REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS
Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing
The University of Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma, Norman OK. Three nine-month non-renewable Postdoctoral Fellowships beginning fall 2017. These positions will be associated with the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing, a major initiative on virtue and flourishing funded in part by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation (see www.ou.edu/flourish). Significant research focus must be on issues related to character, virtue, or flourishing broadly construed. The postdoctoral fellowships are research positions with no teaching responsibilities, intended for early-career researchers interested in advancing their scholarship. Candidates must have a Ph.D. conferred by the start date. The fellowships will begin on August 16, 2017 and end on May 15, 2018. Those already in temporary or tenure-track positions are welcome to apply to spend a year at the University of Oklahoma. Candidates should send a short cover letter, the names of three references, CV, a writing sample, and a two-page description of the research they will pursue during the fellowship period by email attachment to email@example.com, or if that is not possible, to The Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing, 620 Parrington Oval, #208, Norman, OK 73019. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 12, 2017. The University of Oklahoma is an equal employment opportunity employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve
Job Title: Summer Day Camp Instructor (Pre K – 4th grade)
Location: Southlake, Texas
Type: Seasonal (Tuesday – Friday) 9:00am – 5:00pm
Duration: June — August —, 2017 (Includes 1 week of training)
Bob Jones Nature Center (BJNC) is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization that is dedicated to the preservation and education of the Cross Timbers ecosystem. BJNC provides environmental education, science in nature, recreation programs and events. Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve is a City of Southlake park on 758 acres of natural fun! Our mission is to Restore and Preserve the Eastern Cross-Timers Ecosystem through environmental leadership, education, and compatible outdoor activities.
This job posting should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to preform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those started in this posting.
We are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals who have experience in environmental education and Natural Science, or Arts and Recreation, and enjoy teaching a hands-on approach to learning. We at BJNC expose/teach children to have an appreciation for the natural environment incorporating science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) content, as well as allow students to be active while exploring the outdoors.
Summer Camp Instructors are under the supervision of the Educational Coordinator, modifies and implements lesson plans which are age-group activity specific; Provides opportunities for physical and mental stimulation through both inside and outside learning activities. Instructors provide constant care for the needs of the children between the ages of 3-11 years in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure and healthy manner. Serves children snacks and supervise lunch. Exhibits control of the children and, when needed, displays appropriate discipline techniques. Ensures the accountability, security and safety of all children participating in day camp activities.
The ideal Instructor will possess or be working toward a bachelor’s degree in a related field such as education, conservation, early childhood development, art, recreation, environmental or natural sciences, etc. (certified teacher preferred) and at least two years’ experience working with groups of children teaching and implementing similar programs, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Enjoys the outdoors and such things like daily hikes and exploring nature
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail,
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to develop and implement dynamic and innovative educational programs
• Capacity to transmit enthusiasm about nature and education
• Enjoy math and science concepts a plus
• Demonstrated ability to manage classroom with excellent prioritization skills
• Proven ability to think creatively, be innovative and are proactive in the implement resourceful strategies
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, e-mail, and standard office equipment
• Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain)
Position requires incumbent have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and will be required to pass a background check and a drug screening.
Very competitive compensation for a seasonal contract position. We are seeking to hire quality, energetic, motivated individuals to join our already outstanding team!
To apply: Submit a resume, letter of interest and employment application found on bjnc.org to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants may also stop by between 9:30am and 3:00pm to submit a resume in person and/or fill-out an application. No phone calls please.
Hello! My name is Sarah, and I’m the owner of Sarah’s Spanish School. We teach elementary Spanish enrichment classes at schools all around the US, including schools in Texas. We are currently looking to hire a few teachers for classes that we have in the Plano/Dallas area. I am reaching out to you again to see if you could let any of your Spanish-speaking (native or non-native) students know about the opportunity. No need for the person to be a certified teacher. It is a great position to add to the resume of anyone who is looking to become a full-time teacher once they graduate or anyone looking for real-world experience, and it is just a few hours during the week in the afternoon, so it will fit in almost any college student’s schedule!
Super fun, great company, room for advancement, competitive pay, flexible hours…
You can have them email their resume to me here – email@example.com
We’re looking to hire someone by the end of this week, so if you could forward this email to them today I would really appreciate it!
Thank you so so so much in advance!
If you don’t know where the room is, just come to the new VSC and we will be glad to walk you over!
Our meetings will be the first and third Wednesday of every month. Same time and same place!
March is the exception, due to our usual day falling on spring break we will meet the first and FOURTH of that month.
If anyone has any questions feel free to reach out to me here or at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Arvind Venkataraman and I am a recent SMU Alum (’15) and the founder of a social enterprise called Apollo Tutors.
We offer private tutoring to students at UTD and 12 other universities around the nation.
We also work with students on language tutoring including for Spanish, French, Hindi and others.
I am reaching out about an immediate job opportunity which may be of interest to Spanish Students/ Alumni at UTD.
We have an opportunity to work with a Senior Citizen on Conversational Spanish in the Highland Park area.
The student is looking to work with a Female Spanish Speaker preferably a Graduate Student or alumni who is proficient in Spanish.
I was wondering if you could share this opportunity with students / alumni / postgraduates who might be interested?
I’ve included a brief description of the opportunity below. Thank you!
Co-Founder, Apollo Tutors
Private Spanish Tutoring Opportunity: $20/hr | Highland Park
Apollo Tutors has an opportunity to work with a Senior Citizen to build conversational Spanish skills.
Sessions take place in the student’s home or on field trips around the area.
The student is a Senior Citizen and looking to learn a new language
Duties / Requirements
- 1-2 hours weekly, $20/hr
- Flexible timings
- Must be proficient in Intermediate Spanish or higher
- Completed Undergrad / Graduate Student / Postgrad (preferred)
- 25+ (preferred)
- Location: Highland Park, TX (75205)
Individuals interested in applying can contact Arvind at 817-773-2418 or sign up on our website at https://ubermatch.apollotutors.org/signup
Deadlines for Proposals, Defenses, and Final Submissions
Please note: All proposals should be submitted to your individual committee members for their approval at least one week before the submission deadline. (Earlier submission to the committee is strongly advised.) Otherwise, you cannot expect faculty members to read and approve drafts in time to meet deadlines.
All proposals must be submitted as a Word-compatible email attachment sent to Alice Salazar Presti. All signature pages must be submitted in hard copy.
|January 2||Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, Casebooks, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 11 January). (This is the last date for proposals from students expecting to graduate in the Spring or later semesters.)|
|January 18||Applications for Graduation due in the Office of Records and Admissions (please email Pia for MA or Alice for PhD, to activate application).|
|February 8||Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, Casebooks, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 22 February). (Students submitting proposals on this date will graduate in summer or later semesters.)|
|February 22||Last day for submission of final draft of dissertations to all members of the supervising committee. Doctoral students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.|
|March 10||Last day for submission of final draft of portfolios or theses to all members of the supervising committee. Master’s students who do not meet this deadline will not graduate this semester.|
|March 22||Last day to request oral defense of portfolios, theses, and dissertations.|
|March 29||Proposals for Portfolios, Theses, Casebooks, and Dissertations due in the A&H Office (for GSC consideration on 12 April). (Students submitting proposals on this date will graduate in summer or later semesters.)|
|April 5||Last day to hold oral defense of portfolios, theses, and dissertations.|
|April 19||Last day for final submission of dissertations (by 12 noon to the Office of the Graduate Studies).|
|April 26||Last day for final submission of theses (by 12 noon to the Office of the Graduate Dean) and portfolios (by 12 noon to the A&H office).|
|TBA||Doctoral Hooding Ceremony & Spring Commencement|
Students participating in the Arabic Summer Institute are gaining a rich immersive experience and an entire academic year of Arabic in just 10 weeks! To find out more, visit our website here.
Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin,
Center for Middle Eastern Studies,
1 University Station F9400, Austin, TX 78712-0527
Tarrant County College has openings for adjuncts in Arts, Philosophy and Music, teaching fully online classes (or hybrid classes that have 7 2-hour meetings on Weekends, with the remainder of the course online). If you know of any adjuncts, or graduate students with conferred MA degrees and 18+ grad hours in Arts, Philosophy or Music, please have them contact me, or apply using the links below. Interested instructors should indicate on their application their preference for teaching online.
Anyone with questions or an interest in teaching online at TCC should is welcome to contact me by phone or email.
Cristina M. Martinez Sullivan
Discipline Coordinator of Speech, Philosophy, World Languages, Arts, Drama, Music, & Math
Office: TRCF 2103 | Phone: 817-515-1444
1500 Houston Street | Fort Worth, TX 76102
Versatile PhD is a site/community specifically oriented toward “helping graduate students and PhDs envision, prepare for, and excel in non-academic careers.”
They have a variety of resources, including job postings. October postings include:
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Links to each are here.