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Job Opportunity: The Director of Community Engaged Learning – Environmental Sustainability, Stanford University

Angela Zito
December 14, 2017

Work with faculty, staff, and community partners to develop, implement, and administer community engaged learning (CEL) courses, research projects, and internships in the area of environmental sustainability. Collaborate with five other DCELs, each with a distinct thematic area (education, health, human rights, engineering, and identity), to develop and administer shared programs including faculty workshops, student internship preparation programs, and CEL grant programs.

Job Opportunity: Research & Program Officer, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Angela Zito
December 13, 2017

The Office of Faculty Development & Diversity fosters excellence across Stanford Medicine through an inclusive faculty community that reflects the global nature of medicine and science today. OFDD offers professional education, leadership programs, networking opportunities, speaker series, and skills-building workshops on cultural considerations, mentorship, unconscious bias, conflict resolution, and other topics critical to creating a positive environment. The Research & Program Officer will implement and administer this vision and mission.

Job Opportunity: Associate, The diaTribe Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Angela Zito
December 12, 2017

The diaTribe Foundation is a 501(c)3 certified nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of people living with diabetes and prediabetes, and to advocate for action. The diaTribe Foundation is committed to helping people with diabetes live happier, healthier, and more hopeful lives through its many programs.

Job Opportunity: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level, Pharmacology, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Las Cruces, NM

Kate Stuart
December 11, 2017

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for one full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. BCOM’s inaugural class matriculated in August, 2016, and the College is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of Pharmacology. The ideal candidate will be a Board Certified PharmD with residency training or a PhD with postdoctoral experience and have a demonstrated, relevant teaching experience. 

2018: Paying Uncle Sam: Understanding Taxes for Stipends, Grants & Fellowship

Kate Stuart
December 7, 2017

Are you a graduate student or postdoc with tax questions? Unsure of how your fellowship is taxed? Wondering about which tax credits and deductions should you can take advantage of this tax season? Come and have your tax questions answered by CPAs Briana Mullenax and Cindy Anderson, senior managers of Lattimore, Black, Morgan, & Cain.

Check out Vanderbilt Students Volunteer for Science (VSVS)

Kate Stuart
December 6, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Having some time away from research is important. Getting to visit a local middle school and show kids how to do the experiments that inspired us? That's just fun. Only having to do two hours a week while getting a very good-looking resume for fellowships? That's just smart. Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science (VSVS) is an outreach program that's available fall and spring semester.

CIRTL announces Spring Programming Preview

Kate Stuart
December 4, 2017
Posted in Announcements

This spring CIRTL will be running 5 courses, 7 workshops, 5 drop-in event series and 2 stand-alone events, 1 MOOC, 1 face-to-face teaching institute, and 1 online community of practice. Courses will be online and schedules will be announced by next Monday, December 11. All other programming will be scheduled and online by January. Early course registration will open for CIRTL members only on December 11, and regular registration will open on January 2. CIRTL's spring term begins Monday, January 29.

Job Opportunity: Medical Science Liaison, Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc, Nashville, TN

Angela Zito
December 1, 2017

The primary responsibility of the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is to act as a liaison with nationwide and regional key opinion leaders (KOLs) to align interests, discuss research and medical information, and to facilitate both clinical trial efforts of Ipsen and externally-sponsored studies in relation to Oncology and Endocrinology products.   This individual’s clinical insights will be utilized cross functionally to ensure proper alignment of MSL goals with the company’s business goals to be executed in a compliant fashion.

Job Opportunity: Data Scientist, axialHealthcare, Nashville, TN

Angela Zito
November 30, 2017

Join our team of data scientists who are committed to innovating scientific solutions for patients in pain and patients who consume opioid medication. axialHealthcare’s Data Scientists are fervent collaborators committed to accuracy, knowledge, and creating value for our clients. We have 2-5 openings for Data Scientists to join our research and development team in Nashville, TN. The positions can be senior level depending upon experience and will be assigned to projects within one of our three product suites (axialPATIENT, axialPRACTICE, axialNETWORK).

Job Opportunity: Global Change Center Coordinator, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

Angela Zito
November 30, 2017

The Global Change Center (GCC) at Virginia Tech is currently recruiting a Center Coordinator. This individual will provide administrative support to meet the diverse programmatic, communications, and event management needs of the GCC, a branch of the Fralin Life Science Institute

Job Opportunity: Research Scientist, Genomic Technology Development, Phase Genomics, Seattle, WA

Angela Zito
November 27, 2017

Seattle-based Phase Genomics is seeking a molecular biologist or biochemist with expertise in development and application of next-generation sequencing technologies. Our genome assembly and microbiome deconvolution platform combines cutting-edge lab techniques with innovative analysis software to give researchers the tools they need to make important scientific breakthroughs.

ASPIRE Module: STEM Teaching in K-12 Schools, Spring 2018

Teaching at the secondary level affords numerous career benefits for a graduate or postdoctoral scientist. K-12 school districts are continually in need of qualified professionals to teach courses in all science and math content areas, and teachers are eligible for tenure after five years of teaching and have numerous opportunities for upward mobility in the school system. In this module, participants will gain an understanding of the inner workings of the middle and high school classrooms, including the policies and structures governing school districts in Tennessee, teaching and course development strategies appropriate for the middle and high school setting, qualities of effective educators, and an understanding of careers in the K-12 sector. Students will gain actual classroom experience through a volunteer placement a middle or high school classroom, and will have the opportunity to participate in a future certification program geared toward STEM professionals.

ASPIRE Module Spring 2018: Practical Strategies for Strong Writing

Angela Zito
November 27, 2017

In this module, experts from the Vanderbilt Writing Studio will teach scientists to become more effective writers. Sessions will focus on understanding reader expectations, foundational principles of argumentative structure, and writing cohesive paragraphs and sentences. The practical strategies taught in this module can be applied to all types of documents, from grant applications to peer-reviewed manuscripts. Attendance is limited to 24 participants who can attend all sessions.

Job Opportunity: Product Marketing Manager, Phase Genomics, Seattle Washington

Angela Zito
November 27, 2017

Seattle-based Phase Genomics is seeking a highly motivated individual with proven experience in developing and executing product marketing strategies to grow our revolutionary genome assembly service. Our microbiome discovery platform combines cutting-edge lab techniques with innovative analysis software to give researchers the tools they need to make important scientific breakthroughs.

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