Preparing for a Career in Undergraduate Teaching

December 18, 2017

Ph.D. candidate Andrew Sathoff recently accepted a community faculty position at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul. He will be teaching an introductory biology course and laboratory to a small class of 25 students. Also, this spring, he will be completing the Preparing Future Faculty Program through the Center for Educational Innovation at the University of Minnesota. This program concludes with a teaching practicum, which he will fulfill at Hamline University under the guidance of Dr. Betsy Martinez-Vaz. Andrew will teach several class sessions in Dr. Martinez-Vaz’s microbiology course and observe faculty activities throughout the semester. Dr. Martinez-Vaz is a University of Minnesota alumna and has collaborated with Dr. Nevin Young and Dr. Michael Sadowsky.