend on participant and classroom availability. Placements will be finalized with participant approval.

BOLD Fellows Program Now Accepting Applications for 2017

Kate Stuart
November 1, 2016
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 to design and develop online instructional materials for integration into a course, either as a tool to promote flipping the classroom, a module for a blended course, or a unit to supplement an existing course.

Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth accepting instructors

Kate Stuart
September 2, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth is beginning the process of selecting summer 2017 courses. The mission of PTY is to develop talent in gifted students and those who work with them, and we do this through offering highly accelerated courses for students as young as first grade all the way up through rising seniors in high school. Most of our classes are taught by professors and PhD students, experts who challenge and mentor these students within the framework of a summer program.

ASPIRE On the Road: Fisk University, Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
September 1, 2016

ASPIRE On the Road is an initiative of the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program aimed at broadening the training experiences of biomedical Ph.D. graduate students and postdocs by organizing site visits to companies and organizations to help our trainees make well-informed career decisions. The inaugural ASPIRE on the Road will be a visit to Fisk University in Nashville, TN.  Fisk University is a small, historically black liberal arts university with a history of excellence in academics through teaching, research, and service.  It is Nashville’s oldest institution of higher education and conveniently located less than two miles from Vanderbilt.  Through this opportunity, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will spend a half-day on Fisk’s campus to learn about teaching-focused academic faculty careers, hear from key leadership at Fisk, observe a class, meet with faculty members over lunch and tour the campus, classrooms and labs. 

ASPIRE Teaching Internship at Fisk University: Molecular Methods

Ashley Brady
June 10, 2016
Posted in Announcements

  ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Molecular Methods Course and Lab Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-11:30am, Wednesday 3:30- 5:30 pm Fisk University 1000 17th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37208 Fisk University is a small, historically black liberal arts university with a history of excellence in academics through teaching, research, and service.  It is Nashville’s oldest institution of higher education and conveniently located less than two miles from Vanderbilt.

Teaching opportunity! Apply now to lead small group discussions for first year VU graduate school course

Kim Petrie
June 8, 2016
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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