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Job Opportunity: Post Doctoral Fellow, Ferrall Lab, the Division of Hematology/Oncology, VUMC

Jan. 24, 2020—Postdoctoral opportunity in Leukemia and Bone Marrow Inflammation: Position: The Ferrell Lab is seeking a highly skilled, motivated and energetic post-doctoral fellow to conduct disease-focused research in myelodysplastic syndromes, acute myeloid leukemia and bone marrow immunology/inflammation. The position comes with competitive salary and excellent potential for career development. Requirements: Qualified candidates should have strong fund of knowledge in...

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A few questions with February PhD Career Stories speaker Dr. Jennifer Sparks

Jan. 23, 2020—Dr. Jennifer Sparks will be our featured ASPIRE PhD Career Stories Speaker for the month of February.  We asked her a few questions prior to her visit. See what she had to say below, and be sure to attend her talk on February 7th! Registration requested.  

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Register for the 14th Annual VPA Symposium

Jan. 23, 2020—The 14th Annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Symposium will be held on April 23rd! There will be two avenues for postdocs to present their research: (a) lightning rounds (brief oral presentation, 20 abstracts selected on a competitive basis) and (b) poster presentation (up to 100 posters will be presented). Best presenters for lightning rounds and posters...

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Event: SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College

Jan. 22, 2020—SLACs and You: Teaching at a Liberal Arts College Sponsored by the Graduate School Career Development Thursday, January 30th, 2020 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Alumni Hall, Rm 201 Speaker: Lee M. Jefferson, PhD (Vanderbilt PhD alum, Religion), Nelson D. and Mary McDowell Rodes Associate Professor of Religion at Centre College Register Here Join us for...

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CITRL Network: Spring Online Event Series on Teaching at Community Colleges

Jan. 22, 2020—Have you ever thought about teaching at a community college? This spring we’re hosting an online event series about what it’s like to teach at these institutions, how to navigate their hiring practices, and what issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion look like on community college campuses. We hope you’ll join us for one or...

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Communication expert Jean-luc Doumont to present “Making the Most of your Presentation” at VU on Feb. 27 – Apply today!

Jan. 21, 2020—The BRET Office of Career Development, along with the Vanderbilt Graduate School, has invited back our 2019 ASPIRE to Connect keynote speaker, Dr. Jean-luc Doumont. He will be conducting his dynamic and hands-on workshop, “Making the most of your Presentation.” Participants of our Data Science Essentials ASPIRE module were fortunate to take part in Dr....

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Biogen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Affairs

Jan. 21, 2020—Biogen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Affairs What is Biogen’s PhD Fellowship? Biogen’s 2-year fellowship in Worldwide Medical provides PhD graduates a hands-on opportunity to learn the ins and outs of Medical Affairs and the pharmaceutical industry within the walls of a cutting-edge biotech. During the first year of the fellowship program, fellows will explore different...

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Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Postdoc Seminar Series Spring 2020

Jan. 20, 2020—Postdoc Seminar Series through Vanderbilt Data Science Institute Select Fridays 12pm – 1pm, lunch provided. Registration is required. https://www.vanderbilt.edu/datascience/events/data-science-colloquia/

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Workshop: Agile Science: Managing Projects in GitHub

Jan. 20, 2020—Designed for anyone responsible for guiding projects that can also benefit from versioning and collaboration tool Tue, January 28, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST Location: DSI Common Space 2414 Highland Avenue The Wond’ry, Floor 3, Suite 300   Confused on how to organize the various efforts for your research projects? Who did what...

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Job Listings Resource – Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS)

Jan. 15, 2020—The Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) is a new organization devoted to building capacity, advancing scholarship, growing partnerships, and providing resources to help scientists and engagement practitioners engage with and demonstrate the impact of research in their communities and society. One of their initiatives is to collect and disseminate job opportunities relating to...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director of STEM,Program in Teacher Preparation, Princeton University

Jan. 15, 2020—Overview Under the direction of the Program Director, this person serves the Program in Teacher Preparation (https://teacherprep.princeton.edu/) in three major areas: 1) as Assistant Director for STEM teacher certification; 2) as coordinator of the Teacher Prep alumni network; and 3) as a coordinator of STEM Professional Learning. As the Assistant Director for STEM, this person...

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ELC Academic Writing Workshops, Spring 2020

Jan. 14, 2020—ELC Academic Writing Workshops 12:00 to 2:00 PM (see dates below) 010 Alumni Hall These workshops cover writing topics especially relevant to international students and scholars. Snacks are provided, the workshops are free, but space is limited!Reserve your spot today. Jan 24: Improving Writing Clarity and Flow Jan 31: Strengthening Paraphrasing/Quoting/Summarizing Skills Feb 7: Enhancing...

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Writers’ Accountability Group, Spring 2020

Jan. 14, 2020—  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/healthydores/

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS) at Baylor College of Medicine

Jan. 13, 2020—Baylor College of Medicine invites outstanding senior graduate students to apply for Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS). Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS) provides the opportunity for students to explore postdoctoral opportunities, meet faculty with aligned interests, and learn about the resources at Baylor College of Medicine. Selected candidates will be invited for a...

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ASPIRE PhD Career Stories: Jennifer S. Sparks, PhD

Jan. 13, 2020—Come hear more about a career in defense/intelligence. Find out  from Dr. Jennifer Sparks about her role entails and how you can use your PhD in this area. Check out Dr. Sparks bio below and be sure to register for this event. Registration is requested Dr. Jennifer Sparks works for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Potsdam-Rehbruecke, German Institute of Human Nutrition

Jan. 13, 2020—Interested in this job? We have an alumni contact. Email kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu for more info. The German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam-Rehbruecke, is a member of the Leibniz Association. The institute’s mission is to conduct experimental and clinical research in the field of nutrition and health, with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of nutrition-dependent...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Associate Scientist, GTx Upstream Development, Pfizer, Morrisville, NC

Jan. 13, 2020—Interested in this job? We have an alumni contact. Email kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu for more info. ROLE SUMMARY The Gene Therapy area of the Bioprocess R&D department is responsible for the development of GMP manufacturing processes for our gene therapy products. The Senior Associate Scientist in Upstream process development is responsible for designing and executing mammalian cell...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist, Upstream Process Development, Gene Therapy, Pfizer, Morrisville, NC

Jan. 13, 2020—Interested in this job? We have an alumni contact. Email kate.stuart@vanderbilt.edu for more info. ROLE SUMMARY The Senior Scientist will help lead process development of Pfizer’s Gene Therapy programs. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who demonstrates personal accountability for outcomes and thrives on increasing levels of responsibility. As a member of the Bioprocess...

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Apply now! ASPIRE Mock Interview Day, March 9th

Jan. 13, 2020—The ASPIRE Program is hosting its first Mock Interview Day on March 9, 2020, from 2:00-5:00 pm. This event will provide biomedical PhD students and postdocs the opportunity to practice their interview skills with Nashville-area employers and alumni, and receive valuable feedback. Participants will have up to 4 mock interviews, each lasting about 20 minutes....

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Event: Biocentury Employer Information Session

Jan. 10, 2020—For 27 years, BioCentury has been providing essential biopharma industry intelligence to a global audience of biotech and pharmaceutical executives, investors, regulators, public policy makers, patient groups and the scientific community. Based in Redwood City, California, but with a global team of curious and creative minds, they provide analysis and commentary to support the creation of...

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