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CSEO Postdoctoral Fellows

Professional Development Opportunities for Postdoctoral Fellows

Your success is central to the vision and mission of the Collaborative for STEM Education and Outreach. The opportunities available below are designed to advance your education and training by engaging you in professional development activities that continue to develop your evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices and complement your discipline-specific expertise.

Upcoming Events

The following events have been postponed due to COVID-19 and will be rescheduled:

Conducting Educational Research in the Classroom – Jim Arrington 

Learn the IRB requirements for collecting and reporting data from the classroom.


Exploring and Preparing for Faculty Careers – Kathy Gould, PhD

Identify types of faculty positions and the skills of a competitive applicant.


Writing a Better Cover Letter – Kate Stuart

Cover letter structure, what’s (not) included, & how to tailor your letter to the position.  

Past Events:

Promoting Belonging in the STEM Classroom: How Belonging is the Key to Inclusivity – Cait Kirby

Learn to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM through the use of accessible educational resources.

August 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM via Zoom


Publishing Educational Curricula – Tamra Stambaugh, PhD

How to create and publish educational curricula, for profit. 

February 19, 2020 at 2:30 PM in Wyatt Center, Rm 050-1


Career Options for PhDs – Ashley Brady, PhD

How to leverage your background to maximize your potential career options. 

January 31, 2020 at 2:30 PM in Wyatt Center, Rm 050-1


Orientation to ASPIRE Resources for Postdocs – Ashley Brady, PhD

Overview of the Career Development ASPIRE programs. 

January 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM in 419 Light Hall


Interviewing 101 – Ashley Brady, PhD

How to prepare for various interviews, etiquette, and common questions. 

January 15, 2020 at 2:00 PM in Light Hall 415



Additional Resources

Visit the Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) website for a list of upcoming career and professional development events and enrichment activities for postdoctoral fellows.