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WPI STEM Faculty Launch Workshop September 22-23, 2016
Learn how to pursue, apply for, and successfully launch your faculty career with the STEM Faculty Launch Workshop, a premier workshop for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers seeking tenure-track positions.
This second annual workshop, based at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, MA, is open to candidates nationwide. Women and traditionally underrepresented minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Participants attend a variety of interactive sessions, present their research to expert faculty, and gain exposure to project-based learning, a hallmark of WPI education.
All invited participants receive funding to cover travel expenses to and from WPI as well as lodging and meals during the workshop.
Learn about critical topics for new and aspiring faculty:
- Telling your story through public speaking and social media.
- Preparing your teaching statement with evidence-based teaching practice.
- Designing an effective research statement.
- Preparing for the on-campus interview.
- Writing successful grants.
- Negotiating for a tenure-track position.
The application deadline is August 12, 2016. Visit the Faculty Launch Website to apply.
Gallaudet University Seeks Associate Provost of Student Success and Academic Quality
The Associate Provost for Student Success and Academic Quality (APSSAQ) provides strategic leadership, analytic support and oversight to provide students with integrated, high quality programming, beginning with their first contact with the university as enrolled new students and following through to degree completion and movement into productive post graduation endeavors; supports faculty leadership in the development of core curriculum; oversees institutional research, accreditation, academic support services, and faculty development; facilitates new program review; serves as a member of the academic affairs leadership team; and reports directly to the Provost.
You can view the full job description here.
HHMI Professors Competition Now Open
The HHMI professors innovative approaches to teaching are infusing undergraduate science with the excitement and rigor of scientific research, and are becoming models for fundamental reform of the way undergraduate science is taught at research universities. Through participation in the HHMI Professors Program, HHMI professors are encouraged to share ideas and collaborate to improve science education. The deadline to declare intent to apply is July 1, 2016.
The 2017 competition is now open. HHMI expects to appoint up to 15 new HHMI professors who will receive grants to enable them to develop and implement science education activities. HHMI seeks to support a community of professors that represents the depth and breadth of our scientific talent pool and capitalizes on the energy and perspective of our top scientists, including those traditionally underrepresented in the sciences. Read the competition announcement to learn more.
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