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The Writing Studio is looking for Graduate Students!

Kate Stuart
May 22, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The Writing Studio has received funding to hire additional graduate writing consultants and writing fellows for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Consultants and fellows hold one-to-one appointments with graduate and undergraduate writers, and facilitate workshops in undergraduate classrooms.  Additionally, fellows facilitate writing groups and organize educational programs.  Starting salary for consultants is$13.00 per hour.  Fellows work no fewer than 15 hours per week and receive $25,000 annual stipend.

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Prostate Disease Research, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD

Kate Stuart
May 19, 2016

A post-doctoral position is available at the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR), Uniformed Services University of the Health Science (USUHS) to study the genomics of aggressive renal medullary carcinoma (RMC), which is associated with the sickle cell trait (SCT). This project is funded by the Collaborative Health Initiative Research Program (CHIRP), a new precision medicine collaborative research program between the NHLBI and USUHS.

Research Services Consultant II, VICTR, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kate Stuart
May 13, 2016

In collaboration with the VUMC Human Research Protections Program (HRPP), the Research Services Consultant II (RSC II) assists with the optimal application of the Federal, State, and local laws, guidance documents, VUMC Institutional policies, and Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and procedures while meeting the objectives of the VUMC research community. Consults on complex research and regulatory issues in conjunction with the team(s) to identify solutions and develop improvement processes. The RSC II researches topics of departmental, institutional or strategic importance.

Research Services Consultant I, VICTR, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kate Stuart
May 13, 2016
Posted in Announcements

In collaboration with the VUMC Human Research Protections Program (HRPP), the Research Services Consultant I (RSC I) assists with the optimal application of the Federal, State, and local laws, guidance documents, VUMC Institutional policies, and Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) policies and procedures while meeting the objectives of the VUMC research community. Consults on research and regulatory issues in collaboration with the team(s) to identify solutions and develop improvement processes. The RSC I researches topics of departmental, institutional or strategic importance. 

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Position, Center for Science Outreach, Peabody College, Vanderbilt

Kate Stuart
May 11, 2016

The position involves participation in the Interdisciplinary Science and Research and Resident Scientist Programs (ISR/RS) in the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach (CSO) in partnership with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS). The ISR program offers high school students a four-year, interdisciplinary, research-centered learning experience as a course of study in three high schools in MNPS. Students pursue a curriculum that connects the different STEM disciplines through problem-based learning. The program partners a postdoctoral fellow with an MNPS to collaboratively teach the problem-based curriculum.

11th Annual ASCB Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop

Kim Petrie
May 10, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The American Society for Cell Biology Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) is accepting applications for the 11th Annual Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop. The workshop will be held July 16-18, 2016, at the University of North Carolina Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill, NC. The application deadline has been extended until May 20, 2016.

Fellowship opportunities with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Kim Petrie
May 4, 2016

So you want to work at the CDC? Check out their website of training opportunities: http://www.cdc.gov/Fellowships/ Featured opportunities include: Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program  2-year training program in the application of computer science, information science, and technology related to public health

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