Preparing Future Faculty Workshops

Whether you are developing your teaching skills or starting your academic job search, as graduate students and postdocs you will find a variety of workshops aimed at helping you prepare for teaching in higher education. 

Upcoming Workshops


On the Market and Up in the Air? Just-in-Time Tips for the Academic Job Search

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST
BlueJeans link will be sent to registered participants prior to the workshop. Deadline to register: April 21 at 11:59 p.m. EST


Teaching Workshops for Future Faculty and TA Development

The teaching workshop series presents a variety of pedagogical theory and hands-on practice to support your teaching development. These workshops are aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who are teaching assistants and/or preparing for careers as faculty in higher education. While this workshop series contributes to the foundation-level learning outcomes for the Teach to Teaching certificate and the associate level CIRTL certificate, all are welcome regardless of membership in these certificate programs.


The Spring 2020 teaching workshop series included:​
Student Motivation for Learning (Tech to Teaching F2.1) | Friday, February 21 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Klaus Computing Room 1116
Diversity in the Classroom (Tech to Teaching F2.2) | Friday, February 21 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Klaus Computing Room 1116
Evidence-Based Teaching (Tech to Teaching F3.1) | Friday, April 10 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:0 a.m. EST | Online
Classroom Assessment Techniques (Tech to Teaching F3.2) | Friday, April 10 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST | Online

The Fall 2019 teaching workshop series included:
Universal Design for Learning (Tech to Teaching F5.2) | Tuesday, October 8 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Student Center Room 319
How Learning Works (Tech to Teaching F1.1) | Friday, October 25 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Student Center Piedmont Room
Teaching with Technology (Tech to Teaching F5.1) | Friday, October 25 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Student Center Piedmont Room
Writing Learning Outcomes (Tech to Teaching F4.1) | Friday, November 22 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Student Center Room 319
Measuring Learning (Tech to Teaching F4.2) | Friday, November 22 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Student Center Room 319

Academic Career Workshop Series

Academic jobs typically open for applications in the fall semester and conduct phone interviews and campus visits in the early spring. The Spring 2020 academic career workshop series will help graduate students and postdocs prepare for interviews and job talks.

The spring academic career workshop series included:
Academic Job Search 102 | Friday, January 17 | 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. | Student Center Crescent Room
Academic Interviewing | Friday, January 24 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Student Center Piedmont Room
Dynamic Job Talk | Friday, January 31 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Student Center Piedmont Room

Workshops offered through the CIRTL Network

Thanks to Georgia Tech's membership in the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), the following online resources are available free of charge to students, postdocs, faculty, and staff at Georgia Tech.



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