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Applying for Academic Jobs

Presented by Kathy Jackson, Stephen Van Wert and Whitney Zimmerman
Date: Monday, February 2, 2015
Time(s): 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Location: 7A Sparks Building, University Park

Kathy JacksonThinking of a career in academia? Whether you are interested in teaching at a community college, small liberal arts school, or a research-intensive university, this workshop will introduce you to the process of applying for academic jobs. Participants will learn about the job search timeline and suggestions for preparing early. Example job application materials will be discussed. Graduate students of any year and post-docs are welcome to attend this workshop led by Senior Research Associate and Instructional Consultant Kathy Jackson and Graduate Consultants Stephen Van Wert and Whitney Zimmerman.


Takeaways: Guidelines on job-search timing and materials

Spring 2015 Course in College Teaching

Date(s): Wednesday, February 11, 2015 to Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time(s): 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: 315 Rider Building, University Park
Crystal RamsaySteve Van WertThis highly successful 8-week course combines the best elements of a collaborative learning environment with those of a seminar on pedagogy. Discussion of the current literature on teaching and learning, as well as facilitation by instructors from the Schreyer Institute’s experienced faculty, help prepare participants to design and implement both practical and reflective instructional activities.


The facilitators for Fall 2014 will be Crystal Ramsay, Research Associate and Instructional Consultant and Steve Van Wert, Graduate Consultant.


If you have any difficulty registering over the holiday break, please send an email to site@psu.edu.