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‘Career Options: Tenure Track Teaching’

CIRTIL Fall Registration opens 8/10

Jul. 27, 2020—Are you a STEM grad student, postdoc, or early career faculty looking to improve your teaching? This fall CIRTL is offering a range of programming designed to dig into specific aspects of inclusive, effective, evidence-based STEM pedagogy. You can see a list of our offerings: fall courses, MOOCS,  and drop-in event series. Schedules will be...

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ASPIRE Cafe: Exploring and Preparing for Faculty Careers

Apr. 6, 2020—Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:00am Virtual Session ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.*** Kathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental...

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Center for Teaching: Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop-Teaching 101

Feb. 25, 2020—Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop: Teaching 101 Have you been thrust into an instructional role for which you feel unprepared? Are you a multi-semester teacher who wants a refresher on some of the basics? Regardless of your teaching experience, this workshop will provide practical, concrete guidance on the mechanics of teaching and classroom presence, with an eye towards small tweaks...

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Workshop: Developing a Written Diversity Statement

Feb. 12, 2020—In this workshop, we will discuss evidence-based practices for writing a diversity statement for the academic job market. Increasingly, universities and colleges are requesting that faculty job applicants provide a statement addressing how they plan to contribute to inclusive excellence in their professional lives. Sometimes, a job ad will request that applicants address diversity in...

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Event: SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College

Jan. 22, 2020—SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College Sponsored by the Graduate School Career Development Thursday, January 30th, 2020 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Alumni Hall, Rm 201 Speaker: Lee M. Jefferson, PhD (Vanderbilt PhD alum, Religion), Nelson D. and Mary McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion at Centre College Register Here Join us for...

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ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Cancer Biology, Fisk University

Dec. 16, 2019—ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Cancer Biology Lecture: M/W 1:00-2:00pm Lab: Fridays 1:00-4:00pm 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...

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ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Biochemistry II, Fisk University

Dec. 16, 2019—ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Biochemistry II Lecture: T/TH 11:00am-12:30pm Lab: Thursdays 3;30-6:30pm 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...

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Get to know Dr. AJ Baucum, December’s PhD Career Stories Speaker

Nov. 7, 2019—Dr. AJ Baucum will be our featured speaker for the December ASPIRE PhD Career Stories seminar. We asked him a few questions prior to his visit. See what he had to saw below and be sure to attend his talk on December 13th! Registration is requested   A Breakdown of a Typical Day Major Steps in...

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Women in the Academy 10/29: Establishing and Understanding Authority in the Classroom

Oct. 18, 2019—The next session of the Women in the Academy series will be held on 10/29. Please see below for more information.

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Job Opportunity: Assistant/Associate Professor in Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Sep. 10, 2019—Emory University Department of Biochemistry Phone (404) 727-5962 1510 Clifton Road, N.E., Room 4001 Fax 404.727.2738 Atlanta, Georgia 30322 www.biochem.emory.edu The Department of Biochemistry in the Emory University School of Medicine is seeking to hire Assistant/Associate Professors (tenure track) with expertise in biochemical/biophysical or related approaches. The Department of Biochemistry is a leading research division...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Mar. 8, 2019—The Department of Biology at  Rhodes College seeks qualified applicants for a one-year faculty position as Assistant Professor to begin in August of 2019.   Rhodes College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups and/or those with demonstrated   commitment   to   working   with   diverse   and   historically   underrepresented populations.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. (completed...

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Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Feb. 6, 2019—The Department of Epidemiology and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth seek applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in association with Dartmouth’s Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Molecular Epidemiology. Exceptional candidates at the rank of Associate Professor may also be considered. The Department of Epidemiology provides a dynamic and interactive environment, with...

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The Latest from CIRTL

Feb. 4, 2019—Although much of the spring semester programming is now fully enrolled, a drop-in event series and an online workshop are  open, both of which explore facets of teaching careers at community colleges. Furthermore, registration for the spring MOOC is ongoing. Courses of interest: Faculty Advising in a Community College Setting  Wednesday 4/22 : 2:00-4:00PM ET...

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Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement: Creating Your Draft

Jan. 8, 2019—Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement: Creating Your Draft 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 the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. This...

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Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement: Revising Your Draft

Jan. 8, 2019—After attending the Creating Your Draft workshop, this Revising Your Draft workshop will allow participants to get feedback on their teaching philosophy statement. This session will include a quick review of best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market, however most of the time will be spent peer reviewing each other’s...

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ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Fisk University, Cancer Biology, Nashville, TN

Nov. 26, 2018—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity:  Teaching Internship: Cancer Biology Class Lecture/Discussion: Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 1-2 PM   Course-associated laboratory: Friday 2-5 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...

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PhD Career Connections: The tenure track at teaching (PUI) and minority institutions (MSI, HBCU, HSI)

Nov. 26, 2018—Friday January 18th 2:00pm Light Hall 202 Steven Damo, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Co-director of the MARC U*STAR Program, at Fisk University here in Nashville. Please join us to here about his career at teaching (PUI) and minority institutions (MSI, HBCU, HSI) Learn more about his research and...

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ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Biological Principles II: Biology course for science and pre-health majors 

Nov. 14, 2018—ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Biological Principles II: Biology course for science and pre-health majors  Choose one of two sections: Class Lecture/Discussion:  Mon/Wed/Fri 8:00-8:50 am, Lab Wed 1:00-3:50 Class Lecture/Discussion:  Mon/Wed/Fri 9:00-9:50 am, Lab Mon 1:00-3:50 Belmont University 1900 Belmont Blvd Nashville, TN 37212 Ranked No. 5 in the Regional Universities South category, Belmont University consists...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Biology (Animal Physiologist), Department of Biology, SUNY Geneseo, NY

Nov. 2, 2018—The mission of the Biology program at Geneseo is to provide students with a broad background in biology, which can be used as a solid foundation for various careers in the biological sciences and medicine. We also want students to appreciate and value biological diversity and to leave the program with an increased sense of...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor, Immunobiology, Department of Biology, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Nov. 2, 2018—The Department of Biology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 19, 2019. We are seeking candidates with research interests in the broad field of immunobiology or immunology. A Ph.D. in the life sciences and postdoctoral research experience are...

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