1. CIRTL Courses. Every semester, CIRTL offers a variety of online courses that leverage the expertise and diversity of faculty from across our network. Click here to get cross-Network courses for Spring 2017. 
  2. Teaching-As-Research Capstone Series. Every year grad students and postdocs across the CIRTL Network pursue Teaching-as-Research projects to develop their own research-based approaches to STEM instruction. Click here to get more information 2016~2017 to TAR Capstone Series! 
  3. ASK Labby. Do you have any concern and worries about teaching/research in Biologic labs? Write email to , you will get answers. American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)'s most popular columnist will select questions for publication and thoughtful response in ASCB Newsletter. Confidentiality guaranteed if requested.   
  4. Office Hours with EdComm. The ASCB Education Committee(EdComm) is pleased to offer Office Hours with EdComm, a column addressing broad issues in education, ranging from career choice to curriculum development to incorporating technology into your lectures. Send email to with your questions and concerns.   
  5. Literature Recommended Readings.

    Lang, James M. On course: A week-by-week guide to your first semester of college teaching. Harvard University Press, 2009.

    Bean, John C.Engaging ideas: The professor's guide to integrating writing, critical thinking, and active learning in the classroom. John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

    Gay, Geneva. Culturally responsive teaching: Theory, research, and practice. Teachers College Press, 2010.

    Huston, Therese. Teaching what you don’t know. Harvard University Press, 2009.

  1. SOSGSC Travel Award.The SOSGSC offers a competitive travel award for graduate students attending or presenting at a professional conference pertaining to their area of speciality.
  2. Engineering & Technology Honors Program Travel Grant.The school of Engineering Technology offers Travel Grant is to help our School Honors Program students participate in a Study Abroad experience or a conference in their area of study. The grant award is up to $2,000.
  3. CIRTL Network Exchange Program  is a two- to three-day visit to a host campus within the 43 institutions of the nationwide CIRTL Network. This program is designed to give graduate students and post docs the opportunity to give a Teaching-as-Research colloquium and interact with disciplinary colleagues at the CIRTL Network institution. 
  4. Ford Foundation Fellowships for Life Sciences Research. This year the program will award approximately 36 dissertation fellowships, 24 postdoctoral fellowships, and 60 predoctoral fellowships. Fellowships are tenable at any fully accredited, non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. institution of higher education. An applicant need not be accepted by the chosen institution at the time of application. As the application deadline is Monday, November 10, 2016. 
  5. Ford Foundation Dissertation and Predoctoral Fellowships. These grants focus on PhD students interested in careers in teaching and research and who are from groups traditionally under-represented in science, medicine and engineering. 
  6. Fall Case Study Teaching in Science Conference. Next Date: September 16-17, 2016 in Buffalo, NY; Apply by September 1.
  7. Project Kaleidoscope Upstate New York Regional Meetings. Saturday conferences twice a year; location varies; low-cost graduate student/postdoc registration; opportunities to present Teaching as Research posters.
  8. Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network.Best for those considering a career with a teaching center, limited registration grants available for grads/postdocs; November 9-13, 2016 in Louisville, KY.
  9. Other Teaching and Learning Conferences(list maintained by Elon University).

  1. IUPUI Career Services. Career services at IUPUI are distributed, which means multiple career services offices exist on campus, serving different target populations of students and alumni.
  2. Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM Education.The Urban Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (UCASE) is a joint effort among the School of Science, School of Education, and School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. Through a combination of program development, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education research, and graduate and undergraduate scholarships, UCASE fosters the goals of increasing the numbers of highly qualified K-12 STEM teachers, and expanding knowledge of teaching and learning. UCASE was founded in 2006 through IUPUI's Commitment to Excellence (CTE) Funds.
  3. Vitae is an online career hub that makes it easier and more rewarding for faculty and administrators to do their jobs each day. Vitae offers you access to career management tools, a FREE dossier service, the best jobs, peer community, and candid advice you need to succeed in higher ed. Click here to see a sample article on 12 Bloopers to Avoid in a Job Interview.

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