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ASPIRE Internship: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Scientific Peer Review Management Intern

Oct. 24, 2019—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation New York, NY 10019 Scientific Peer Review Management Intern About the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people’s lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, child well-being, and medical research, and through preservation of...

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The Chateaubriand Fellowship is now accepting applications!

Oct. 24, 2019—The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in...

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Informal VU SciComm group just started!

Oct. 23, 2019—Grad students Cole Harris and Stephanie Castillo, postdoc Allison Whitten, and alumna/staff member Lorena Infante Lara have started an informal group on campus called VU Scicomm. The group is meant to be a community for all scientists on campus (any discipline) who are interested in some form of science communication or other, including but not...

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Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop – 11/6/19

Oct. 23, 2019—Join the Women’s Center for an AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop! Wednesday, November 6 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Calhoun 109 Feel free to bring your lunch! Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/7u6tUC7rPkyrM9Lz5 Questions? Email Brianna Nesbitt at brianna.nesbitt@vanderbilt.edu

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Postdoctoral Opportunity in Cancer Epigenetics at University of Miami

Oct. 23, 2019—The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) at the University of Miami is seeking residents in training to participate in a 2 year Cancer Epigenetics Training Program funded by the National Cancer Institute. The objective of the training program is to offer postdoctoral fellows a sophisticated, scientific environment with multidisciplinary expertise encompassing epigenetics and cancer. The...

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Job Opportunities: several current postdoc positions, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Oct. 23, 2019—Linked here is the current list of open postdoctoral fellowship positions at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  If you have any questions about postdoctoral training at Cincinnati Children’s, please reach out to Kate.Stuart@vanderbilt.edu and she can direct you to the head scientist recruiter.  

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SACNAS Seminar Launch, November 22

Oct. 21, 2019—Save the date for the upcoming SACNAS Seminar Launch, “Uniting Diverse Communities Through Science,” November 22, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Alumni Hall, followed by a catered networking social! This seminar features Drs. Nancy Carrasco (Vanderbilt University, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics), Suzana Herculano-Houzel (Vanderbilt Brain Institute), and Sonia Zarate (President, SACNAS), as the...

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Job Opportunity: Associate Medical Writing Document Manager, Astellas, Northbrook, Illinois

Oct. 21, 2019—**This posting was shared with the BRET Office of Career Development by an alumnae who said that it is fine for postdocs to apply. If you would like more information please contact the Office of Career Development directly.  Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science....

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Women in the Academy 10/29: Establishing and Understanding Authority in the Classroom

Oct. 18, 2019—The next session of the Women in the Academy series will be held on 10/29. Please see below for more information.

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Job Opportunity: Federal Relations Associate/Manager, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Oct. 18, 2019—University of Michigan Federal Relations Associate/Manager The Federal Relations Associate/Manager located in the U-M Washington, DC Office helps support the duties of the Office of the Vice President for Government Relations and the Office of the Vice President for Research. This person is a self-starter who can successfully work independently and as part of a...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director, Research Development, NYU Government, New York, NY

Oct. 18, 2019—New York University Assistant Director, Research Development, NYU Government Affairs This position partners with the Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs, Senior Vice Provost for Research and Director of Sponsored Programs in advancing the university’s research capabilities and promoting research accomplishments. Primary goals of the position are to 1) Identify the advancement of both large...

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PhD Career Stories: Larry Thompson, PhD

Oct. 15, 2019—Interested in a career in industry? Not sure but want to find out more about this field? Come hear Dr. Thompson as he discusses his role as Principal Scientist at Pfizer, how he got from Vanderbilt to where he is now, what his day is like and what he enjoys most about his career. Registration...

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Illumnia Internship Program Accepting Applications

Oct. 15, 2019—Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that...

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Recent Graduate Job Opportunities at NLM – 20 Positions in Library Operations

Oct. 15, 2019—The National Library of Medicine (NLM), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 27 institutes and centers located in Bethesda, Maryland is recruiting recent graduates with a master’s degree or higher to fill entry level positions across the Library. We’re looking for applicants with degrees in a variety of subjects including information science, library...

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Bridge the Gap from Insight

Oct. 15, 2019—What is Bridge the Gap? The Bridge the Gap series offers content on how to apply and interview for Insight through interactive, online sessions for each of our programs. The top request we receive from applicants is feedback on how to improve and prepare for Insight. The goal of Bridge the Gap is to help applicants better prepare for our...

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Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop: Developing a Written Diversity Statement

Oct. 15, 2019—In this workshop, we will discuss evidence-based practices for writing a diversity statement for the academic job market. Increasingly, universities and colleges are requesting that faculty job applicants provide a statement addressing how they plan to contribute to inclusive excellence in their professional lives. Sometimes, a job ad will request that applicants address diversity in the cover...

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Bystander Intervention Training for PhD Trainees & Postdocs

Oct. 15, 2019—Thursday November 7 2-4pm 1220 MRB III  This is a skills-building training, led by Cara Tuttle Bell (of Project Safe).  You will learn strategies for how to respond when you witness incivility/harassment/discrimination without putting yourself at risk, and how to support the person harmed, minimized, or offended. Bystander intervention is key to building and maintaining a...

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The Academic Interview: What Do Search Committees Want?, October 29

Oct. 8, 2019—The Academic Interview: What Do Search Committees Want? Register Here Tuesday, Oct. 29; 4:30 – 6:00 pm Alumni Hall 201 Who better to learn from than faculty members who have been on the other side of the interview? The wisdom you’ll gain comes straight from those who have been where you are and who now...

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LinkedIn is Your Friend, workshop on 10/16

Oct. 8, 2019—LinkedIn is Your Friend, Register Here Tuesday, Oct. 16; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Alumni Hall 201 Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn for your career search, even for those with advanced degrees. There are many good tools that LinkedIn can provide that makes connecting with other professionals easier. We will demystify the process and highlight its...

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Beer and Biotech, October 10th

Oct. 7, 2019—Please come to  Flying Saucer (111 10th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203) on October 10 starting around 5:30pm, to join Life Science Tennessee and the LST Academic Alliance to network with each other, idea share, and hear about the latest life science industry news. THE FIRST BEER IS FREE! This month’s speaker is Dr. Paul Folta, who has 25+ years international commercialization experience. His...

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