Teaching Philosophy Workshop
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
1:00-3:00 PM, Union South
This workshop is designed to help participants develop their statement of teaching philosophy. This document is a common component of faculty job application materials, and yet can prove challenging to write. Through hands-on exercises and constructive peer feedback, participants will leave with material for a draft of their teaching statement. You do not need to have a prior draft of your statement in order to participate in the workshop.
Pulling it All Together: Crafting Your CV/Resume and Cover Letter
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
8:30-10:00 AM, Union South
In developing your written credentials and preparing application materials for your job search, it is crucial to represent your professional experience, accomplishments, expertise, and professional development experiences in the most impactful manner possible. Participants are asked to bring a hard copy of their CV/Resume or a job application letter to this workshop. Join us and learn how to write your way into an interview!
Members of UW-Madison’s Agroecology Program, Wisconsin DNR, and a cattle grazier will share how they’re employing and assessing livestock grazing as a conservation tool for publicly held grasslands in Wisconsin.
Presenters: Alan Turnquist – Agroecology M.S. Program; Jacob Grace – Research Assistant and M.S. Candidate in Agroecology; William D. Kolodziej – Grazing Specialist, Marathon County; and Erin Grossman, Wildlife Technician, Wisconsin DNR.
Thursday, April 19th at 3:30pm
University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking a tenure track assistant professor in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. This is an unusual and exciting faculty position in an up and coming field. We are seeking an individual who has an academic (and ideally, also applied) background in renewable energy and a strong desire to teach. We are looking for an enthusiastic and fun candidate to join our campus in building the world’s future thinkers and doers.
The full job description is here: https://www.uwplatt.edu/careers?job=493788
Program website is here: http://www.uwplatt.edu/sres
Please join us next Friday, May 5 at 1:15 PM in 351 Moore Hall, where Dr. Mary Saunders Bulan from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC, will present on “Agriculture as a Liberal Art: Teaching Undergraduates on a Campus Farm”. Attendance is encouraged for all persons interested in this topic.
This is the fourth and final seminar in our Women in Plant Science Talk Series, which is supported by the Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI), as well as the departments of Agronomy, Botany, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, and Plant Pathology.
We will also be hosting a Q&A pizza lunch with Dr. Saunders Bulan prior to her talk on Friday, May 5 at 12 PM, also in 351 Moore Hall. This will be an opportunity for students to learn more about her experiences, advice to young scientists, and perspectives on the advancement of women in plant science.
To help us estimate attendance and pizza needs, please click here to sign up for the Q&A session
Dr. Saunders Bulan is also available to meet with faculty, staff, and students one-on-one on Thursday the 4th and Friday the 5th. If you’d like to meet with her, please sign up on the following sheet