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Hiring an International Postdoc

Hiring international scholars can be a great opportunity for our Mizzou community. When hiring and hosting international scholars, consider these processes and resources to help ensure a smooth transition to our campus. The International Center provides departments with resources for hiring international scholars: Hiring and hosting international scholars Pre-arrival information Setting Expectations Departments should provide

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International Postdoctoral Scholar Policies

Whether in the classroom or in the research laboratory, international scholars play a critical role by contributing special skills and unique perspectives to the university’s teaching, research and outreach mission. Mizzou hosts nearly 500 of the estimated 80,000 international scholars engaged in teaching and research at U.S. institutions annually. The university also enrolls over 1,000

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Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits & Funding

Postdoctoral scholars who are paid salaries from Mizzou funds, including grants and contracts, and are classified as university employees and receive the same health, leave, educational assistance and retirement benefits as faculty and staff. Postdoctoral scholars who cannot be considered salaried university employees because they receive stipend or salary support directly from a granting agency

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New Postdoc Orientation

Getting Settled at Mizzou Checklist for New Postdoctoral Fellows The “Getting Started at Mizzou: New Postdoc Checklist” from the Office of Postdoctoral Education provides a checklist of important things to do: Upon Arrival; for International Scholars; Within First Three Months; and Within the First Year of your appointment at the University of Missouri. Orientation Events

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Exploring Diverse Career Paths

Considering a career path outside of higher education? There is a growing interest in alternative careers for academics (“Alt-Ac”) outside of higher education. Professional associations like the American Historical Association, the Modern Languages Association, the Council of Office of Graduate Studiess, and the American Association of Universities have all committed to reinforcing the value of a

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Campus Diversity Resources and Training Programs

The Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity offers graduate students, postdocs, and faculty many opportunities to strengthen skills in the areas of inclusion, diversity awareness, and cross-cultural competency. Here is their interactive chart of professional development opportunities  – both online and in person training. Topics available to students include: Citizenship@Mizzou: A Taste of Things to Come Civility: You and Me (health

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Campus Writing & Editing Support

The Writing Center The Writing Center, located in the Student Success Center, offers writing support to Mizzou graduate students. Its staff and tutors come from all majors and are familiar with a variety of writing styles and formats. Please note that writing tutors are not editors! Writing Tutors Writing tutors are available to help grad students improve English

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Teaching Resources

Educational Technologies at Missouri (ET@MO) ET@MO supports the meaningful use of technology to improve teaching and learning. With a focus on both pedagogical design and technology innovation and excellence, ET@MO staff (1) engage in relevant academic- and technology-oriented conversations, decisions, and initiatives so as to make positive contributions; (2) facilitate the use of existing resources

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Columbia Resources

Living in Columbia Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Our city of about 100,000 people is located midway between Missouri’s largest cities, St. Louis and Kansas City. Money magazine, Fortune magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Men’s Journal, MSN.com and other news entities have named

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Funding Sources for Graduate Education

Fellowships are a type of aid granted to graduate students to help support their education. Some fellowships include a tuition waiver or a payment to the University in lieu of tuition. Most fellowships include a small stipend to cover living expenses. Finding funding for education can sometimes be a daunting task for students of under-represented

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Minor in College Teaching Program

Approximately 93% of all colleges and universities in the United States are institutions in which teaching and professional service are emphasized as much as or more than research. The Minor in College Teaching (MICT), available to all MU graduate degree-seeking students, helps prepare students to be effective educators. Learn how to apply. MICT requires 9 credit hours,

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Dual Degree

Academic Process for Dual Master’s Degree Students Choose an Advisor The student selects a consenting advisor from faculty members of the academic program in which the major work is planned. Before registering for each semester or session, the student consults the advisor concerning a program of courses. Submit a Plan of Study After performing satisfactorily

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Education Specialists

Academic Process for Educational Specialists ELPA, LTC and SISLT Process Advisor Assignment   Every student is required to have an advisor. Upon admission, the academic department will assign a faculty advisor to the student. Before registering for courses each semester or session, the student consults with the advisor to determine appropriate courses to fulfill program

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Master’s

Academic Process for Master’s Students Every graduate program has a Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) who can provide you with guidance in navigating the academic process. Click here to identify your DGS and to read more about the role of the DGS. Choose an Advisor   The student selects a consenting advisor from faculty members

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Considered one of the nation’s top-tier institutions, Mizzou has a reputation for excellence in teaching and research and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers 150+ graduate degree

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Directors of Graduate Studies

Each academic program has a director of graduate studies (DGS) who coordinates graduate education for their unit. They, along with student services staff, are primary points of contact for faculty, current and prospective students, and the Office of Graduate Studies. They maintain the overall academic integrity of the graduate degree program and promote the educational

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Search for Campus Employment

You’ve come to the right place! Mizzou is one of the biggest and most versatile employers in Columbia. Working on campus is a convenient, rewarding option for students. Jobs for Students HireMizzouTigers.com connects students to employers who recruit assistants, interns, part-time employees and full-time employees. Job seekers can search job postings, sign up for on-campus

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