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Insight Fellows Programs are now accepting applications!

Jun. 19, 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 700 leading companies. Insight is now accepting applications from graduating students (must have completed all coursework...

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CQS Summer Institute Registration is Now Open!

Jun. 19, 2019—Registration is now OPEN for the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences (CQS) Summer Institute program of 2019!  OVERVIEW: Our CQS Summer Institute offers four great courses that will sharpen your quantitative research skills and give you methods and tools to deepen your understanding in biostatistics and bioinformatics.  Registration is expected to open in early May and participants are...

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UM Med School Postdoc Recruitment event “Postdoc Preview”

Jun. 19, 2019—The University of Michigan Medical School will host its next postdoctoral recruitment event October 10-11, 2019. We kindly ask that you explore Postdoc Preview and share this information with trainees, colleagues or departments that are especially strong in your field. Postdoc Preview introduces upper-level graduate students in the biomedical sciences to the excellent research and training opportunities...

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Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is seeking a consultant with expertise in higher education assessment

Jun. 18, 2019—The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is seeking a consultant with expertise in higher education assessment to help us conduct a survey of neuroscience departments and programs. If you have suggestions of individuals or groups who may be interested in learning more about this project, please contact sraver@sfn.org.   SfN conducts a periodic survey of neuroscience...

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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar, Genomics, Wall Lab, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Jun. 17, 2019—The Wall Lab in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Systems Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University seeks a talented, highly motivated researcher with a background in computational genomics. The group primarily focuses on identifying genetic risk factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with whole genome sequencing (WGS) datasets and analysis...

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Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program application now open!

Jun. 17, 2019—Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine welcomes applications for its Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program. The application period ois now open! The deadline to apply is September 6, 2019, and the 2020 session will last from January 21 until April 10. The Program...

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BCG Virtual Coffee Chats – June 26, 2019

Jun. 14, 2019—BCG Atlanta will be hosting virtual “coffee chats” on June 26 throughout the day for students interested in learning more about BCG consultancy. Alumna Dr. Aparna Shekar will be hosting the chats. Interested students register here https://talent.bcg.com/Events?folderId=10025867

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Job Opportunity: Summer Neuroscience Instructor, Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY), Baltimore, Maryland

Jun. 13, 2019—Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities Neuroscience Instructor We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. You can apply to work for us through this link.  We are seeking individuals for the following course: Neuroscience (grades 7-10) In this course, students investigate the development, evolution, and structure of the brain...

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Fall Course offering in Dr. Meiler’s lab

Jun. 13, 2019—NEW APPROACHES FOR PRACTICAL AND TIME EFFICIENT CLONING, CONSTRUCT DESIGN AND THE STRATEGIC SELECTION OF PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTION TECHNIQUES. Course Description: Research techniques are always changing, they develop and improve and sometimes it is hard to stay fully informed. In this module we will talk about different methods and techniques you want to use to be...

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Job Opportunity: Research Postdoctoral Pulmonary Fellow, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Jun. 11, 2019—A postdoctoral position is immediately available for a highly motivated, dynamic and energetic Ph.D. or M.D., Ph.D., to study the molecular determinants of lung cancer development in different model systems in vitro, preclinical models and humans. A successful applicant will assume a major scientific part in a multidisciplinary project aimed at investigating the role of...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist/ Fellowship Position, Rafael Pharma, Philadelphia, PA

Jun. 11, 2019—Rafael Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage cancer metabolism, biotechnology company with promising clinical trials. We are looking to expand the Rafael Pharmaceuticals fundamental research team of Sol Barer Research Fellows and experienced senior scientists or professor at our Philadelphia location. These positions will be mentored and guided by renowned professor, Chi Van Dang, professor at The Wistar Institute. We expect...

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Job Opportunity: Part-time, Local World Language Facilitator Teacher, Williamson County, TN

Jun. 10, 2019—The Elementary World Language Program (EWLP) requires Spanish language instructors and Chinese (Mandarin) language instructors to teach Spanish and Chinese classes in Williamson County elementary schools before and after the school day. Responsibilities include teaching classes, planning for instruction, attending professional development, and regular communication with staff and parents. A curriculum is provided. A teaching...

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Career Chat, AAAS Sci & Tech Fellowships, Thurs, 6/13

Jun. 7, 2019—Career Chat:  Q&A with AAAS Science & Technology Fellows Thursday, June 13 3:30 – 5:00 pm Alumni Hall Café area RSVP Here Vanderbilt alumnus Joseph Rustick will share his personal experiences at the EPA as a AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Executive Branch fellow. Come learn about the opportunities, process, and outcomes...

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“So You Want to be a Pharmacologist Doing Drug Discovery?…….Careers in Drug Discovery”

Jun. 7, 2019—Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Department of Pharmacology Special Seminar Series Terrence P. Kenakin, Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill 1:30 pm 206 PRB “So You Want to be a Pharmacologist Doing Drug Discovery?…….Careers in Drug Discovery”

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Do You Play Fair? A Workshop about Bias in Academia

Jun. 7, 2019—Postdocs and graduate students are invited to explore how unconscious bias may impede student success in STEMM fields. Fair Play raises awareness about stereotypes and other racial biases in academia, which can inadvertently influence judgments about the behavior toward others Register here: https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=8RRKJXNMRH

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Nashville MeetUp for “Data Nerds” is June 11

Jun. 7, 2019—Interested in Data Science? Data Nerds is a Data Science meetup a built around promoting the education and “doing” of Data Science.  We do this by meeting weekly to work on projects together and provide help ranging from helping someone setup their Python environment to questions around machine learning techniques.  We also meet on a...

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Job Opportunity: Director of Education Opportunity, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT

May. 30, 2019—Montshire Education Director Job Posting Montshire Museum of Science Job Description SUMMARY DESCRIPTION The Director of Education provides leadership, vision, and oversight in developing, implementing, evaluating, and growing all aspects of the Montshire’s educational program offerings for children, teen, adult, family, and school and university audiences. The person in this position is a key strategist...

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Job Opportunity: Anatomy Lecturer, Biology Department, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

May. 30, 2019—ANATOMY LECTURER The Biology Department at Lake Forest College seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach a lab-based Human Anatomy course (BIOL 208) during the spring semester of 2020.  This teaching assignment counts as two course preps with the expectation of providing at least 7 hours per week of combined classroom and laboratory teaching.  Although...

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Massive is currently waiving the registration fee!

May. 30, 2019—Massive is currently waiving the registration fee (“If you think a friend should join the consortium, tell them to use the code MEXIA to get free membership!”). It’s a great tool to improve your scicomm abilities (and get paid after your first 2 articles!) Register here: https://massivesci.com/consortium/

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Learn more about the 2019 NIH Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

May. 30, 2019—A Unique Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity at NCI The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Fellows. This unique postdoctoral training opportunity is perfect for scientists and clinicians with an interest in cancer prevention. Fellows pursue their research interests with world-class training and mentorship The centerpiece of...

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