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Registration available for the Professional Skills for Industry Careers BRET Symposium

Jul. 31, 2012—  Time and Date: Monday, August 13, 1:30-5:00PM (main workshop) Tuesday, August 14, 9:00-10:30 (follow-up Q & A with workshop leaders) Location: Light Hall, room # TBA   Who should attend the Professional Skills for Careers in Industry workshop? The workshop is for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows in the sciences who are considering careers in...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour 4/17: Alternative academic careers

Apr. 13, 2012—The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour 3/20: Maintaining balance and resilience in your professional and personal life

Mar. 16, 2012—The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour 2/21: On the job market: Varied paths to the Professoriate

Feb. 17, 2012—The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour 1/17: Finding funding to support your love of teaching

Jan. 13, 2012—The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s...

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PhD Career Connections December Seminar

Dec. 12, 2011—Vanderbilt PhD Career Connections is a monthly seminar series about career options for PhD scientists. Speakers from a diverse range of exciting scientific careers present their career path and share insights from their professional experiences. The series is run by VUMC PhD students and postdoctoral fellows and sponsored by the BRET Office of Career Development. Advance...

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Four Are Honored as U.S. Professors of the Year

Nov. 21, 2011—This year, almost 300 nominees were evaluated by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education on their involvement with students, their contributions to their communities and profession, their support for colleagues and students, and their teaching methodologies. The Chronicle of Higher Education has published interviews...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour 11/15: Continuing STEM education work as faculty (featuring Vanderbilt’s Robert Webster)

Nov. 11, 2011—The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s...

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Upcoming Event: Interviewing with the Dean in Your Faculty Job Search

Oct. 25, 2011—Are you a graduate student or Post Doc in faculty job search mode? Or thinking about it? Come hear about the interview process from Vanderbilt deans including Dean Camilla Benbow (Peabody), Dean Kenneth Galloway (Engineering), and Dean Carolyn Dever (Arts & Science). This panel discussion will address the deans’ perspectives on the academic job search process...

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CIRTL Coffee Hour 10/18: What to Expect the First Year as a Faculty

Oct. 14, 2011—The 2011-2012 CIRTL Coffee Hour Series provides an opportunity for STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math) graduate students and post docs to get together online and talk about careers and the academic job search. The series is facilitated by a mix of young faculty who have recently secured positions and more seasoned tenured faculty. This year’s...

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