Graduate students and postdocs: Prepare for a career in teaching with University 400C Future Faculty Certificate Seminar

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and fellows who are considering a career in teaching can sign up for the University 400C Future Faculty Certificate Seminar as a first step in their process of pursuing a faculty position.

UNIV 400C is a non-credit seminar.

Taught by experienced teachers and a seasoned graduate teaching assistant, this seminar offers participants the chance to learn effective teaching strategies useful across major disciplines.

Through small group discussions, journal assignments and micro-teaching sessions, participants will have opportunities to learn and try out successful teaching strategies. In addition, participants also will learn online teaching techniques.

Participants will be expected to read assignments, complete a weekly journal, plan and teach a mini-lesson, and participate fully in all discussions and online sessions.

This seminar will take place on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Enrollment is limited to 15 students.

Texts and supplemental materials will be provided.

Graduate students can enroll via the Student Information System. Postdoctoral scholars and fellows should email for registration instructions.

Any questions can be sent to Elise Geither at

Learn more about the program.