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CIRTLCast: Engaging a Diverse Student Body in STEM by Teaching Critical Thinking in Chemistry

Join us today for our second session in the Promoting Diversity and Success in STEM Education CIRTLCast Series. Drs. Brian Crane and Stephen Lee of Cornell University will discuss an innovative program designed to help first year undergraduate students successfully navigate some of the challenges they face in introductory chemistry courses at Cornell University. 

Job Announcement: Assistant Professor of Biology at Carthage College

Carthage College is currently seeking applicants for a tenure-track appointment as assistant professor of biology. Applicants should expect to teach both introductory and advanced biology coures and labs and to assist with experimental design and senior thesis courses. The hired individual will help establish a research program centered on mentoring and teaching undergraduate students. Post-doctoral experience is highly desireable.

The position begins August 2015.

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An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching

Registration is open for An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching.  This seven-week MOOC explores effective teaching strategies for college or university STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) classrooms. Watch the intro video:

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Job Announcement: Associate Director of Professional Development at UW-Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE) program is currently seeking applicants for an Associate Director of Professional Development position. The MTLE program provides assistance to early-career faculty with teaching resources, training, and support. The associate director is responsible for overseeing and managing these operations.

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Job Announcement: Associate Dean for Inclusion & Student Engagement at Cornell University

Cornell University is seeking an Associate Dean for Inclusion and Student Engagement to provide vision, leadership and overall management of Graduate School policies and initiatives related to diversity, inclusion, and student engagement. Read More »

Job Announcement: Postdoctoral Researcher in Science Education at Duke University

A postdoctoral position focused on science education research and assessment is available at Duke University. The position is part of an HHMI-funded grant to increase student success in STEM disciplines, and the goal is to develop data-driven models for understanding how faculty perceive and experience teaching, how students perceive and experience learning, and what educational experiences can be implemented in science gateways to create multiple pathways for success for all our students, including under-represented minorities. Read More »

Job Announcement: Associate Director of STEM Teaching and Learning at the University of Chicago

The newly established Chicago Center for Teaching ( is seeking applicants for an Associate Director of STEM Teaching and Learning. The Associate Director will take primary responsibility for the development, oversight, and assessment of the CCT’s services to STEM fields, with broad latitude for creativity, leadership, and decision making. 

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Job Announcement: Assessment and Evaluation Postdoc Position

The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce an Assessment and Evaluation Postdoctoral Research Associate position. This is a three-year postdoc for a recent PhD who wishes to explore an educational development career at a well-established center and develop significant evaluation and assessment experience.The successful candidate will work closely with CRLT’s Director of Assessment and the Assistant Vice Provost for Global and Engaged Education to evaluate and report on active and engaged learning. Read More »

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 »