Internships outside of ASPIRE: Computational Biologist Internships with 10X Genomics
Jan. 25, 2022—10X Genomics is currently hiring several interns in computational biology. Learn more at their career website at: https://www.10xgenomics.com/careers#openings
STEM teaching and outreach opportunity with the Programs for Talented Youth at Vanderbilt
Dec. 3, 2021—What are YOU doing this summer? Are you looking for a paid summer opportunity that is meaningful and looks good on a CV? Come teach. Make a memory. Make a Difference. Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth offers kindergarten through 12th grade students the opportunity to take accelerated courses on Vanderbilt campus in the summer. Propose...
Opportunity for graduate students interested in consulting
Nov. 10, 2021—The Turner Family Center for Social Ventures hosts a Social Enterprise Consulting (SEc) group to provide concrete opportunities for graduate students to engage in consulting projects, creating business solutions for the problems facing local social enterprises in collaboration with other graduate students from diverse disciplines at Vanderbilt. Interdisciplinary teams of students will support the social enterprises with...
ORISE DoD Virtual Career Fair featuring internship and fellowship opportunities at DoD facilities
Nov. 10, 2021—ORISE virtual career fair to spotlight opportunities with Department of Defense Join the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) on Thursday, November 18, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET for a virtual career fair showcasing the STEM internships and fellowships offered at U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) facilities around the country! During this...
Applications open for Brazen Bio Incubator biotech fellowship
Nov. 8, 2021—Brazen Bio is now taking applications for their second cohort of bioentrepreneurship fellows, BRZN2. Brazen Bio helps scientists become CEOs to advance human health. The first program is the Brazen Incubator: a fully-funded 12-week biotech fellowship for rising bioentrepreneurs. Included is 24/7 access to a new BSL-2 laboratory with over $2M in equipment plus resources located in Torrance,...
Science policy-related internships and fellowships
Nov. 8, 2021—Are you interested in a career in science policy? Check out these terrific lists of internships and fellowships for scientists who want to transition into science policy. https://www.science-policy.net/getting-involved–careers.html https://ccst.us/wp-content/uploads/CCST-Alumni-Science-Policy-Career-Guide-Feb-2020.pdf https://scipolnetwork.org/page/scipol-guide
Women in the Academy event – A Conversation about Mentoring
Nov. 5, 2021—Hosted by the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center. This November 17 event will be in person with limited seating. Sign up using the link below. A Conversation about Mentoring Panelists include Carcia Carson, Ph.D. student, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Maya Krause, Ph.D. student, Department of Anthropology; Dina Stroud, Executive Director, Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to -Ph.D. Bridge Program; Tiffiny Tung, Professor, Department...
Panel discussion with PhD alumni about navigating the nonacademic job search
Nov. 5, 2021—The Vanderbilt Career Center is hosting a panel discussion with three Vanderbilt doctoral alumni about navigating the nonacademic job search. Graduate students may register through DoreWays on the Career Center website. Interested postdocs may refer to the most recent e-newsletter from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for instructions on tuning into the discussion.
Bioinformatics Analyst/Research Associate – Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
Nov. 2, 2021—To apply for this position, visit https://ecsr.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/requisitions/preview/10001499/?keyword=bioinformatics Job Description Creative Data Solutions is seeking a Bioinformatics Research Associate, who will be involved in a variety of life sciences projects and be directly involved in workflows and pipelines related to high-throughput analysis, including but not limited to bulk and single cell RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, scDNA-Seq, CITE-Seq and other...
PhD Career Stories: Two Panels on Career Paths in Science Policy
Sep. 30, 2021—This month, the BRET Career Development ASPIRE Program is joining with the Vanderbilt and VUMC Offices of Federal Relations and other campus partners to bring you two virtual panels about career paths in science policy. The first virtual panel features science policy professionals who work for advocacy organizations, Congress, and government relations firms. The second...
Contract science writing opportunity – Vanderbilt Brain Institute
Aug. 27, 2021—The Vanderbilt Brain Institute is looking to hire a contract writer with a strong science background to assist with grant writing and scientific communications coming out of the institute. Please reach out to Lisa Monteggia, Director of the VBI, for more information (Lisa.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Signal Transduction – Harvard Medical School
May. 26, 2021—The Michel lab studies cardiovascular signal transduction involving nitric oxide and reactive oxygen species (see https://michel.bwh.harvard.edu/). In recent years, they have pursued translational/basic projects that are leading to the development of new animal models for heart failure and aortic aneurysm using chemogenetics, funded by a recent NIH Catalyze grant (see https://www.brighamandwomens.org/about-bwh/newsroom/awards-honors-grants-detail?id=3876). The lab seeks a postdoctoral...
Job Opportunity: NSF-NRT Program Coordinator – University of Chicago Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering
May. 3, 2021—The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) at the University of Chicago is hiring for an exciting NSF-NRT Program Coordinator role! This new NRT program will train graduate students in Molecular Engineering, Computer Science, and Social Science to become leaders towards solving global challenges in sustainability. Preference is for someone with a graduate degree in an area related...
Job opportunity: Bioinformatics Scientist, Omega Yeast, Chicago IL
Apr. 20, 2021—Science and beer, what’s not to love? An alumnae recently posted this unique job opportunity for a bioinformatics scientist: OYL-Bioinformatics-Scientist
Changes coming to the NIH Biosketch format
Apr. 7, 2021—The NIH is changing the NIH Biosketch format effective May 25, 2021. If you are submitting a fellowship or career development award application after that time, be sure you are using the correct format. You can read how the Biosketch form is changing in the announcement, NOT-OD-073.
Nashville area career fair
Apr. 6, 2021—Vanderbilt is one of several area universities participating in a Nashville area career fair later this week. Employers at the fair include local companies like Aegis Sciences Corporation as well as companies from outside the area. Learn more and register at the career fair website.
Careers in Medical Education
Apr. 5, 2021—The International Association of Medical Science Educators is forming an interest group for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows interested in careers in medical education. Learn more in and sign up here (Careers-in-Medical-Education1) if you are interested in hearing about events they plan to sponsor about careers in this field.
Life Sciences Patent Law Clerk – Washington, D.C.
Mar. 22, 2021—Job Number: 1668; please visit the website to apply at https://www.arnoldporter.com/en/careers/professional-staff/current-opportunities Arnold & Porter, an international law firm based in Washington, DC, is seeking a Life Sciences Patent Law Clerks for the Intellectual Property practice group in the Washington DC office. The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law...
Workshop opportunity – Essential Leadership Skills in the Research Workplace: Managing and Mentoring in the Lab
Jan. 12, 2021—The Graduate Leadership Institute at the Vanderbilt Graduate School is hosting Dr. Carl Cohen, scientist and author of the terrific book, Lab Dynamics, for two virtual workshops for graduate students on leadership skills in the research workplace. Click on the link to register. Essential Leadership Skills in the Research Workplace: Communicating, Managing, & Mentoring in...
Possible Careers for PhDs in Biomedical Sciences
Dec. 11, 2020—Sometimes it’s just nice to have a list of possibilities. Here’s a terrific list of career paths for PhDs in the biomedical sciences, compiled by Lauren Easterling at Indiana University School of Medicine. It’s nicely arranged by broad theme. See something you’re not familiar with? Check out our Beyond the Lab video and podcast series...