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Insight Fellows Programs are now accepting applications!

Jan. 18, 2019—The Insight Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students looking to transition to advanced careers in data and engineering. Over the past 6 years, we have helped over 1800 Insight Fellows become data scientists and engineers at over 300 leading companies. Insight is now accepting applications from graduating students (must have completed all coursework...

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Job Opportunity: Teacher, Middle School Math, WEB Tutorial Nashville, Nashville, TN

Jan. 18, 2019—Our Tutorial WEB is a secular middle school tutorial with a mission of preparing students for high school. We partner with homeschool parents to offer classes that meet once or twice weekly with assigned work to be done through the week at home. You can read about our model and learn about our community at...

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Explore ASBMB’s course: The Art of Science Communication

Jan. 18, 2019—The ASBMB Public Outreach Committee is proud to offer “The Art of Science Communication,” an online course available for ALL scientists and STEM professionals. The application for the Winter 2019 session of the course is now open. Overview: The goal of the course is to provide participants with fundamental training in science communication, focusing in...

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New video series from iBiology about applying for jobs as an industry scientist

Jan. 17, 2019—iBiology posted a new four-part video series on “Job Hunting in Industry: Searching, Applying, Interviewing, and Negotiating for a Scientist Position in Biotech and Pharma,” presented by Bill Lindstaedt, the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Career Advancement, International and Postdoctoral Services at the University of California, San Francisco. It’s a terrific resource for biomedical scientists who are...

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NCI posts new funding announcement for K99/R00 awards

Jan. 17, 2019—The NIH’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) posted new Funding Opportunity Announcements for NCI Pathway to Independence Awards for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed and Clinical Trial Required). While the objective remains similar to the NIH parent award, the NCI-specific awards have some key differences, such as “applicants must have no...

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Internship: Medical and Scientific Writing Intern, Whitsell Innovations

Jan. 17, 2019—Whitsell Innovations, Inc. is a full-service medical and scientific writing company. We are seeking interns with writing talent, a strong work ethic, a passion for science, and a desire to learn about written communication in a regulated environment. ❖ Because WI provides a wide range of medical writing services, interns will have the opportunity to...

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Medical Writing and Communications Webinar, Feb 4

Jan. 17, 2019—Whitsell Innovations (WI) is a woman-owned, full-service medical and scientific writing company focusing on the needs of the pharmaceutical, biotech, and device industries. Founded in 2006, we have extensive and varied industry experience averaging more than 15 years. Our staff is composed of individuals with industry backgrounds and scientific educations, most with advanced degrees at the...

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Transitioning to a Career in Regulatory Affairs: a Two-Day Campus Workshop

Jan. 17, 2019—The BRET Office of Career Development is excited to welcome Linda Bowen, a senior regulatory policy and intelligence leader and speaker, to lead the special opportunity: Transitioning to a Career in Regulatory Affairs The workshop will be held on Friday, March 8 AND Saturday, March 9, both days from 8:00am to 4:00pm, in Light Hall....

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Case Study in Difficult Work Relationships, workshop on 1/31

Jan. 16, 2019—Case Study in Difficult Work Relationships   Take a deep dive into effective ways of navigating relationships with challenging mentors, staff, lab mates, and other co-workers. Join us for a Case Study in Dealing with Difficult People with Jody J. Foster, MD, MBA, Executive Clinical Director of the Professionalism Program at the University Pennsylvania and author of The Schmuck...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Asthma Research, VUMC, Nashville, TN

Jan. 16, 2019—The Center for Asthma Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center invites applications for a Postdoctoral fellow researcher. We are seeking a candidate with desire and interest in pursuing a career in pharmacoepidemiologic research. The individual should ideally have experience in broad aspects of human studies, data management, and statistical analysis. Experience in either asthma or...

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The Effort Report Live: Your Academic Future

Jan. 16, 2019—“Are you interested in a career in academia but have questions about what it would really be like? If so, please join us for The Effort Report Live: Your Academic Future, a podcast hosted by Dr. Roger Peng of Johns Hopkins University and Dr. Elizabeth Matsui of University of Texas at Austin.  The Effort Report...

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Spring lineup of Digital Scholarship bootcamps & workshops

Jan. 15, 2019—Digital Scholarship Workshops and Boot Camps, Spring 2019 Workshops and Boot Camps take place in Room 418a of the Central Library unless otherwise noted. All are welcome! No need to RSVP. If you have questions, please contact andrew.j.wesolek@vanderbilt.edu. Boot Camps: GitHub, MWF, 12:10-1:00 February 18, 20, 22 This bootcamp will consist of three one-hour sessions that...

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Vanderbilt Library Design Challenge: Design a Better Library

Jan. 15, 2019—The Vanderbilt Library Design Challenge will be held February 16 and 28, 2019 and is open to all Vanderbilt students interested in learning about design thinking and the principles of human-centered design* and applying those principles to make the library’s collections, facilities, and/or services and programming more accessible and meaningful for users. For more information: http://researchguides.library.vanderbilt.edu/designchallenge (registration...

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Vanderbilt Science Policy Group meeting 1/17 at Flying Saucer

Jan. 15, 2019—Interested in science outreach and communication? Want to network with public and health policy experts in Nashville? Thursday, Jan 17th, 5:30-7:30PM, Flying Saucer Join Vanderbilt Science Policy Group for FREE FOOD and a discussion on advocacy and policy with Rep. John Ray Clemmons (D, TN 55th), Dr. Stephen Patrick (VUMC, opioid policy expert), Collier Roberts (VU state policy office), and Megan Lane (lobbyist, fmr. LA for...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Mucosal Immunology And Microbiome, Merck, Cambridge, MA

Jan. 14, 2019—Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck...

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Women in the Academy Workshop: “Critical Conversations: Conflict Management in the Academy”

Jan. 11, 2019—“Critical Conversations: Conflict Management in the Academy” Stacey Satchell Graduate Life Coach, The Graduate School Thursday, January 24 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Sarratt 216/220 Lunch provided on a first-come basis

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NCI’s Graduate Student Recruiting Program, May 7-8, 2019

Jan. 9, 2019—There is still time to apply to the 4th Annual Graduate Student Recruiting Program held May 7-8, 2019!  Graduate students who apply and are invited to visit NIH have a distinct advantage in obtaining postdoc positions. Please  visit the GSRP website for useful information to assist them in completing their application.  The deadline for submission is January 31,...

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Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement: Creating Your Draft

Jan. 8, 2019—Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement: Creating Your Draft 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. This...

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