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January 2020

Networking and Why Every PhD Should Do It

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Join Beyond the Professoriate co-founder L. Maren Wood, PhD for this 30 min webinar to learn how to effectively network for job search and career success. After attending this webinar, you will be able to recognize the importance of networking as part of a job search strategy; apply effective informational interview etiquette; develop strategies to navigate the uncomfortableness of networking.(Beyond Prof online event) REGISTER

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Effective College Teaching

January 24 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Drs. Richard Felder and Rebecca Brent, authors of Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide will be facilitating a full-day workshop on designing effective instruction for undergraduate students across disciplines. Open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars interested in teaching. Support provided by the SPIRE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, CIRTL at UNC Chapel Hill, and TIBBS. Morning coffee and lunch provided. Seats are limited. Please only register if you are able to attend the full day. REGISTER

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Dissertation Writing Boot Camp – Jan 2020

January 27 @ 9:00 am - January 31 @ 1:00 pm
The Writing Center, 0127 SASB North

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers. Additional boot camps will be offered May and June 2020. Dates TBA. REGISTER

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Using Handshake to Advance Your Professional Development

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to set-up an effective Handshake profile that can communicate your abilities to employers, expand your professional network, as well as find and apply for opportunities. You will also be briefed on how to find events, workshops, and career fairs to expand your connections with employers. Competencies: Digital Technology (NACE Career Readiness), Career Management (NACE Career Readiness, Communication (Carolina Excellence), Self-awareness (Carolina Excellence)

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Preparing for Career Success: Data Management

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

After this workshop, participants will be able to: Describe what data management is and why it’s important, including relevant funding agency policies for managing/sharing research data. List some strategies and tools for managing data, both for personal and research purposes. Employ those strategies and tools to improve their data management practices and to track measures (e.g. article impact metrics) that demonstrate their research impact. All disciplines are welcome. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Safe Zone training for Teaching Assistants

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four-hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. In this Safe Zone for people currently serving as Teaching Assistants (and those interested in a future role as a Teaching Assistant) we will discuss strategies to create an inclusive classroom, go through scenarios you might encounter, and answer…

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How to Get Hired: Advice to PhDs from Hiring Managers

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What do hiring managers look for in new employees? How can graduate students and PhDs communicate their value to potential employers and land a great post-PhD job? In this webinar, two PhDs — Josh Magsam, PhD (English, University of Oregon) and Melanie Nelson PhD (biochemistry, Scripps Research) — demystify the hiring process. After attending this webinar, you’ll be able to recognize the perspective of hiring managers; identify common mistakes job candidates make; and apply strategies for pitching yourself to employers.(Beyond…

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February 2020

Resumes and Cover Letters for Non-Academic Careers

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Learn how to structure effective resumes and cover letters that communicate experience and alignment with career opportunities. Participants are encouraged to bring their own materials and drafts to work on during the workshop. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Walk the Talk: Teaching Intensive Job Talks and Teaching Demos (Part 2)

February 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Watch teaching demos live, hear from postdocs on the job market, and observe real-time commentary and feedback from teaching and learning professionals, including teaching-intensive professors, SPIRE postdocs, and faculty development staff administrators! Get tips on preparing for teaching-related job talks and demos, and ask your questions from these experienced professionals and seasoned academic job market candidates. Co-sponsored by the Graduate School, Future Science Educators (FuSE), the Center for Faculty Excellence, & TIBBS Practice Talks: February 13, 2020 REGISTER

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Writing Effective Teaching Statements

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This workshop will introduce participants to teaching statements as a professional document that captures what’s important to your teaching process and supporting student learning. Participants will get started writing a teaching statement through common structures and strategies, particularly evidence-based approaches and inclusive teaching practices to create an effective and impactful teaching statement. REGISTER

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