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“Preparing for a Teaching Career” Seminar at UMB (Downtown Baltimore), Tuesday, 4/10/12, 12 noon

In PROF-it on April 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM

This information comes from the “Career Development” unit at UMB, part of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.  UMB and the University of Maryland College Park are part of the PROMISE AGEP. UMBC is the lead institution.

Ref: http://somvweb.som.umaryland.edu/events2/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=5040&information_id=26628&type=&syndicate=syndicate

Preparing for a Teaching Career
Start Date: 4/10/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/10/2012 End Time: 1:00 PM
Event Description
Preparing For a Teaching Career

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
12:00-1:00 PM
621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 208

 

Guest speaker:

Sabrina Kramer, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, College Park

This session is targeted to graduate students and postdocs interested in pursuing a teaching-based faculty appointment. Topics of discussion will include, but are not limited to, the following:

·         Tips for preparing your application materials, including the “teaching philosophy”

·         Introduction to teaching outside of Academia

·         How to acquiring additional teaching experience, including an overview of “teaching postdocs”

·         Where to look for teaching positions

·         Preparing an effective teaching/job talk

·         Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Registration is now available at
http://registrationrcdp.eventbrite.com?s=3694473

Location Information:
Southern Management Corporation Campus Center (SMC)  (View Map)
621 W. Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Contact Information:
Name: Stacie Small Mendoza
Phone: (410) 706-5434
Email: ssmall@som.umaryland.edu
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Grad Students & Postdocs: Teaching Portfolio Seminar 10/14, $2000 Teaching Opportunity!

In Grad Student Success Seminar, Graduate Student Professional Development, Postdoctoral Fellows, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on October 11, 2011 at 3:30 PM

We are increasing our professional development offerings so that we can assist with preparing you for careers both within and outside of academe. As part of our “PROF-it: Professors-in-Training” program, we have partnered with UMBC’s Faculty Development Center to provide you with training for faculty positions. We also have a partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) which will award $2000 Teaching Fellowships to five postdoctoral fellows and graduate students for Spring 2012.  Awardees will teach a course on one of CCBC’s campuses, have a faculty mentor from CCBC to guide them through the semester, participate in two UMBC/CCBC Teaching Fellows cohort dinners with faculty and administrators on CCBC’s campus, and receive $2000 (salaried) as a financial award.

Any postdoctoral fellow or graduate student interested in a full-time faculty career or a part-time adjunct position should have receive training. The next workshop (“Developing a Teaching Portfolio”) will be led by Dr. Linda Hodges on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 at 12 noon in the UC Ballroom Lounge – RSVP:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/8942.

All postdocs and students who are interested in teaching at CCBC, must plan to attend the seminars that are sponsored by PROF-it: https://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/professors-in-training-prof-it/ as participation in these seminars are part of the application process.

All graduate students and postdocs are invited to attend and participate in the seminars regardless of plans to apply for the Teaching Fellows program at CCBC. All seminars, including Friday’s workshop, are open to all interested parties.  Students and postdocs from UM College Park, UMB (Founding Campus, downtown Baltimore), and neighboring campuses are invited to attend the seminar. If you aren’t from UMBC, you may RSVP as a reply/response to this post.

Apply for UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows program FALL 2011

In Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on May 6, 2011 at 11:44 PM

Are you a graduate student who is interested in obtaining some teaching experience? Were you previously interested but for some reason could not participate?

Participation in the PROF-it “Professors-in-Training” program, provides graduate students at UMBC with an opportunity to draw upon the partnership between UMBC and the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) to teach a class at one of the campuses of CCBC for the FALL 2011 semester. You will be mentored by a faculty member from CCBC, and will be required to attend additional training sessions during the semester. Please make sure that your Advisor and/or your Graduate Program Director are aware that you are applying for this Fellows program. Time commitment may vary from class to class, but be prepared to spend at least 3 hours of preparation per one hour of class time. If accepted, you will be added to CCBC’s payroll and will receive a stipend of $2000.

Read more about teaching at CCBC: https://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/professors-in-training-prof-it/teaching-opportunities-at-ccbc/

ELIGIBILITY:
· Full-time or Part-time graduate student at UMBC.
· All applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate study.
· U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Stipulations related to Visa requirements prevent an international student with a full Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship, or 20 hour/week job from applying.

APPLICATION MATERIALS:
Please submit the Application (attached) AND your full Curriculum Vitae to promisestaff@gmail.com, with subject line “PROF-it 2011 Teaching Fellow.”

** Application package deadline (extended) —  June 10, 2011. **

PROF-it INFORMATION SESSIONS:
Dr. Pollack will discuss the Teaching Fellows selection process, how you can improve your chances of getting selected, and answer any other questions you may have.
Location: Graduate School, Administration Building Room 218.
Two sessions available:
– Friday, May 13, 10 -11 am
– Wednesday, June 1, 12-1 pm

Visit the UMBC PROF-it group on Blackboard for the application and more information.

Application: Fall 2011_Application_UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows

Events for March 2011: Dissertation House, Proposals, Teaching Portfolios, Lift Up (Haiti) Movie, Career Roundtables

In Dissertation House, Grad Student Success Seminar, Ph.D. Completion Project, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on February 18, 2011 at 3:12 PM

We have many events lined up for March! Please stay tuned to this post for updates:

March 4: Thesis and Dissertation Proposals:  A Ph.D. Completion Project Workshop. UM College Park. Guest Speaker: Christine Feak, English Language Institute, University of Michigan.

March 11: PROMISE Mid-Semester Meeting and Networking Social for College Park (Co-hosted by the UMCP Black Graduate Student Association and the UMCP Latino Graduate Student Association.) 3:00 – 5:00 PM.  This will be an opportunity for BGSA, LGSA and PROMISE participants from all disciplines to meet or reconnect over great (FREE) pizza!

DATE: Friday, March 11, 2011
TIME: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
LOCATION:  Ledo’s Restaurant
ADDRESS:  4509 Knox Road (at the corner of Knox and Route 1 attached to the new parking structure)
DISCUSSION TOPIC:  Success Beyond the Classroom: Protocol and Professionalism in Graduate School
COST: FREE!
RSVP/REGISTER: http://tiny.cc/BGSALGSAPROMISE
RSVP/REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 9, 2011 by 4:30 PM
CONTACT: promise@gradschool.umd.edu

 

March 11-12: Dissertation House, UMBC Campus.  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5914

March 12: Grad Student Connection Lunch, 11-2 PM, Skylight Room, UMBC. All graduate students are invited but you must RSVP.  RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/6083

March 16: Writing an Effective Teaching Statement and Constructing a Teaching Portfolio, Facilitator, Dr. Linda Hodeges, Director of the UMBC Faculty Development Center, Room UC Ballroom Lounge, UMBC Campus.  RSVP: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5910

March 27: Come to a screening of the film Lift Up, a documentary about Haiti following the earthquake.  One of the filmmakers is UMBC PROMISE Peer Mentor Huguens Jean. Huguens is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. MyUMBC link for the event can be found here:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5913. We excited to promote this special movie outing at Pratt Library.

March 30: Career Paths for Graduate Students, 4:30 – 6PM, UMBC AOK Library, 7th Floor. Dinner will be served. RSVP:  http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/5982

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