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Accelerate Your Academic Job Search: Teaching Statements [Session 6 of 8] (PhDs & Postdocs)

 What makes an effective teaching statement? You will review examples of statements from successful job seekers. You will begin to identify the points you want to make and the examples you want to use. We will also discuss how to provide "evidence of teaching excellence" and succeeding at the "teaching demonstration." Sign up for each of the eight sessions SEPARATELY.

Accelerate Your Academic Job Search: Research Statement [Session 5 of 8] (PhDs & Postdocs)

THThis session is focused on the Research Statement. This document is required at research-focused, and often also at teaching-focused universities. You will learn about what makes an effective statement and have the opportunity to get started on your own. Sign up for each of the eight sessions SEPARATELY. If you attend at least seven sessions of the entire series, then you will receive a free copy of the "Academic Job Search Handbook." If one or more sessions are not of interest, you are not obligated to attend them, although we think you will learn at all of them.

Accelerate Your Academic Job Search: Interviewing [Session 4 of 8] (PhDs & Postdocs)

Are you planning to enter the job market for a faculty position? These sessions will help you prepare yourself and your application materials. This is a series of eight sessions. We meet every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 - 5:30 pm, July 22 - August 14. THIS IS THE REGISTRATION FOR SESSION #4: INTERVIEWING. This session covers all aspects of interviewing: phone, Skype, in person and during the campus visit. You will practice answering common interview questions. Everyone improves with practice! Sign up for each of the eight sessions SEPARATELY.

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Fall Graduate Student Open House

Learn about CTL resources and win a free iPad Pro!

Meet CTL staff and graduate students who will tell you about consultations on teaching, digital tools, mentoring opportunities, workshops, academic skills coaching, and more.

When you attend, you can enter a raffle to win a 10.5” iPad Pro. All are welcome, whether you’re an experienced teacher or have never taught before.

Free snacks and drinks will be available, including vegan and gluten-free options. 

Contact for Questions: Tim Randazzo

Leveraging LinkedIn for your Professional Development (PhDs & Postdocs)

We'll share strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn by building a dynamic profile and utilizing unique LinkedIn features to find connections. This is an interactive lab, so bring your laptop! During this session, learn how to: - Ensure that your profile shows up in the search results - Leverage LinkedIn to research career paths - Identify organizations where you have inside connections - Learn the fundamentals of growing your network - Using Linkedin to grow your network and find job leads

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Engineering (PhD /Postdoc)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Engineering have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

Building an inclusive classroom

There is a critical need to recruit, retain, and empower first generation students, under-represented minorities, and women in elite university programs. Instructors, programs, and financial investment often start by focusing on access and rectifying perceived deficits in students, such as coming from poor high schools or lacking AP courses. Recent literature and new models indicate that looking at extrinsic factors, such as classroom structure and dynamics, can dramatically improve outcomes and reduce the achievement gap.

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Biological Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Biological Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Natural and Earth Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Natural, Earth and Biological Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the complete description: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate?

Faculty Job Search: Recent Successful Job Seekers in Humanities and Social Sciences (PhDs & Postdocs)

Good advice and up-to-date information about the faculty job search comes from those who have just successfully completed a search. All members of this panel of current Stanford PhDs and Postdocs in Humanities, Education and Social Sciences have concluded the faculty job search during 2018-19 and has received at least one job offer. Some have juggled several competing offers. Come hear them give you the full picture: * What made their written materials stand out? * What were the campus interviews like? * How did they negotiate? * What was the most unexpected thing that happened to them?

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