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Job Opportunity: Funder Collaborative Civic Science Fellow, Rita Allen Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Jul. 18, 2019—The Burroughs Wellcome Fund, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, The Kavli Foundation, and the Rita Allen Foundation seek a Civic Science fellow who, through a 12-month fellowship, will help explore a common vision and identify paths forward for collaborative action and impact. We see...

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PhD Career Stories: AJ Baucum, PhD

Jul. 18, 2019—Dr. Baucum, a previous postdoc and research instructor here at Vanderbilt, is returning as our December PhD Career Stories speaker. He will discuss his path to become Assistant Professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and what his career in academic research has been like. If this is your career interest area, or if you just want...

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PhD Career Stories: Seth Ogden, PhD and Mark Kilgore, PhD

Jul. 18, 2019—If you have ever wondered what a career in patent law would be like, please come to our November PhD Career Stories session with Seth Ogden, PhD and Mark Kilgore, PhD. Both working at Patterson Intellectual Property Law right here in Nashville, they will be discussing what their journeys have entailed, what there work consists...

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PhD Career Stories: Larry Thompson, PhD

Jul. 17, 2019—Interested in a career in industry? Not sure but want to find out more about this field? Come hear Dr. Thompson as he discusses his role as Principal Scientist at Pfizer, how he got from Vanderbilt to where he is now, what his day is like and what he enjoys most about his career. Registration...

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PhD Career Stories: Jami Scheib, PhD

Jul. 17, 2019—Come learn more about what a career as Science Officer is like. Dr. Scheib is a Molecular and Cellular Neuroscientist with fifteen years of experience at the bench. In her current role she manages DoD-funded biomedical research awards, focusing on pain management, TBI, and hearing/balance. She will discuss how she entered this particular field, what her role is...

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Job Opportunity: Lecturer, Biology, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

Jul. 17, 2019—We are now accepting applications for a qualified Lecturer, Biology at Belmont University. Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education...

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Job Opportunity: IRACDA Program Manager Position, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

Jul. 17, 2019—DESCRIPTION UC San Diego Health Sciences is a top-ranking, future oriented organization. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. We are looking for top talent that possess the personal characteristics of integrity, strategic thinking, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork. The Vice Chancellor’s Office embraces and follows a progressive philosophy of career-path...

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CDC Laboratory Leadership Service Fellowship

Jul. 17, 2019—CDC’s Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellowship program prepares high caliber PhD scientists to become public health laboratory leaders. Through on-the-job service at CDC and other public health laboratories, fellows acquire and apply skills in laboratory quality management, the science of biosafety, and leadership. The CDC Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) was launched in 2015 and develops...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Debasish Sundi, MD at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, OH

Jul. 16, 2019—Interested in bladder cancer and tumor immunology? The laboratory of Debasish Sundi, MD at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (Columbus, OH) has a postdoctoral job opening available.  We are using unique immunocompetent mouse models to study myeloid derived suppressor cells (MDSC), strategies to inhibit MDSC function, and whether that leads to improved bladder...

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Vanderbilt Software Carpentries scheduled for Aug. 19-20

Jul. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt Software Carpentries, a two-day boot camp scheduled for Aug. 19-20, aims to help graduate students and other researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management and task automation. Aug....

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Jul. 15, 2019—A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the area of cell signaling by GTP binding proteins. The lab uses both biochemical and cell biological, with genome editing, approaches to the study of the ARF family of GTPases and their roles in cell division, ciliogenesis, motility, mitochondrial biology, and membrane traffic. Previous experience with enzyme assays...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Multiple Positions, VUMC, Nashville, TN

Jul. 11, 2019—The Vanderbilt University Medical Center is pleased to announce openings for multiple full-time postdoctoral fellow positions to carry out MRI (i) sequence design, (ii) data acquisition, or (iii) image processing responsibilities in collaboration with the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Pediatrics, and the Institute of Imaging Science. The successful candidates will be centrally involved in...

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FOCUS co-leaders needed

Jul. 11, 2019—Are you interested in obtaining teaching experience? The Interdisciplinary Graduate Program is recruiting senior grad students and postdocs to serve as FOCUS Co-Leaders for 2019. FOCUS sessions are small group literature discussions for first year graduate students.  Co-Leaders will be paired with a faculty member and learn how to teach small group discussion sections.  The time commitment...

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Job Opportunity: Patents2Products Fellowship Program, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Jul. 11, 2019—A New Frontier For Entrepreneurship The University of Memphis and Epicenter have partnered to create a new program designed to hire post-doc fellows to start businesses, utilizing patented intellectual property developed both in Memphis and across the United States, to turn great ideas into successful companies. The Patents2Products Post-Doc program creates a two-year funded position for research entrepreneurs...

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Job Opportunity: Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Jul. 10, 2019—Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Michigan State University The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking to fill the position of Director, starting August 16, 2019. The mission of the OPA is to enhance the value and impact of the MSU postdoctoral experience, whether appointed a postdoctoral fellow, research associate, or...

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Job Opportunity: Research Grants Manager, Susan G. Komen, Dallas TX

Jul. 9, 2019—Basic Function At Susan G. Komen®, we are committed to saving lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer to achieve our Bold Goal to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50 percent by 2026. Our Research...

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Call for Posters – Translational Research Forum

Jul. 9, 2019—Call for Posters 2019 Translational Research Forum The 2019 Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum will feature more than 25 nationally recognized Vanderbilt researchers presenting their translational science, as well as special guest speaker Dr. Suzanne Oparil. A poster session will provide students and investigators in health research at Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC) and Meharry Medical College...

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2019 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholar Fellowships

Jul. 9, 2019—2019 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars  This is a joint competition for VU and VUMC investigators. All investigators should follow these instructions. Vanderbilt (VU+VUMC, collaboratively) may nominate one candidate for the 2019 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars. This program supports individual scientists of exceptional creativity who have an MD or PhD degree and who have completed a minimum of...

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Job Opportunity: Associate Program Officer, LabX, Washington, DC

Jul. 8, 2019—Job Description Summary: LabX seeks an associate program officer to help oversee its suite of new public engagement projects. Working with the rest of the LabX team, the associate program officer will be involved with the planning, design, and implementation of public-facing programs that serve the LabX mission of empowering young adults to use science...

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ASPIRE Module: Data Science Essentials 2019-20

Jul. 3, 2019—In the 2019-20 academic year, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering an ASPIRE module for biomedical graduate students and postdocs, Data Science Essentials. It is ideal for trainees who are interested in: learning what data science careers entail; acquiring introductory technical competencies to break into the field of data science; honing their communication skills, both...

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