Faculty Diversity and You. Fri. Feb. 12, 2016, 1:30 PM #ThinkBigDiversity

This Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, as part of the 2016 Annual PROMISE Research and Professional Development Symposium, there will be a 2 hour workshop that is specifically dedicated to discussing faculty diversity in STEM. Dr. Nancy Shapiro, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the University System of Maryland will bring the opening remarks, andContinue reading “Faculty Diversity and You. Fri. Feb. 12, 2016, 1:30 PM #ThinkBigDiversity”

Postdoc Morning Coffee: “Developing a Teaching Portfolio” with Dr. Linda Hodges, Director – Faculty Development Center

Postdocs from all disciplines are encouraged to attend a workshop on “Developing a Teaching Portfolio.” Teaching portfolios are increasingly expected of candidates who are applying for faculty positions. During this workshop, we will discuss what goes into your portfolio, how to construct your teaching philosophy, how to highlight your accomplishments and future contribution, and whatContinue reading “Postdoc Morning Coffee: “Developing a Teaching Portfolio” with Dr. Linda Hodges, Director – Faculty Development Center”

Learn how to develop a syllabus. PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) session @UMBC w/ Dr. Linda Hodges, 9/18, 2PM

Graduate students and Postdocs are invited to come to UMBC on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at 2 PM for a seminar on developing a syllabus.  This seminar is part of the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) series. Participants will learn how to develop a syllabus, manage time in the classroom, and plan content for the semester. Guest Facilitator:Continue reading “Learn how to develop a syllabus. PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) session @UMBC w/ Dr. Linda Hodges, 9/18, 2PM”

Dean Laura Bryan (UB, @EubieBee) & Career-Life Balance/Integration Portfolios – Feb. 25, 2015

The new Career-Life Balance Initiative at UMBC is sponsoring a February 2015 workshop on preparing career paths that will include a healthy integration of work and those things that are important to life, e.g., health and wellness, family. This workshop is sponsored by UMBC’s initiative new project, “On Ramps” to Full Professor: Institutional Support for Post-Family LeaveContinue reading “Dean Laura Bryan (UB, @EubieBee) & Career-Life Balance/Integration Portfolios – Feb. 25, 2015”

PROMISE Visiting Professors for Social Change (International) – A Proposed Program

Dear Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Members of the PROMISE Community, We are in the process of developing a new program with collaborators, Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico. We sent out an initial email to gauge interest in a new visiting professor program, and the response was overwhelming! We’re so glad to hear that youContinue reading “PROMISE Visiting Professors for Social Change (International) – A Proposed Program”

PROF-it (Professors-in-Training): Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellows Applications – Earlybird Applications through this Friday, November 21!

Be a PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellow!

Fall 2014 Seminars & Workshops at UMBC, UMB, & UMCP: Open to Graduate Students and Postdocs

Through our collaborate PROMISE grant, PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation, students throughout the University System of Maryland are eligible to attend professional seminars and workshops at UMBC, UMB, and UMCP.  If the event is listed on the main PROMISE website, please follow the directions to RSVP. Several seminars have university-specific registration processes. If you are planningContinue reading “Fall 2014 Seminars & Workshops at UMBC, UMB, & UMCP: Open to Graduate Students and Postdocs”

STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program @Northeastern. Deadline: January 15, 2015 ($50,000)

Dear PROMISE Participants, Our friends at Northeastern University have shared this event with us: Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for the Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program.  Northeastern University’s mission emphasizes translational research thatContinue reading “STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program @Northeastern. Deadline: January 15, 2015 ($50,000)”

PROMISE is going to Atlanta in October 2014 for the SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?

We’re heading to the ATL this coming October 2014 for the SREB Compact! If you went to the PROMISE SSI this year, think of The Compact as PROMISE SSI quadrupled! Yes, there are nearly 1000 students from around the country at the conference. As a group, PROMISE has traveled with graduate students to past SREB conferences in Atlanta,Continue reading “PROMISE is going to Atlanta in October 2014 for the SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?”