Looking for an example of a teaching dossier or a candidate’s statement for tenure & promotion? See Dawn’s here.

I spoke at a post-doctoral fellow career day and there was a session on creating a teaching dossier. I am currently working on mine for tenure & promotion so if you’re curious here is my…

Candiate’s Statement

Teaching Philosophy & Dossier

…and here’s the documents that McMaster has prepared on preparing a teaching dossier and the formatting they prefer.

As a note, this is formatted in the way recommended by the Dept of Pathology & Molecular Medicine at McMaster. Other institutes & departments will have other stylistic preferences, if you’re able get an example from your department. I haven’t included my teaching tables (basically a summary of student ratings and attendance of my courses). They are not particularly interesting but if there is interest I am happy to post them.

Don’t be shy  – I’m a big fan of crowdsourcing so tell me what you think & what can be improved. Also, this is a teaching example of me as an assistant professor, I am happy to share my documents I created when I was applying for positions, just email & ask.

Alicja Puchta recognized for teaching excellence.

Alicja Puchta (PhD candidate) was recognized for her excellence in graduate teaching at the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Plenary. Alicja has been a dedicated and passionate teaching assistant for both anatomy and immunology courses during the course of her MSc and PhD degrees. She has been asked for by name by multiple instructors and is a clear favourite with her students. Congratulations Alicja!

Alicja Puchta recognized for her excellent TAing

Alicja Puchta recognized for her contributions to teaching. D. Bowdish, Alicja Puchta and Catherine Hayward, Dean of Graduate Studies.