Posts tagged Academic Search

Academic Interview Preparation via the Graduate School

Kate Stuart
October 15, 2017

The special guest will be four faculty members from a wide variety of disciplines who have led or served on search committees. At this workshop, you’ll learn more about phone, Skype and on-campus interviews for academic jobs, including postdoc positions. Come with your questions about how to survive the academic interview—you ask it, we’ll cover it!

Academic Job Search via Graduate School

Kate Stuart
September 11, 2017

Academic Job Search (for Graduate Students and Postdocs) Thurs, Sept 21 4:00 - 5:30 pm 201 Alumni Hall Registration encouraged:  https://goo.gl/forms/uxX5r3Sz8A1XHKsB3 Fall is the season for the academic job market. Whether you are applying for assistant professor positions or postdoctoral fellowships this year or are planning ahead for the future, this will help you know what to expect. We'll go over the documents you'll need, with plenty of time to answer your questions.

Being Crash Davis Ain't So Bad: Physics and Astronomy Career Development Colloquium

Kate Stuart
September 6, 2017
Posted in Announcements

This week’s Physics and Astronomy Colloquium is on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 4:00 PM, in Stevenson Center 4327*.                  *Reception at 3:30 PM | Stevenson Center 6333 Speaker information and topic below: Jonathan McMurry (Associate Vice President for Research, Professor of Biochemistry, Kennesaw State University) Being Crash Davis Ain’t So Bad: Life in the Science Minor Leagues 

Writing a Teaching Statement/Philosophy via Center for Teaching

Kate Stuart
August 28, 2017

In this workshop, the Center for Teaching will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. 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.

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.

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. 

“Creativity in the Shadows: Working Beyond the Tenure Track” Wednesday, April 5th

Angela Zito
March 27, 2017

Kim Petrie, from the BRET Office of Career Development will be a featured panelist in the final event in the Women in the Academy Series. This program sponsored by thr Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center offers PhD students a chance to reflect on the ways gender affects their experience as they begin their professional journey in the academy.    “Creativity in the Shadows: Working Beyond the Tenure Track”

STEM Teaching Journal Club, applying for teaching-focused faculty positions

Kate Stuart
March 1, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt STEM Teaching Journal Club will be meeting Thursday, March 16 from 4-5pm in MRBIV 11455. We will be joined by Dr. Kevin Dieter of Vanderbilt’s Department of Psychology to discuss applying for and interviewing for teaching-focused faculty positions. All graduate students, postdocs, and anyone interested in teaching are welcome - no experience necessary, just an interest to learn! Please contact tyler.perfitt@vanderbilt.edu with questions.

Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement

Kate Stuart
January 9, 2017

Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement, Monday, January 30, 3:00–4:30pm in the CFT Classroom online In this workshop we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & postdocs from across disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. Facilitators will be Lydia Bentley and Alexis McBride, Graduate Teaching Fellows. Sponsored by the Center for Teaching.

Writing a Teaching Statement and Philosophy

Kate Stuart
January 9, 2017

The Graduate School Career Development office is sponsoring this workshop, which will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. 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 Graduate School Career Development office. 

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