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How to Give an Excellent STEM Job Talk

Chronicle Vitae
August 28, 2019

By Russ E. Carpenter and R. Parrish Waters

For Ph.D.s on the job market in the sciences, no element of the hiring process is more important for making or breaking your prospects than the job talk.

At some point in the 2019-20 hiring season — once you’ve made the long journey from application packet to Skype interview to campus visit — you will have to deliver a job talk. It will play a large part in determining the next decade or more of your career.

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6 Tips to Improve Your Cover Letter

The Chronicle of Higher Education
September 08, 2019
Like the commencement speech, the cover letter for an academic job is a straitened genre. Most of us don’t have to worry about writing commencement speeches (it’s a happy problem if you ever do), but thousands of graduate students and recent Ph.D.s write cover letters every year.

Strict conventions govern cover letters for faculty positions, so it’s relatively easy to write a passable one: Just follow the rules. But it’s much harder to write one that really stands out to a search committee.

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Current Job Openings

Senior Faculty Development Consultant in Teaching and Learning

Center for Faculty Excellence | UNC- Chapel Hill

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Professor of Educational Sciences specialising in research on higher education

Department of Educational Sciences | Lund University

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Scholarly Assistant Professor

College of Veterinary Medicine | Washington State University

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Instructional Project & Engagement Coordinator

College of Letters & Science | University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Assessment Specialist

Center for Educational Effectiveness | University of California, Davis

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Biology Teaching Assistant Professor

Department of Biology Teaching and Learning (BTL) | University of Minnesota

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Department of Biology

Harvey Mudd College | More Info

Open until 8/11/2022

Multiple Openings

California Science Center

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Los Angeles Community College District

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Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering | Lafayette College

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Biology Education | Texas State University

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Academic Assessment Designer

Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies | Emerson College

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Associate Professor

Biology | Manchester Community College

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Director

Educators’ Leadership Academy-FPRDC | University of Central Oklahoma

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Assistant Director of Graduate Student and Post-Doc Programs and Services – Educational Development

Center for Teaching and Learning | Washington University in St. Louis

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Academic Professional

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering | Georgia Tech and Emory University

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LEAD Instructor Position

Faculty Development and Educational Programs Coordination | St. George’s University

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LEAD Assistant/Associate Professor

Faculty Development & Director, M. Ed. Program | St. George’s University

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Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning | Queen’s University

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Posted on Queen’s website in mid April.

Director

Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning (CETL) and Distant Education | Texas Wesleyan University

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Faculty Developer

CNDLS | Georgetown University

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Associate Director

Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University

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Online LEAD 1961W Coordinator and Teaching Specialist

Leadership Minor Program | University of Minnesota

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Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Manager

Quality Enhancement Plan (university wide) | Parker University

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Teaching and Academic Advising Faculty

Neuroscience Program | Georgia Tech University

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Program Manager for Student Programs

Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) | Dartmouth College

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Program Director

Center for Teaching and Learning | Brandeis University

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Organic Chemistry Laboratory Instructor

Chemistry | California Polytechnic Pomona

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Associate Director, Faculty Development

School of Professional Studies | Columbia University (NYC)

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Researcher/Scientist – Director of Curriculum Development and Implementation

Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) | University of Wisconsin- Madison

For candidates with a PhD, EdD, or other terminal degree:

https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/513590/director-of-curriculum-development-implementation

For candidates with a Master’s Degree:

https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/513591/director-of-curriculum-development-implementation