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Job Opportunity: Business Development Associate, Nashville Biosciences, Nashville, TN

Kate Stuart
February 11, 2016

NashBio is currently seeking a Business Development associate. The position is more expansive than a traditional business development role as it also entails management of the biotech spinout process. The ideal candidate will understand genetics and statistics, have significant experience in the pharmaceutical space, and have a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Science policy workshop sponsored by AAAS - an opportunity for Vanderbilt PhD students

Kim Petrie
February 10, 2016

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting a workshop in Washington D.C. for students in STEM disciplines to learn about science policy and interact with federal policy makers.  The workshop, Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE), is April 17-20, 2016. 

ASPIRE Internship: Tennessee Brew Works, Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
February 8, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Tennessee Brew Works Brewery Intern 809 Ewing Ave. Nashville, TN 37203   Tennessee Brew Works is a locally owned and operated brewery founded in August of 2013. We are dedicated to producing high quality beer. We are committed to ethically conducting our business. We are passionate about enjoying great beer. This internship will provide an introduction to commercial brewing and experience at a start-up business.

February Networking Event, Life Science TN-Academic Alliance

Kate Stuart
February 4, 2016
Posted in Announcements

This month's networking event for the Life Science TN-Academic Alliance is going to differ from the usual Beer with Biotech.  Day on the Hill is happening all day on February 9th and all who are interested are encouraged to attend (see the Life Science TN website for more details).  However those looking for an opportunity to meet with members of the TN life science industry and state legislators are welcome to come to the LST Day on the Hill Reception. There will be free food, free beer/wine and it is sure to be a GREAT networking opportunity!

Job Opportunity: Applied Research Scientist at Molecular Sensing, Inc., Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
February 3, 2016

Molecular Sensing Inc., is seeking an experienced biophysicist or biochemist for scientific application work at our headquarter laboratories in Nashville, Tennessee. Major responsibilities involve development of binding assays and characterization of drug-target interactions for our pharmaceutical client’s as part of our Drug Discovery Services outsourcing business.

Teaching Statement Graduate Student Workshop

Kate Stuart
February 2, 2016

In this workshop, we will address best practices for writing a teaching statement/philosophy for the academic job market. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome.    Facilitator: Dani Picard, Senior Graduate Teaching Fellow Wednesday, Feb. 10th • 4:15-5:45pm • Location: CFT

Center for Teaching hires Graduate Students!

Kate Stuart
February 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Each year the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires a number of graduate students as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty careers. The CFT has several types of positions available for graduate students for the 2016-2017 academic year.  

Student Research Productivity Workshops, Spring 2016

Kate Stuart
February 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Spring 2016 Workshops, at the Central Library, room 418a Research doesn't have to be overwhelming! Learn how to increase your productivity and improve your coursework. Drop in, no need to RSVP. Picking the Perfect Topic  Find out how concept mapping can jump start your research and help you focus your research statement. Wednesday February 10, noon - 1:00 p.m.

Women in the Academy Events, Spring 2016

Kate Stuart
January 27, 2016

This program, sponsored by the Graduate School and coordinated by the Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center, offers PhD students who identify as women a chance to reflect on the ways that gender affects their experience as they begin their professional journey in the academy.  Lunch is provided.   Negotiating the Academy with Your Hair on Fire: Where Scholarship and Activism Meet Wednesday, February 3, 11:30-1, Sarratt 331 Featuring Reverend Dr. Emilie M. Townes, Dean, Vanderbilt Divinity School  

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