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Exclusive Webinar with BCG for trainees at Vanderbilt

Kate Stuart
June 20, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Vanderbilt trainees will have a great opportunity to learn about consulting from the leading global consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on Wednesday, July 12 at 7 pm. Coordinated by the Vanderbilt University Advanced Degree Consulting Club, this is the first time that BCG will hold an exclusive webinar for advanced degree candidates at Vanderbilt. You will interact with current employees of BCG to learn about their transition from academia to business as well as their interesting case experiences. 

Principal Scientist, Translational Development - Celgene, New Jersey

Kim Petrie
June 16, 2017

Principal Scientist, Translational Development Req #: 17001006 Location: Summit, NJ US Job Category: Research and Early Development Work Location: Summit West 556 Morris Avenue SUMMIT 07901 Organization: Celgene Corporation Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Employee Status: Regular Job Type: Standard Job Level: Manager Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time  

Insight Data Science - Online Alumni Panels June 20th

Angela Zito
June 16, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Insight Data Science Online Alumni Panels on 6/20   Insight would like to invite you to chat with alumni from Their Insight Data Science Program on June 20th. They will be hosting separate online alumni panels for each program: Boston, New York, Silicon Valley, and the Remote program - and encourage you to chat with alumni from the city where you want to live to learn more about Insight and starting your data science career. For more information on the Data Science Program click here  

Next Insight Fellowships start Sept 5th--Applications due June 26th!

Angela Zito
June 16, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Next Insight Fellowships start on September 5, 2017 Insight is an intensive, seven week postdoctoral training fellowship that bridges the gap between academia and a career in data science. Based in Silicon Valley, New York City, Boston, Seattle, as well as a growing network across the country, the program enables scientists to learn the industry specific skills needed to work in the growing field of big data at leading companies. INSIGHT in a nutshell:

Job Opportunity: Medical Writing Program Manger, Astellas, Northbrook Illinois

Angela Zito
June 15, 2017

Astellas is announcing a Medical Writing Program Manager opportunity in Northbrook, IL. Purpose & Scope: Acts as a Global Medical Writing Lead (GMWRL; medical writing representative on a global project team) for several early-stage development programs and/or acts as a back-up/supporting GMWRL. The individual provides project leadership with respect to program documents and writing activities commensurate with experience. The individual reviews work and manages/coordinates writing activities for an entire program. As a document specialist, provides intellectual leadership and contributes document knowledge and expertise to the global project team.

Job Opportunity: Data Analyst, African Poultry Multiplication Initiative, World Poultry Foundation, Huntsville, AL

Kate Stuart
June 13, 2017

The  World Poultry Foundation, is seeking to hire a contract data analyst for its multi-year African Poultry Multiplication Initiative in Tanzania and Nigeria. The contractor would be responsible for analyzing and reporting on millions of data points collected by sub-grantees, contractors, and farmers in Africa.

VU-Wise BBQ Picnic June 21st 2017

Angela Zito
June 12, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Come join us for our summer bash and meet other VU-WiSE members! We’ll be providing the food, so bring your sunglasses, frisbees, and friends for an afternoon in the sun! All students, postdocs, faculty and staff invited.

NSF Supplemental funding opportunity to support nonacademic internships

Kim Petrie
June 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

If you are interested in a non-academic career (such as industry research, start-ups, nonprofits, think tanks, and government agencies), the NSF is currently offering supplemental funding for grad students to do research internships in these areas. To be eligible, your PI must have an active NSF grant, and they must apply for the supplemental funding by June 23, 2017.

Job Opportunity: Education and Professional Development Manger, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rockville Maryland

Angela Zito
June 7, 2017

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is hiring an Education and Professional Development Manger Primary Function: Develops, organizes and implements programs and projects to promote and improve biochemistry and molecular biology education at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. Major Duties and Responsibilities:

BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP, CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Ashley Brady
May 30, 2017
Posted in Announcements

BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK Position Description: Chambers Point Capital, LP is a life-sciences focused hedge fund based in New York. At our core we are committed to supporting healthcare innovation by investing in passionate scientists and ambitious management teams that are on the cusp of breakthroughs in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of unmet medical needs.

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