We are pleased to confirm a half-day networking summit on August 6th, 2014 focused on mapping your career path toward a career in science education that exists outside the traditional title of professor.

We have invited Boston-area professors who currently hold these positions to share their experiences and advice about pursuing these careers.  Please come to meet other RISE members, gain insight from our guests, and plan for how you’ll get the job you’ve always dreamed of.

  • Sue Offner, Ph.D., Lexington High School Biology teacher
  • Dipa Shah, Ph.D., Associate Director for Teaching and Learning at the MIT Teaching and Learning Lab
  • Irene Porro, Ph.D., Director, Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Center for Education and Teaching Excellence at Framingham State University
  • Brindha Muniappan, Ph.D., Director, Education and Public Programs at the MIT Museum
  • and more!

 

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We are pleased to confirm a half-day networking summit focused on mapping your career path toward either a science faculty position at a primarily undergraduate institution or a science education faculty position.

We have invited Boston-area professors who currently hold these positions to share their experiences and advice about pursuing these careers.  Please come to meet other RISE members, gain insight from our faculty guests, and plan for how you’ll get the job you’ve always dreamed of.

  • Melanie Berkmen – Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Suffolk University.
  • Brian White – Associate Professor of Biology – Science Education, UMASS Boston
  • Nicole Weber – Assistant Professor – Science Education, Lesley University
  • Mitch McVey – Associate Professor – Biology, Tufts University

The meeting is scheduled for October 17th from 11:00am to 1:00pm in Sackler 221 at Tufts Medical. The first hour will be structured small group discussions with the invited Professors and the second hour is an opportunity to continue informal discussions over lunch and discuss future events/ goals for RISE.  The CTSE at Tufts has offered to provide a light lunch in addition to coffee/ snacks.

 We want to this organization to grow, so please invite one or two potential members to the summit.