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The ReBUILDetroit Program, a consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, and Wayne State University, seeks graduate students with a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and research. The Graduate Learning Community Advisors (GLCAs) will work closely with faculty preceptors at one of the ReBUILDetroit campuses to design, implement and deliver a common curriculum in introductory courses containing authentic research experiences based on the Research Coordination Network (RCN) model. For more information, see rebuildetroit.org.
The position will be a commitment of approximately 20 hours of orientation in December 2016, and 8-10 hours per week from January through May, 2017. GLCAs will receive a stipend in the amount of $2500.
The structure of the experience will include:
The ReBUILDetroit Program GLCA positions are open to graduate students with an interest in undergraduate STEM education. Eligibility is not restricted to students in biomedical programs, but they should have knowledge/experience in the disciplinary content associated with one of the RCN models:
*Note: Wayne State University (WSU) graduate students applying through the BEST Program must complete the “BEST Program Phase III Career Exploration in Teaching” Application Form at https://wayne.edu/gradschool/best/program-components/
If you are not applying through the WSU-BEST program, complete applications must include the following items:
Application Deadline: November 1, 2016
Review of applications will begin immediately and finalist interviews will occur the week of November 14, 2016.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the ReBUILDetroit Professional Development seminar:
Bringing (Genomics) Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016 Time: 1 pm to 2 pm
Location: Wayne State University (4th Floor Shapero Hall)
Description: Science students learn best when we can engage them in doing science. To reach all of our students, this means incorporating research into our regular, academic year curriculum, designing projects that work well for a group. The challenges and rewards will be discussed in general, drawing on the NAS Convocation Report, and in specific, using the Genomics Education Partnership as an example.
Marygrove College is seeking an Adjunct Professor of Ceramics (Art 187, 287, 387, 487)
The Department of Art seeks an energetic and innovative educator/scholar with demonstrated knowledge in Ceramic studio practices (handbuilding and wheel) and history to begin January 18, 2017.
Qualified candidates must bring a contemporary perspective to ceramics and the teaching of ceramics; both functional and sculptural forms. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of effective teaching and professional experience with an emphasis on teaching both core and advanced classes. The successful candidate is expected to teach 1-2 courses per semester (undergraduate general education through advanced stacked courses.
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree or equivalent.
Experience in administering ceramics studio.
- Evidence of successful college level teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship
- Demonstrated evidence of professional accomplishment.
- Thorough knowledge of contemporary issues related to emerging artistic genres and their relationship to ceramics and mixed media.
Deadline for applications: ASAP. Submit:
Deadline for Applications: November 9. Hiring for this position is dependent on budgetary approval.
Contact: Mary Lou Greene, Department Chair