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Registration open for CIRTL Spring 2016 Courses

Kate Stuart
November 25, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Next spring CIRTL is offering four courses that each reinforce our pedagogical cornerstones.

Two courses, The College Classroom and Research Mentor Training, are currently open for registration. Our Teaching-As-Research course will open in the coming weeks. Registration for our spring MOOC on Teaching-as-Research in the context of evidence-based STEM teaching, will be open in early 2016.

Visit our website to read more and register for a

ASPIRE Internship: Life Science TN Policy Internship

Ashley Brady
November 20, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Life Science Tennessee Policy Internship
217 Fifth Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 

Life Science Tennessee (LifeSciTN) will be offering an internship opportunity for winter/spring 2015-2016. The position is paid and will provide meaningful experiences for an individual interested in life science policy, as well as a unique opportunity to network and learn more about the industry in Tennessee and the U.S.

Event from Dept of Sociology: "Not As Glamorous As It Looks: Challenging Structures and Cultures of Exclusion in Academia

Kate Stuart
November 20, 2015

The Department of Sociology Colloquium Series presents: "Not As Glamorous As It Looks: Challenging Structures and Cultures of Exclusion in Academia"

Featuring Andi Stepnick, Professor of Sociology, Belmont University

Friday, December 4, 11am, Garland Hall 209

AIMBE Scholars Program looking for expert advisors for FDA

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The AIMBE Scholars Program enables distinguished postdoctorates in the medical and biomedical engineering fields to serve as expert advisors to policy makers at the FDA. Scholars learn how to apply their experiences from the lab bench to inform regulatory policy decisions. AIMBE Scholars work side-by-side with the most influential decision makers at the agency–from reviewers to FDA scientists to Center directors. They inform public policy through their knowledge of the latest cutting-edge research and technological innovations.

Event: Interviewing with the Deans

Kate Stuart
November 9, 2015

Panelists: Dr. Camilla Benbow (Dean, Peabody College of Education & Human Development) and Dr. Lauren Benton (Dean, College of Arts & Science)


Three Vanderbilt deans share insights gleaned from interviewing numerous candidates for academic jobs. What impresses a dean? What should a candidate be prepared to discuss? What should a candidate NOT do when meeting with the dean? This panel offers a rare opportunity to benefit from the wisdom of highly experienced academic deans.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Job Opportunity: Health Information Systems Project Manager I, VICTR, Nashville, TN

Kate Stuart
November 8, 2015

The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) is seeking a qualified professional to fill the role of Health Information Systems Project Manager I.  VICTR provides a broad spectrum of modern data and project management support services for research studies, quality improvement initiatives, and operational projects.  Under direct supervision, the Project Manager oversees small projects or phases of larger projects.

Info Session: VU Master of Public Health Program, November 11

Kate Stuart
November 5, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program prepares leaders to take on today’s most pressing and complex health challenges.


Learn more about our innovative program from M.P.H. faculty members, current students, and program staff at upcoming information session:

Wednesday, November 11 at 5 p.m. - Light Hall 407

This informal info sessions will offer a brief overview of our curriculum, competencies, career options, an outline of the application process, and time to answer questions.