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Job Opportunity: Postdoc positions in Cancer biology, Angers lab at the University of Toronto

Angela Zito
May 24, 2017

Postdoc positions in Cancer biology, Angers lab at the University of Toronto Two Post-Doctoral positions are available immediately in the laboratory of Stephane Angers in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy (www.angerslab.org), University of Toronto, to develop strategies to inhibit developmental signalling pathways in cancer.

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Position, Asthma and T cell immunology; Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, VUMC, Nashville, TN

Kate Stuart
May 20, 2017

The laboratory of Dr. Dawn C. Newcomb invites applications for a post-doctoral position with training and experience in immunology and mouse models of disease. The ideal candidate will work within a dynamic, extramurally-funded laboratory focused on the role of sex hormones on CD4+ T cell and ILC-mediated airway inflammation in asthma.  To conduct our experiments, we utilize cells from healthy individual and patients with asthma as well as mouse models which mimic asthma.

Biology Education Research Postdoctoral Scholar-Univ of Nebraska

Angela Zito
May 17, 2017

Postdoctoral Scholar University of Nebraska-Lincoln   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resources and Department of Biochemistry are looking for a Postdoctoral Scholar to help us transform life sciences and STEM education by integrating new technologies into the classroom. We are an interdisciplinary group of life sciences educators, researchers, and technology innovators who are incorporating hands-on, interactive, simulation-based learning into biology courses. 

AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy hosting workshop

Angela Zito
May 16, 2017

Science Diplomacy & Leadership Workshop 2017 Course dates: September 10 - September 16, 2017. Application deadline: May 30, 2017.   The AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy is hosting a first-of-its-kind workshop in science diplomacy. The week-long experience incorporates academic lectures, field visits, professional development workshops, networking opportunities, and leadership training.

Learn more about the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication

Kate Stuart
May 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Rita Allen Foundation and WGBH Boston are pleased to announce the Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication. This new program will provide a year's support for one fellow to study the field of science media, experiment with successful media formats and work to expand science literacy in the general public. The fellow will embed at WGBH, one of the pre-eminent science media producers in the US and home to the flagship public media science series NOVA.

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships-Applications open May-November 2017

Angela Zito
May 8, 2017

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships  This program provides scientists and engineers the opportunity to serve year long fellowships and to learn firsthand about policy making. There are approximately 300 Fellows placed each year, making this the largest by volume program listed in this article. Fellows are placed in and around DC in various offices based on interest and need. 

NIH Technology Transfer Fellowship Program

Angela Zito
May 8, 2017

National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease Technology Transfer Fellowship Program NIAID offers a technology transfer fellowship program to provide opportunities to qualified candidates in the exciting and expanding career field known as technology transfer. The program enables individuals to complement their science, business, and/or legal background with experience in technology transfer.

Multiple Postdoc opportunities with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Angela Zito
May 8, 2017

The CDC offers multiple Public Health Fellowships, each with their own specific criteria, functions, and varying lengths. The full list can be found at the link below. https://www.cdc.gov/fellowships/full-time/doctoral.html   We learned about this opportunity – and more! – in a great article from Steven D Griffith, PhD, posted on linkedIn 

Job Opportunity: The Tennessee Department of Agriculture chemistry lab-Chemist positions; CLOSES TOMORROW 5/9/17!

Angela Zito
May 8, 2017

CHEMIST (2 positions), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, CONSUMER AND INDUSTRY SERVICES DIVISION, DAVIDSON COUNTY   Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in chemistry and experience equivalent to one year of full time professional work as a chemist.  Substitution of Education for Experience:  Additional graduate coursework in chemistry may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year.

Postdoc opportunity: Technology Leadership Development Program; BD Biosciences; various locations

Angela Zito
May 8, 2017

Technology Leadership Development Program (TLDP) Program Overview: The Technology Leadership Development Program consists of three successively more challenging assignments that can span multiple businesses and/or locations within BD, strengthening the skills of these high-potential associates while developing their leadership skills across multiple disciplines.

Postdoc opportunities: GSK Residencies and Fellowships; UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke

Angela Zito
May 8, 2017

GSK Residencies and Fellowships GSK has a rich history of collaboration with leading US academic institutions through sponsorship of joint fellowship programs. Currently, our programs focus on Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research, and drug/medical information. Most graduates of these programs have gone on to successful industry and/or academic careers. We sponsor fellowship and residency opportunities with two major North Carolina universities: UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke. Core areas of study include:

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