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Event: SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College

Jan. 22, 2020—SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College Sponsored by the Graduate School Career Development Thursday, January 30th, 2020 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Alumni Hall, Rm 201 Speaker: Lee M. Jefferson, PhD (Vanderbilt PhD alum, Religion), Nelson D. and Mary McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion at Centre College Register Here Join us for...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Potsdam-Rehbruecke, German Institute of Human Nutrition

Jan. 13, 2020—Interested in this job? We have an alumni contact. Email kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu for more info. The German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam-Rehbruecke, is a member of the Leibniz Association. The institute’s mission is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health, with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Associate Scientist, GTx Upstream Development, Pfizer, Morrisville, NC

Jan. 13, 2020—Interested in this job? We have an alumni contact. Email kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu for more info. ROLE SUMMARY The Gene Therapy area of the Bioprocess R&D department is responsible for the development of GMP manufacturing processes for our gene therapy products. The Senior Associate Scientist in Upstream process development is responsible for designing and executing mammalian cell...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist, Upstream Process Development, Gene Therapy, Pfizer, Morrisville, NC

Jan. 13, 2020—Interested in this job? We have an alumni contact. Email kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu for more info. ROLE SUMMARY The Senior Scientist will help lead process development of Pfizer’s Gene Therapy programs. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who demonstrates personal accountability for outcomes and thrives on increasing levels of responsibility. As a member of the Bioprocess...

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Event: Biocentury Employer Information Session

Jan. 10, 2020—For 27 years, BioCentury has been providing essential biopharma industry intelligence to a global audience of biotech and pharmaceutical executives, investors, regulators, public policy makers, patient groups and the scientific community. Based in Redwood City, California, but with a global team of curious and creative minds, they provide analysis and commentary to support the creation of...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt System for EHR-based Research of Cardiovascular Health (V-SERCH), Nashville, TN

Jan. 9, 2020—A postdoctoral position is available for eligible candidates with training in genetics, programming, machine learning, data science and statistics. Our laboratory focuses on epidemiologic and genomic studies of cardiovascular traits. The approaches we use include epidemiologic methods including regression analyses and genome and exome-wide association studies using high-density SNP arrays (common variants as well as...

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Events: Surviving grad school… Who can help me with my research?

Jan. 8, 2020—Hosted by the VU Libraries, join the first talk in a semester long series of talks for STEM majors on surviving graduate school. This first session will focus on the unique difficulties of performing research and the resources that are available at Vanderbilt University to help students. These resources include databases, citation managers, writing and...

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Job Opportunity: Knowledge Management Fellowship, Center for Knowledge Management, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Jan. 8, 2020—The Center for Knowledge Management (CKM) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) offers a one-year Knowledge Management Fellow appointment. This one-year term position is designed to provide training in a dynamic health care environment where fellows have unique opportunities for advanced knowledge management training in precision medicine, evidence provision, and biomedical informatics. It also offers...

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Internship Opportunity: Scientific Writer, St. Jude Children’s

Jan. 6, 2020—Scientific Writer Internship Overview The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Medical Content Outreach scientific writing intern will gain relevant experience in scientific communications and technical writing in a health care and biomedical setting. During the internship, the selected student will assist in developing written content for web-based resources supporting scientific and clinical initiatives, communicating scientific concepts, and...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director, Human Neuron Core Translational Neuroscience Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dec. 19, 2019—Assistant Director, Human Neuron Core Translational Neuroscience Center, Boston Children’s Hospital An Assistant Director position is available immediately within the Human Neuron Core at Boston Children’s Hospital. We are looking for an independent and self-motivated staff scientist that will lead projects utilizing human iPSC-derived neurons to model neurological disease. The assistant director will be responsible...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow in Lifestyle Interventions, Vanderbilt Institute of Medicine and Public Health, Nashville, TN

Dec. 2, 2019—We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow intent on an interdisciplinary career in academic biomedical research. Our team spans epidemiology, health behavior, biostatistics, genetics, physical activity and health, strength and conditioning, nutrition, evidence-based practice, health literacy, informed decision making, and preventive interventions. The ideal applicant will bring creative energy and quantitative insights to advancing research aimed...

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Event: Demystifying Data Science Roles

Nov. 14, 2019—Join the Data Science Institute as they welcome Yorgos Askilidis, Senior Data Scientist, Instagram to discuss the categorization of data science roles in industry. Registration requested: https://forms.gle/KZXRMtbFg5uLGWL96   Title: Demystifying Data Science Roles Tuesday, November 19 | 4pm | Buttrick Hall 101  Yorgos is a senior data scientist at Instagram in NYC, where he works...

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Learn more about AAAS Mass Media Fellowship

Oct. 30, 2019—Learn more about AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship with the Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology. Increasing public understanding of science and technology is a principal goal of AAAS, so it only makes sense that it recognizes the need for scientists who are well versed in communicating complex ideas to a general...

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Job Opportunity: 2019-2020 Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Nashville, TN

Oct. 29, 2019—2019-2020 Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Fellowship in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Category: Postdoctoral Fellowship Location: Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), Nashville, Tennessee Position: 2019-2020 Postdoctoral Clinical Fellowship in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 1 year with the possibility of a 2nd year extension based on...

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Campus Visit from Skype-a-Scientist founder

Oct. 24, 2019—Dr. Sarah McAnulty is a squid biologist and the founder of the Skype A Scientist program that matches scientists with classrooms around the world. Come by her talk to hear more about squids and effective science communication!

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Informal VU SciComm group just started!

Oct. 23, 2019—Grad students Cole Harris and Stephanie Castillo, postdoc Allison Whitten, and alumna/staff member Lorena Infante Lara have started an informal group on campus called VU Scicomm. The group is meant to be a community for all scientists on campus (any discipline) who are interested in some form of science communication or other, including but not...

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Job Opportunities: several current postdoc positions, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Oct. 23, 2019—Linked here is the current list of open postdoctoral fellowship positions at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  If you have any questions about postdoctoral training at Cincinnati Children’s, please reach out to Kate.Stuart@vanderbilt.edu and she can direct you to the head scientist recruiter.  

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Protected: Font Test Page

Oct. 1, 2019—There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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Opportunity: Journalism Intern, Burness

Sep. 4, 2019—Journalism Intern Position Description We seek an in-house storyteller intern to report on what Burness, a leading public interest public relations firm, and our nonprofit clients are doing day-to-day and to share that “news” on multiple platforms. The person will work with people across the company to execute a variety of reporting and marketing activities as...

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NIH Loan Repayment Programs Now Accepting Applications

Sep. 3, 2019—The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress and designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers. The escalating costs of advanced education and training in medicine and clinical specialties are forcing some scientists to abandon their research careers for higher-paying private industry...

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