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  • Prepping Yourself to be a Teaching Professor

    Jared Young
    Education
    Skill Building
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    What kind of skills will you need to succeed as a faculty member at a teaching-focused college? There are three duties associated with a faculty position: teaching, research and community service. As a graduate student, you’re typically trained to do . . . none of these things, in their entirety. What can you do to prepare yourself now for your faculty future? There are several activities beyond the bench I am glad I was involved in while still in grad school. These include serving on committees, networking, and outreach. Of course, there are others I wish I had done in grad school like taking statistics. Below I describe in greater detail a few more activities that can help develop skills that you will find tested once you land a job. I. Teaching TAing is very useful . ...