Teaching Seminar Series

 In the current climate of dwindling jobs in academia one has to pay attention to career choices that are non-traditional, i.e., away from the lab. The first step in that direction is to know about the different career choices available out there, decide which one fits your preparation, priorities and life’s goal and then prepare for it.

The Teaching Seminar Series is another avenue to expose postdoc’s to different philosophies.  Areas covered included teaching diverse student populations at professional, graduate, and undergraduate levels.  This information is vital for advancing to an independent career.

November 6               
“Teaching: The Other Profession”
Kurtis G Cornish, Ph.D., professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, University of Nebraska College of Medicine

 December 12
“Strategies for Teaching at the Graduate Level"
Richard MacDonald, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, professor and vice chair for academics, University of Nebraska Medical Center

February 20
“Teaching and Research Expectations at Undergraduate Institutions”
Jodi Kreiling, Ph.D., associate professor of Chemistry, University of Nebraska at Omaha

March 6
“The Rewards of Teaching: The Community College Experience”
Todd Templeton, M.A., biology professor, Metropolitan Community College

April 3
“Teaching Full Circle”
Dr. Richard Lombardo, Ph.D. , director of the Office of Postdoctoral Studies & Graduate Student Development, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

June 11
“Chalk Talk for Postdocs”
Irving H. Zucker, Ph.D., FAHA Theodore F. Hubbard professor of Cardiovascular Research chairman, Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology editor-in-chief, The American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulation