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Apply to be a Scientific Teaching Fellow

Applications are now open for 2019 Scientific Teaching Fellows! The Wisconsin Program for  Scientific Teaching is looking for graduate students and postdocs who want to participate in  professional development opportunities related to effective teaching, gain valuable experience for a  career in college science teaching, and collaboratively teach a first-year biosciences course with  ongoing support and mentoring.

 

Application deadline extended to November 18, 2018, 11:59 pm

 

INTEGSCI 100

Exploring Biology

Explore exciting bioscience topics and campus opportunities in Exploring Biology, a course for first-year students interested in majoring in the biosciences.

INTEGSCI 110

BioHouse Seminar

The BioHouse Seminar is an introduction to how biology can help solve society's pressing issues. Must be a BioHouse Residential Learning Community student.

INTEGSCI 140

Exploring Service in Science

You can start making a difference in the world right now! Explore science outreach in areas like education, health, and the environment.

INTEGSCI 150

Exploring Research in Science

Gain an understanding of science research at UW–Madison, explore how scientists from different disciplines approach research, and build skills in thinking like a scientist.

INTEGSCI 230

Discipline-Based Leadership & Mentoring

Build practical peer leadership and mentoring skills, and join a community of peers who can provide support and additional insight as you evaluate and reflect on your personal experiences.

INTEGSCI 240

Service with Youth in STEM

Learn how to teach the process of science to kids. Practice what you learn by leading an after-school science club.

INTEGSCI 260

Entering Research, Part I

Learn how to cultivate a productive mentor/mentee relationship, design an experience to meet your goals, and gain understanding of the larger world of research and scientific exchange.

INTEGSCI 261

Entering Research, Part II

One-credit seminar for undergraduate researchers with 1 or more semesters of prior research experience to be taken alongside 1-3 independent research credits in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field.

INTEGSCI 375

Grand Challenges in STEM

A course for new transfer students in STEM designed to help build community and navigate opportunities at UW–Madison

INTEGSCI 605

Scientific Teaching for TAs

This course aims to arm new TAs with survival skills in scientific teaching through theory, practice, and learning community. Get just-in-time support as you work with students, share experiences and innovative ideas with colleagues, and enhance your knowledge of teaching and learning. You will learn the core themes of scientific teaching (active learning, assessment, and diversity) and apply them to the courses you are teaching.

INTEGSCI 660

Research Mentor Training

The Research Mentor Training seminar, offered in collaboration with the Delta program, gives you space to reflect and reinvigorate and provides concrete tools to support a successful mentor/mentee relationship. The course is designed for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty who are mentoring an undergraduate, and it's meant to be taken alongside as you mentor, so you get just-in-time support and can try out what you're learning.