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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

DayNine Consulting: Networking Night Tuesday, May 10, ACME Feed & Seed, Nashville

Ashley Brady
May 3, 2016
Posted in Announcements

DayNine Consulting Networking Night   Are you a visionary who's ready to work, play and grow with a hot, growing consulting firm?  A team player with an eye on success?  If so, DayNine Consulting wants to meet you! Join DayNine Consultants and leadership team to learn how you can be a part of DayNine's promising future. Tuesday, May 10 5:30-7:30 pm

VU Center for Teaching recruiting BOLD Fellows

Kate Stuart
May 2, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The BOLD Fellows program is designed to help graduate student/faculty teams build expertise in developing online instructional modules grounded in good course design principles and our understanding of how people learn. STEM faculty members partner with graduate students or postdocs to design and develop online modules for integration into a course, either as a tool to promote flipping the classroom, a module for a blended course, or a unit to supplement an existing course. 

Dissertation Writers' Retreat

Kate Stuart
May 2, 2016

The Writing Studio’s dissertation writers’ retreats are meant to provide dissertating graduate students with loosely-structured time to work individually in a quiet, collegial atmosphere.  We couple ample writing time with optional, one-on-one consultations and daily workshops meant to focus writers on their argumentation, chapter structure, and daily writing goals. Lunch will be provided each day, courtesy of the Graduate School.

Our pick: Top 5 online resources for starting to explore careers in the biomedical sciences

Kim Petrie
May 2, 2016

So you're in the lab doing an experiment, and you have 45 minutes to kill while a solution mixes.You contemplate refreshing your Instagram feed (again), but decide instead to use your time more effectively by researching career options online. Two minutes later, you're looking at the 1.2 million hits for the search terms "careers for biomedical PhDs." Yikes!  Rather than flailing about on the world wide web, we recommend you start your online research with these five top-notch resources:  

Beyond the Lab: Efrain Garcia, Government Administration

Kate Stuart
April 30, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Efrain Garcia, PhD, who held the longest title of all of our interviewees! Here it is: "Senior Science Analyst, Project Officer, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, Department of Health and Human Services." Despite the long title, we really enjoyed talking to Dr. Garcia!

Beyond the Lab: Andrea Bauman-Carnegie, Research Administration

Kate Stuart
April 29, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Andrea Bauman-Carnegie, Director of Administrative Operations, Center for Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Beyond the Lab: Kathleen Goss, Medical Communications

Kate Stuart
April 29, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Kathleen Goss, Senior Science Writer and Director of Strategic Partnerships at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Goss spoke at the 2015 Annual Career Symposium and we were delighted to host her for an interview.

Beyond the Lab: Amy Moore, Research Administration

Kate Stuart
April 29, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Amy Moore, PhD, Director of Research Programs at the Georgia Research Alliance. Dr. Moore attended our 2013 Career Symposium as a speaker, and we were excited to interview her while she was on campus. 

Job Posting: Director of HR Advanced Analytics, Nashville, TN

Kate Stuart
April 28, 2016

Are you a leader who is passionate about using data to develop solutions and drive business forward? Elevation Search Solutions’s client has an opening for a Director of HR Advanced Analytics. You will be responsible for high-impact human resources projects and developing viable solutions through data analysis, predictive modeling, and advanced analytic techniques. What You Will Be Doing:

Job Posting: Health Information Systems Project Manager 1

Kate Stuart
April 28, 2016

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 Health Information Systems Project Manager I will oversee small projects or phases of larger projects and is the research data expert for VICTR projects.  This position will liaison with researchers to determine requirements and partner with programmers and database specialists to manage the project at the ground level.

Beyond the Lab: Nicole Speed, Strategic Consultant

Kate Stuart
April 28, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight consultant and medical communications specialist Nicole Speed, PhD, who came to speak with us in early 2013. 

Beer and Biotech, May 10

Kate Stuart
April 27, 2016
Posted in Announcements

For Life Science TN-Academic Alliance's final installment during this academic year of Beer with Biotech, we will have an informal gathering for all those who have enjoyed coming to our events in the past as well as anyone who participated in this year's TVC.  This will provide the opportunity for everyone to network with each other once again as well as give us a chance to hear what everyone would like to see next year concerning topics and panelists.   Tuesday, May 10 6PM Craft Brewed

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