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What is it like to work at a university in another country? Seminar 3/7/12 at UMBC, 1PM

In Grad Student Success Seminar, Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, Professors Beyond Borders, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on February 27, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Dear Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars,

We recently posted a series of jobs in Australia and we encourage you to think globally as you consider postdoctoral positions, faculty positions, or other careers. Here is that post: http://promiseagep.wordpress.com/2012/02/09/postdoc-and-faculty-jobs-down-under-consider-australia/.
Perhaps you’d like to hear some accounts from others in our community before you consider submitting an application overseas, or before you give your advisor the go-ahead to recommend you for a job with one of their colleagues in another country.
Please take this opportunity to hear from a few of the professors at UMBC who will take time to share their accounts of living in other countries and working at universities outside of the U.S.
 
Speakers:
– Dr. Ivan Erill (Spain)
– Dr. Gloria Chuku (Nigeria)
– Dr. Claudia Galindo (Colombia)
– Dr. Marie-Christine Daniel (France)
Moderator: Michelle Massey – Office of International Education Services
Light refreshments will be served. 

A Professors Beyond Borders Seminar 

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

1:00 – 2:00 PM

UMBC Campus, Commons 329

 

RSVP on MyUMBC: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/11003

 

 

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Coming Soon:  

Career Paths for Graduate Students

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

4:30 – 6:00 PM

UMBC Campus

Library 7th Floor

Dinner will be served.

Round table discussions with employers from DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Co-Sponsored by UMBC’s Career Development Center

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Institutes With Postdoctoral Positions in the Biomedical Sciences Seek Our Students

In Graduate Student Professional Development, Postdoctoral Fellows, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on October 24, 2011 at 6:22 PM

Over the next few weeks, UMBC will host two organizations that are looking to fill postdoctoral positions in the Biomedical Sciences.  Gladstone Institutes, affiliated with the University of California San Francisco will be on campus on Friday, October 28, 2011, NIDCR will be at UMBC on Monday, November 21, 2011 [NEW, updated 11/15/11], and the National Institute of Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, will be on campus on Monday, November 28, 2011.

Please RSVP for these events:

October 28, 2011 — Meet Dr. Sandy Williams,  the President of Gladstone Instituteshttp://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/9171

(Dr. Williams is Dr. Hrabowski’s special guest for the day. Please make time in your schedule to learn about this opportunity.)

Dr. R. Sanders “Sandy” Williams

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[Updated: 11/15/11]

November 21, 2011 — Meet Dr. Martha Somerman, NIH/NIDCR, RSVP:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/9394

Graduate Students, You are invited to meet Dr. Martha Somerman, Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the NIH. Dr. Somerman is interested in talking with UMBC’s students about research opportunities with NIDCR.

Come out for 40 minutes to talk with Dr. Somerman about opportunities:

Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
Public Policy Building, Room 206

Fellowships and programs for graduate students:
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/CareersAndTraining/Fellowships/GraduateStudents/

More about postdocs:
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/CareersAndTraining/FellowshipsInternshipsSorted/TrainingatNIDCR/SuccessStories.htm

“As director of NIDCR, Somerman will oversee a budget of $410 million and lead a staff of more than 400 researchers and administrators on the NIH campus as well as hundreds of grantees at universities, medical schools, dental schools, and other research institutions. NIDCR-supported scientists conduct research on the full spectrum of topics related to oral, dental, and craniofacial health and disease.” (Ref: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/may2011/nidcr-06.htm)

Dr. Martha Somerman

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November 28, 2011 — Meet Dr. Jaron Lockett, NIAhttp://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/9161

(Dr. Lockett was one of the special guests at the PROMISE Summer Success Institute and he would like to meet with more students to discuss opportunities at the NIA.)

Dr. Jaron Lockett

PROF-it Professors-in-Training 12/3, January 2011 $$ opportunities for Grad Students, & 2011 Dissertation House. Plus, SREB’s Dr. Bob Belle comes to UM College Park to discuss interviewing Dec. 3!

In Dissertation House, Grad Student Success Seminar, Ph.D. Completion Project, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on November 23, 2010 at 5:50 PM

As the semester comes to a close, we want to remind you about upcoming seminars on our campuses. We’ll look forward to seeing you!

Prof-It Workshop:  Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar: Learning Styles
Friday, 12/3/10 , 12 noon – 2 PM, Commons  329.  Speaker: Dr. Anne Spence

RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5127

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Ph.D. Completion Workshop at College Park: Effective Job Interviews

Special Guest, Dr. Bob Belle, Director of the SREB-AGEP Doctoral Scholars Program,

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA.

Friday, 12/ 3/10, 3:00 – 5:00 PM. Ulrich Recital Hall 0f Tawes Hall

RSVP: http://www.training.umd.edu/index.cfm?fuseaction=catalog.CourseDetail&CLASS_ID=82309

For more workshops at College Park, visit the Ph.D. Completion Workshop Series page:

http://www.gradschool.umd.edu/grrd/workshops/

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Earn $400 during the January 2011 Winter Session!

Build your mentoring and advising skills and become a Winter Advisor for new undergraduate students at UMBC. Deadline: December 10, 2010.  Details on MyUMBC:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5145


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SEMINAR: Preparing for Spring 2011 GRADUATION: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

Friday, 12/10/10. 12 noon – 1 PM. Commons 331

Presenters: Office of Progressions for the UMBC Graduate School

RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5128

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Workshop-Dissertation House – On Campus
Winter Session, UMBC Campus only
Tuesday, January 18 – Friday, January 21, 2011, 9 AM- 5 PM

Commons 329 & 327

RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5126 and fill out the application on that site.

For more information about the Dissertation House, visit http://www.thedissertationhouse.com

“Preparing for the Professoriate” Workshops on Fri. Nov. 5

In PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on November 1, 2010 at 5:05 PM

On Friday November 5, two of our campuses will focus on teaching!  Our PROMISE program is an AGEP initiative (National Science Foundation’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate) that includes professional development workshops that focus on training for the professoriate.  We want our graduate students to be equipped and prepared for all aspects of faculty life.  This Friday’s workshops will focus on public speaking and preparing teaching portfolios.

UMBC Seminar:

Public Speaking for College Teaching

This is a PROF-it Professors-in-Training Seminar

Friday, November 5, 2010

12 Noon – 2 PM, Commons 329, UMBC Campus

Speaker: Dr. Renetta Tull, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Development

Dr. Tull speaks across the US and Puerto Rico and will be sharing tips for teaching on 11/5.  Prior to coming to UMBC, she was a Faculty member at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is an Adjunct at the University of Maryland College Park.  As a student, Dr. Tull was a TA Fellow with  Northwestern University’s Searle Center for Teaching Excellence.

RSVP:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/4938

UMCP Seminar:

Teaching Portfolios

Speaker:  Dr. Spencer Benson, Director of the UMCP Center for Teaching Excellence

Date: Friday Afternoon, 3:00 – 5:00pm
Event: Ph.D. Completion Project Workshops
Location: Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall. RSVP: http://www.training.umd.edu.

Dr. Spencer Benson is the Director of the  Center for Teaching Excellence, associate professor in the Dept. of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics and an affiliate associate professor in the Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction.  He is responsible for overseeing more than 20 programs designed to improve teaching and learning through professional development of faculty, graduate students and undergraduates.

Secrets of the Faculty Interview. Coming Aug. 20. 10:30 AM

In PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP, Summer Success Institute (SSI) on August 14, 2010 at 5:35 PM

PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) and the UMBC Graduate School present a seminar for all graduate students and postdocs:

“Secrets of the Faculty Interview”
Friday, Aug. 20, 2010
10:30 AM, Commons 331
Guest Speaker: Dr. Philip Rous, Dean of the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.

Dr. Elliot Hirshman, UMBC’s Provost and PI for PROMISE will provide the opening remarks and introduction.

* All graduate students and postdocs are invited to attend.
* The event is free.
* Please RSVP using the public MyUMBC web page:
http://my.umbc.edu/events/3936
This event is part of the 8th Annual PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI). To attend *additional* events on Saturday, August 21, please fill out the registration form on the SSI’s website. Space at Saturday’s SSI is limited the first 100 graduate students and postdocs who register through https://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/promise-summer-success-institute-ssi/. Additional space has been reserved for administrators, faculty, and staff. Information will be regularly updated via timelines of
http://www.facebook.com/PROMISEagep and http://twitter.com/PROMISE_AGEP.  Accounts are not needed to view these pages; these sites display
information that is available and accessible to the public.