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Job Announcement: Two Biology Education Postdoc Positions

The Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently seeking two BioScholar Programming Postdocs to develop, pilot, and evaluate either a peer leadership training program or an introduction to service learning course. The positions are full-time and 12 months in duration, starting September 1, 2014.  Read More »

Job Announcement: STEM Professional Development Coordinator

The Center for BioMolecular Modeling at the Milwaukee School of Engineering is seeking applicants with a Masters or PhD in STEM or in education and possessing strong organizational and communication skills to create instructional materials and professional development experiences for high school science teachers in the area of molecular biosciences.  Read More »

Job Announcement: Assistant/Associate Director of the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University

The Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University is seeking candidates for an Assistant/Associate Director position. The position will involve developing the teaching and learning of faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at Brown University and the coordination and development of workships and other programs designed to support the campus' teaching community. View the full posting here. Read More »

Job Announcement: Assistant Director for Graduate Diversity at the University of Rochester

The college of Arts, Sciences and Engineering (AS&E) at the University of Rochester is seeking candidates for an Assistant Director for Graduate Diversity position. The position will involve the reporting on and recruitment and evaluation of low-income, first generation college, and underrepresented minority graduate students. The hired individual will also be responsible for advising students and providing additional services. View the full posting here. Read More »

Integrating Cognitive Science with Innovative Teaching in STEM Disciplines National Conference

The Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE) at Washington University in St. Louis will be hosting a conference on Integrating Cognitive Science with Innovative Teaching in STEM Disciplines September 11-12, 2014. The conference is designed to promote the development of STEM educational initiatives and interdisciplinary discussion and will include both formal and informal talk sessions. Educators and researchers from all STEM fields as well from the fields of education, psychology, and cognitive science will be in attendance. Read More »

Final Spring 2014 Cross-Network Events

We're ending the semester strong with two cross-Network events today withthe final session in Leveraging Diversity, Creating an Inclusive Classroom III: What Our African American Students Have to Say, and the final session in the Teaching Scientific Literacy series, Team-based Writing for Wikipedia about Animal Behavior. 

Job Announcement: two positions at Indiana University

The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning at Indiana University Bloomington is searching for two new colleagues, an Instructional Consultant and an Instructional Consultant/Media Specialist. Check out the full listings here

Recent Academic Job Annoucements in STEM

Check out the Academic Career Learning Community page for four recent job postings in STEM at various institutions around the country. Bard College and California State University, Chico are both seeking temporary faculty members, the University of Maine is hiring a Biology Education professor, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison has a postdoctoral position also in Biology Education. Click here for more details. 

Job Announcement: Associate Director STEM at Brown University

Brown University's Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning is seeking an Associate Director with expertise in the STEM disciplines to work with faculty, postdocs, and graduate students in the Life and Physical Sciences at Brown to faciltate their professional development in teaching and learning. View the full posting here, or visit https://careers.brown.edu (job#112383) to apply. 

#iamscience Video Series Project

Check out this new video series developed by UCLA biology grad students! Mark Phuong and his colleagues are working to promote diversity participation in the sciences by highlighting the decision making moments in the lives of diverse, early career scientists. Watch their first video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3FEl3ki2fA