The IT Community of Practice Gives Opportunities to Discuss Instructional Technology with Peers
The IT Community of Practice (ITCoP) is a Faculty Fellow initiative that provides an opportunity for faculty to bring their lunch and join colleagues in demonstration and discussion on trends and issues in instructional technology. The next session will be on January 23, 12:20 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. in the Burchfiel Geography Bldg., Rm 405. The topic will be augmented/virtual reality, so bring your lunch and join the discussion!
GTA@OIT Grant Program is Accepting Proposals
Are you looking to rework a course for online delivery? Graduate Teaching Assistants or Associates within an academic department at UT may be eligible to apply for the GTA@OIT grant program. This program provides an award of $1,000 which can be used for travel or professional development purposes. You will also get assistance from OIT in redesigning a course or course component for web-based delivery in Online@UT (Canvas). To submit your proposal, visit the call for proposals for all the details. Submissions are due by February 11, 2019.
Residency Classification Deadline for Spring 2019
Your residency classification has an impact on your tuition and fees. Your initial classification is determined by the information you have provided on your application for admission to the Graduate School. If you believe that your initial residency classification is incorrect, you may appeal the classification. The final deadline for submitting a residency appeal for spring 2019 is January 18th. Any appeals received after that date will be reviewed for summer or fall 2019.
Mathematics and Computer Science Researchers Invited to Apply to Participate in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum
On September 22–27, 2019 the 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum will take place. This event brings together laureates of mathematics and computer science and young researchers from around the world to participate in lectures and discussions. If you’re a master’s or PhD candidate in mathematics or computer science fields, you may want to apply to be one of those young researchers taking part in the forum. To do so, submit your application by February 15, 2019 at midnight. All applicants will be notified by the end of April 2019 whether or not they will be invited. For questions regarding requirements and the application process, please contact Young Researchers Relations at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discover Graduate Education at UT in March 2019
On March 4, the Graduate School at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in partnership with our colleges, will be hosting Discover Graduate Education. This event will allow you to explore graduate education with us. This event gives you the opportunity to hear from not only the Graduate School and deans from the various colleges, but from the faculty and graduate students in your field of interest. In addition, units on campus and representatives from Knoxville will be available to help you get a feel for what life is like on campus and beyond. Learn more about the event and how to register!
Summer Fellowship Opportunity at the FDA
ORISE, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, has announced summer research opportunities at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), a center of the US Food and Drug Administration in Jefferson, Arkansas. Under this program, those who are selected will train alongside NCTR investigators conducting research to generate data for FDA decision-making. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. ET. US citizens are eligible and the appointment period is full-time for up to 10 weeks beginning May 28, 2019. Get more information about this program and apply.
US DOE Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program
ORAU, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, announces the following program for those who will be receiving their doctoral degree in related science or engineering disciplines before the start date of the 2019 program:
The Fusion Energy Sciences Postdoctoral Research Program offers recent doctoral degree recipients the opportunity to conduct research in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) fusion energy research and development programs. Participants acquire experience and training in areas of fusion energy science, interact with outstanding scientists and engineers, and have access to advanced equipment and facilities. Appointments are made to a wide range of fusion energy centers.
The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. EST.
International House Looking for a Graduate Assistant to Start January 2019
Please note that this position is no longer accepting applications. The International House is hiring a graduate student to begin work during January 2019. Applicants should have experience/interest in the following: developing and implementing programs, supervising others, leading discussions/teaching, working with budgets, etc. Graduate assistants keep the International House functioning on a daily basis. They not only help manage the facility 5 days a week but they also serve as hosts to students from all over the world who come to the University of Tennessee. Get more information about the International House. Submit your application to Amanda Tompkins (email@example.com).