Tag Archives: Academic Enrichment

New faculty diversity programs launch for PROMISE, and the Twitter site gets a new look showcasing the #ThinkBigDiversity landing page

Did you know that there are new PROMISE programs that will focus on faculty diversity in engineering and the biomedical sciences? The PROMISE Academy was funded in October 2018 and bears the official title: The AGEP Alliance State System Model to Transform the Hiring Practices and Career Success of Tenure Track Historically Underrepresented Minority Faculty […]

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Writing for Publication co-hosted by Graduate Student Association and PROMISE Professional Development at UMBC

You are invited to attend on November 8, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM a writing for publication seminar hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and PROMISE. Place: Meyerhoff Building, Room 120   Agenda: 4:00 – 4:30   Registration & Dinner Service 4:30 – 4:40   Welcome 4:40 – 5:30   Panel presentation 5:30 […]

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Public Speaking Series: 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) at UMBC

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) celebrates the exciting research conducted by Ph.D. students. Developed by The University of Queensland, the exercise cultivates students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Please join us for this workshop to learn […]

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How to Develop a Teaching Portfolio

Professors-in-Training – PROF-iT Series When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, · Noon – 2 PM Where: The Commons 328 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 […]

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How to Develop a Syllabus

PROF-iT Series with Dr. Linda Hodges When: Friday, September 21, 2018, · Noon – 2 PM Where: The Commons 329 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. Speaker: Dr. Linda Hodges, Associate Vice Provost for […]

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Fall 2018 Dissertation House for Non-Traditional Graduate Students, including University Employees, and Career Professionals – UMBC ONLY!

Dates: Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13, 2018. Location: UMBC, Commons Building, Rooms: 331 and 328. Time: 9 am – 5 pm (each day). This activity is open to any full-time UMBC employee who is working on a thesis or dissertation, at any university, e.g., UMBC employees who are in the doctoral program at […]

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Fall Writing Accountability Group (WAG) @ UMB

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3 Postdoctoral positions at Carnegie Mellon University

1. Postdoctoral position at CMU in experiments on novel Acousto-optic Techniques for Brain Recording A postdoc position is available in Optics as part of an interdisciplinary project on designing new optical techniques for non-invasive interfacing with the brain. The position is available in the electrical and computer engineering (ECE) department at CMU. The postdoctoral fellow […]

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Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research Fellowship @UMBC #ThinkBigDiversity

The PROMISE AGEP supports faculty diversity, and partners with UMBC’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to invite applications for the following position:   Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research Fellowship, 2019-2021 (apply.interfolio.com/53007)    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for the Natural Sciences Professoriate-Track Faculty Research […]

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UPDATE – PROMISE PhD Alums Bring $100,000 NSF GRFP Fellowship Prep Workshop to @UMBC Sat. Sept. 15, 2018

Files shared by the presenters: Participant Folder: Review_Criteria Reviewer_comments1 Reviewer_comments2 TipsforApplying WS_PersonalStatement WS_PreviousResearchExperience WS_ProposedPlanofResearch Essays: 01Personal_Statement_winner_draft2015 02Personal_Statement_winner2015 03personalstatement-winner2-2nddraft2015 04PersonalStatement_winner2_2015 05FrancesPersonalStatement 06rubricByRobinWalker 07Reviewer_comments 08PattiProposedResearch 09Proposed Research-winner2-draft2015 10ProposedResearch_winner2_2015 11Research Statement-winner-3rddraft2015 12Research_Statement_winner_2015   UPDATE September 15, 2018: NSF GRFP Presentation (download): 2018 NSF GRFP Presentation – UMBC   UPDATE September 13, 2018: Due to inclement weather approaching our […]

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