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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Researcher, Multiple Positions, Systems Planning and Analysis, Alexandria, VA

Aug. 11, 2020—Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) (www.spa.com) is looking for postdoctoral researchers to join our company for an interesting opportunity with the US Government. Below are the list of positions we are currently looking for candidates. – Biochemist: proven expertise in biochemistry and analytical techniques such as mass spectrometry. o Description: Assist the research and...

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The Final Chapter: BEST Book Published

Aug. 10, 2020—This fall, the story of the NIH BEST Consortium was finally complete. All 17 institutions gathered tales of their success, and Vanderbilt served as the main facilitator and author of this compendium. BEST: Implementing Career Development Activities for Biomedical Research Trainees provides an instructional guide for institutions wanting to create, supplement, or improve their career...

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Job Opportunity: FDA Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Nanotechnology, FDA/NCTR, Jefferson AR

Aug. 10, 2020—*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis. One research opportunity is currently available with the Office of the Commissioner (OC) Office of Women’s Health (OWH), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The project will be located at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Nanotechnology Core Facility located in Jefferson, Arkansas. The major focus of the project is to conduct innovative research through...

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BioTN-LST Online Job Fair Sat Aug 15, 2020 8:30am-1:30pm

Aug. 10, 2020—BIOTECH JOB FAIR An initiative by the Academic Alliance in Memphis, which has continued to bridge the gap between Academic Institutions and the Biotech Industry in the state of Tennessee.  The inaugural Biotech Job Fair, will create a platform where jobseekers with life science degrees residing currently in the state of Tennessee continue to contribute...

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PEO Scholarship for female US and Canada resident doctoral students, 2020 applications

Aug. 5, 2020—Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) is a unique advocacy group for women that has roots dating back to the 1860′s. The sisterhood runs several projects designed to advance education among women, including its International Peace Scholarship, Program for Continuing Education, Doctoral Scholar Awards, and the P.E.O. STAR Scholarships for high school seniors.  As if that were not enough,...

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ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students: ASPIRE for Career Planning

Aug. 3, 2020—Thursday, August 20, 2020 11am Virtual with the ASPIRE Team ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since this is now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.*** Kick off your professional development for the 2020-2021 academic year with ASPIRE Bistro for PhD...

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ASPIRE Job Search Series: Interviewing and Onboarding Virtually

Aug. 3, 2020—Thursday March 18, 2021 11:00am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Ashley Brady, PhD Assistant Dean of Biomedical Career Engagement and Strategic Partnerships Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration...

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New ASPIRE Module!! SciComm for All, led by Abby Olena, PhD

Jul. 30, 2020—Successful science communication is at the core of just about everything in science. This module—essentially an eight-part workshop—will give trainees in the sciences greater skill, ease, and confidence in formal and informal science communication scenarios. Through a series of practical exercises, participants will gain experience speaking to and writing for a variety of audiences and...

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Lab Dynamics Workshops for Postdocs application now open!

Jul. 29, 2020—The BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program has invited Dr. Carl M. Cohen back to offer his workshops virtually, just for postdocs! Dr. Cohen has over 30 years of experience in the biotechnology industry and in biomedical research and administration, in academic and industry settings. He has developed and runs workshops in the area of...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist, Gene Therapy Purification Process Development, Pfizer, Chesterfield, MO

Jul. 28, 2020—ROLE SUMMARY A Senior Scientist (level R4) position is available in the Gene Therapy Purification Process Development group, Bioprocess R&D. The successful applicant will have experience in laboratory research, and a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role. This position will join a larger team of scientists across multiple sites focused on developing and optimizing...

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Interactive Webinar on BWF Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI)

Jul. 28, 2020—Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) provide $500,000 over five years to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service. These awards are open to U.S. and Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents. Learn more and join us as we welcome Dr. Louis Muglia, MD...

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Workshop: Summarizing & Visualizing Data in Microsoft Excel Using PivotTables and PivotCharts, July 31

Jul. 28, 2020—Jul 31, 2020 Summarizing & Visualizing Data in Microsoft Excel Using PivotTables and PivotCharts (Theresa Scott PhD, Senior Application Developer, VUMC Division of Neonatology) The topics to be covered in this Workshop include the “why” of PivotTables, common terminology, creating a PivotTable, modifying a PivotTable, and creating a PivotChart. All workshops are held on Friday...

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CIRTIL Fall Registration opens 8/10

Jul. 27, 2020—Are you a STEM grad student, postdoc, or early career faculty looking to improve your teaching? This fall CIRTL is offering a range of programming designed to dig into specific aspects of inclusive, effective, evidence-based STEM pedagogy. You can see a list of our offerings: fall courses, MOOCS,  and drop-in event series. Schedules will be...

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Maximizing Your Virtual Potential

Jul. 24, 2020—By Ashley Brady, PhD July 14, 2020 The Coronavirus Pandemic has compelled us all to shift abruptly to a virtual world, embracing video conferencing tools like Zoom and Skype to conduct our normal business. This has certainly created challenges as we learn to operate in this new environment, but this virtual world has also opened...

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Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program application: new application dates!!

Jul. 24, 2020—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 is now open! The deadline to apply is **April 30, 2021**, and the 2021 session will last from **August 30** until **November 19**. The Program...

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Job Opportunity: Research Fellow, Brown Lab, VUMC, Nashville, TN

Jul. 23, 2020—The Brown Laboratory studies how chromatin-dependent signaling controls pathologic gene expression in cardiometabolic diseases and vascular aging. In particular, our group focuses on how BET bromodomain-containing “reader” proteins regulate transcription in response to stress signals in endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells and macrophages. We have discovered that selective inhibition of BETs can reduce atherosclerosis...

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Novartis 2020 Quantitative Sciences Academia-to-Industry Symposium August 18-19

Jul. 17, 2020—Register for an exciting symposium designed to connect university students with quantitative scientists at Novartis. Participants will hear about quantitative research and real world experiences working in an organization built on Data & Digital, analytics, and predictive modeling. Agenda August 18th 1:00pm-1:30pm EDT: Keynote presentation – Jay Bradner, M.D., President of NIBR 1:30pm-2:15pm EDT: Career...

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10x Genomics Zoom – Resume Workshop

Jul. 17, 2020—This workshop is being presented by the 10x recruiting to provide insight about resume/interview tips, social media guidelines, and more! About this Event Wed, July 29, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT The 10x recruiting team is happy to announce the first resume workshop to help students and professionals in the job market to...

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ASPIRE Module: Data Science Essentials 2020-21

Jul. 16, 2020—In the 2020-21 academic year, the BRET Office of Career Development is offering an ASPIRE module for biomedical graduate students and postdocs, Data Science Essentials. It is ideal for trainees who are interested in: learning what data science careers entail; acquiring introductory technical competencies to break into the field of data science; honing their communication skills, both...

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ASPIRE Module: Networking Pacing, Fall 2020

Jul. 16, 2020—The ASPIRE Networking Pacing Module is a series designed to prepare participants to make the most of networking at an upcoming professional conference, networking event or through informational interviewing. Over the course of 8 weeks, we will break down the process of networking into approachable steps and provide real-world examples. The sessions will cover networking...

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