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Job Opportunity: NextGxDx- Data Analyst, Franklin, TN

Ashley Brady
June 27, 2016

NextGxDx is seeking a data analyst to grow our bioinformatics infrastructure and support our online genetic testing marketplace. This individual would be directly involved in the construction and development of new and exciting data products that are directly tied to the company’s central mission of bringing transparency and efficiency to the genetic testing market.

Networking for Medical Communicators with the American Medical Writers Association Southeast Chapter

Kim Petrie
June 16, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Networking for Medical Communicators with the American Medical Writers Association Southeast Chapter When: Thursday, June 30 at 5:30 PM Where: M.L.Rose Craft Beer & Burgers 4408 Charlotte Avenue Nashville, TN 37209 http://evite.me/TsX87EBeSz   A casual meeting for medical and science communicators.

An Insider's Look: Applying for AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Kate Stuart
June 10, 2016

Are you interested in a career in science policy? Have you thought about applying for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program? Join us for this informative roundtable discussion with Carlos Faraco, a finalist for the 2016 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program. Carlos will share his experience about applying and interviewing for this prestigious program, and provide hints for future program applicants. Bring your questions and your lunch! Cookies will be provided.

ASPIRE Teaching Internship at Fisk University: Molecular Methods

Ashley Brady
June 10, 2016
Posted in Announcements

  ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Molecular Methods Course and Lab Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-11:30am, Wednesday 3:30- 5:30 pm Fisk University 1000 17th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37208 Fisk University is a small, historically black liberal arts university with a history of excellence in academics through teaching, research, and service.  It is Nashville’s oldest institution of higher education and conveniently located less than two miles from Vanderbilt.

Teaching opportunity! Apply now to lead small group discussions for first year VU graduate school course

Kim Petrie
June 8, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Anyone interested in gaining teaching experience should consider applying to serve as a FOCUS co-Leader. FOCUS sessions are small group literature discussions for first year graduate students. Two Co-Leaders will be paired with a faculty member and mentored through the process to teach small group discussion sections. The time commitment is every Monday from 11-12 and Tuesdays from 9-11.

BEST Consortium Call for Bloggers- Share Your Career Development Experiences

Ashley Brady
June 7, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Call for Bloggers Your school’s BEST career development program (ASPIRE Program) is part of a national effort to help biomedical PhDs and postdocs prepare for a variety of career options. Only a handful of schools have programs like yours and we want to give others a taste of your experience. We are looking for two new bloggers to write diary-style entries about the career development process to be published on the national NIH BEST website (nihbest.org). OVERVIEW

Postdoctoral Research Position - School for Science and Math, Center for Science Outreach, Vanderbilt University Peabody College

Kim Petrie
June 6, 2016

Peabody College - Center for Science Outreach / Department of Teaching and Learning POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POSITION at Vanderbilt University beginning summer 2016. Applicants should have interests focusing on classroom teaching as well as curriculum design and implementation in interdisciplinary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Summer webinars through the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Kim Petrie
June 6, 2016

On March 10th, Vanderbilt University became an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The Provost’s Office has partnered with the NCFDD to provide professional development, training, and mentoring along with resources that are broadly applicable across many disciplines. 

Postdoctoral Fellowships from the Human Frontier Science Program

Ashley Brady
June 6, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Human Frontier Science Program is a program of funding for frontier research in the life sciences. It is implemented by the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) with its office in Strasbourg. HFSP postdoctoral fellowships encourage early career scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country.

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Positions, Dept. of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Münster, Germany

Kate Stuart
May 30, 2016

The Zarbock group (Dept. of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Münster, Germany) offers open positions for PostDocs and PhD-Students. The applicants will work on projects utilizing various state-of-the-art techniques in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry, including intravital microscopy studies on neutrophil rolling and adhesion in mice, flow cytometry, flow chamber assays, immunofluorescence microscopy, protein-protein interaction, retroviral transfection of bone marrow cells, and generation of bone marrow chimeras.

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Lübeck, Germany

Kate Stuart
May 30, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The major goal of the International Research Training Group 1911 is to provide an international network of training and research centered around projects that aim at identifying novel pathways that initiate, maintain and resolve chronic infectious and allergic diseases. The research program is supplemented by a structured qualification and cross-border supervisory concept with defined training modules integrating student exchanges between the German and the US partner institutions. 

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