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Upcoming CITRL Spring offerings

Mar. 18, 2019—Some interesting offerings from CITRL coming in April! Spring 2019 Online Drop-In Events Events have live, real-time online sessions; event series include a handful of events that revolve around a unifying theme in STEM teaching and learning. Events run on a drop-in basis and do not require advance registration. Participants can attend as many or...

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VU Printing Services has a new Digital Storefront

Mar. 17, 2019—Vanderbilt University Printing Services is pleased to share our new online print fulfillment system. With a modern, intuitive interface, you can use Digital Storefront to customize and order official Vanderbilt stationery products, upload files for custom print jobs, invitations, cards, signs, posters (student posters too!), banners, flyers, spiral bound notebooks, and we even print thesis...

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Assistant Director Of Professional Development At University Of Virginia

Mar. 15, 2019—The UVA Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs seeks an Assistant Director of Professional Development to contribute to the implementation and design of programs in support of the University’s graduate student and postdoctoral communities.  Chief among these is PhD Plus, the University’s signature program for preparing graduate students and postdocs across all disciplines for long-term...

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Developing and Sustaining a Mentoring Relationship

Mar. 15, 2019—Women in the Academy presents “Developing and Sustaining a Mentoring Relationship” Janet Macdonald, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Vanessa Beasley, Associate Provost and Dean of Residential Faculty Beverly Moran, Professor of Law and Sociology Lucius Outlaw, Professor of Philosophy Friday, March 29 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Sarratt 216/220 Lunch provided on a first-come basis

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Recognizing and Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome

Mar. 15, 2019—Women in the Academy presents “Recognizing and Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome” presented by Maureen Gannon, Professor of Medicine Tuesday, March 26 4:00 p.m. Community Room, Central Library Reception to follow

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How has ASPIRE impacted your career? Share your experience in a blog post!

Mar. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt’s ASPIRE Program is part of a national effort to help biomedical PhDs and postdocs prepare for a variety of career options. Only a handful of schools have programs like this and we want to give others a taste of your experience. The NIH BEST program, which funded ASPIRE, is looking for a few bloggers...

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Diversity Teaching Fellowship Program, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology – Allegheny College

Mar. 15, 2019—Diversity Teaching Fellowship Program Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Allegheny College invites applications for its Diversity Teaching Fellowship Program. The Program is a component of Allegheny College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Specifically, the program serves as a professional development opportunity for early career scholars of color seeking faculty positions at liberal arts colleges and universities. While...

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East, West Coast Courses to Help Grad Students & Postdocs Transition to Biotech

Mar. 15, 2019—The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering two week-long courses this summer to help them transition to careers in biotech. Of 130 participants from 2014-2016, 70% now have nonacademic jobs in industry, regulatory affairs, or tech transfer; the remainder are still in training or in academia. Moreover, the cohorts have remained close networking...

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Being Human: the Nexus of Science and Spirituality

Mar. 15, 2019—Next week, Vanderbilt is hosting a series of events is to foster inclusive discussions about science that appeal to individuals of diverse worldviews, including different faith traditions as well as those who subscribe to no faith at all. The keynote presentation and the panel will include perspectives on science pedagogy with cultural awareness and sensitivity, the...

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Critical Data Viz Workshop

Mar. 15, 2019—If you are interested in data science, check out this workshop hosted by Purdue University. Space is limited and travel support is available. Critical Data Viz Workshop: An introduction to the ethics and practice of data visualization May 20 – 24, 2019 Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Center for Science of Information Deadline to apply/register...

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CITRL Preview of Summer Institutes

Mar. 15, 2019—This week, we have an early look at CIRTL‘s lineup of summer institutes for 2019. While some aspects of the summer programming schedule have yet to be solidified, with this overview you can get a sense of the types of institutes on offer and when and where they’ll occur There are still more details to come about...

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ACRP Annual Conference in Nashville–volunteers wanted! April 12-15, 2019

Mar. 15, 2019—The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) annual conference is in Nashville (!!) this spring and they are seeking volunteers to help at the conference, April 12-15. More information about the conference and the ACRP can be found here at their website: https://2019.acrpnet.org/ Sign-up if you are interested and we will contact you with more...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Writing the Science of a Grant

Mar. 14, 2019—Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:00am 306 AB Light Hall C. Michael Stein, M.B. Ch.B., Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology & Immunology Dan May Chair of Medicine & Pharmacology Associate Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Director of Fellowship Program, Division of Clinical Pharmacology The most important principle for writing a fundable grant is for you...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Critical Conversations-Dealing with Conflict

Mar. 14, 2019—Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:00am 306 AB Light Hall Stacey Satchell, MSEd, M.A., M.A., Graduate Life Coach You may encounter difficult times in your postdoc term – sometimes this leads to conflict with your faculty supervisor or colleagues in the lab. In this session, we will talk about how to deal with these situations skillfully...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Who Would You Choose? Hiring Manager Role Play

Mar. 14, 2019—Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:00am 306 AB Light Hall Kim Petrie, PhD Assistant Dean for Biomedical Career Development, Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration Join us for a mock hiring exercise! This session will be led by Kim Petrie,Ph.D., Director of Career Development, BRET Office of Career Development. You will play the role of...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Informational Interviewing-Your Most Powerful Networking Tool

Mar. 14, 2019—Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:00am 411 AB Light Hall Ashley Brady, PhD Have you ever heard of an informational interview? Come learn about one the most powerful, yet underutilized, networking tools available to you. Find out what an informational interview entails, how to set one up, what questions you should be asking, and how this...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Mastering the Art of Being Interviewed

Mar. 14, 2019—Wednesday, April 3, 2019 9:00am 407 AB Light Hall Ashley Brady, PhD Join us as we use Story Mason(TM), an interactive tool developed to help you prepare for interviewing. Learn through peer-to-peer feedback how to instantly connect and develop rapport, handle unexpected disruptions, decode questions, and distinguish yourself with memorable answers. Find out how to...

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2019 Call for Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program

Mar. 12, 2019—Learn more about the 2019 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Programs.   These one-year career mentoring programs pair ethnically diverse grad students and postdocs with industry mentors who work at biotech and consumer healthcare companies. Interested candidates are invited to apply online at http://smdp.icpdprograms.org/. Successful student applicants will receive fellowships to attend one of the programs and...

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TennCare Career Day on March 22

Mar. 11, 2019—The Vanderbilt MPH Program is co-sponsoring TennCare Career Day on March 22 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The event is free and lunch will be provided. See below for more information.  TennCare-Career-Day-Agenda-3.22.2019

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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Symposium

Mar. 9, 2019—If you’re interested in learning more about data science, check out Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute Symposium on Friday, April 26. Advance registration is requested  

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