Posts tagged Career Options: Alternative Academic (Alt-Ac)

Conversations on Digital Pedagogy: Technologies & "Flipped" Classrooms

Kate Stuart
April 2, 2015

Interest in seeing what effective educational technology use looks like in practice is fueling a new series of conversations on teaching sponsored by the CFT and the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL). Conversations on Digital Pedagogy, will feature Vanderbilt instructors describing and reflecting on the ways they use educational technologies to enhance student learning.

2015 Vanderbilt Center for Teaching Fellowships Available

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2015

Deadline is Monday, February 16, the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires graduate student fellows as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty careers. The CFT has several types of positions available for graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Job Posting:Faculty Position in Molecular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Rachel Howell
December 5, 2014

The Department of Molecular Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota is seeking an outstanding scientist with expertise in virology and/or gene and cell therapy. The selected individual is expected to develop and/or maintain a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D.

Job Posting: NMR and EPR Facility Manager, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Rachel Howell
October 24, 2014

The Chemistry Department of Washington University in St. Louis seeks a Facility Manager for the NMR and EPR Facility.  The Facility supports teaching and research, providing instrumentation and analytical resources to faculty and students within Washington University, and to the broader St. Louis region research community.  The NMR and EPR Facility, a Core Research Facility at Washington University, supports six NMR and one EPR spectrometer, and serves over 100 users annually spanning more than forty research labs/organizations. 

Job Posting: Senior Researcher-Epidemiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Rachel Howell
October 8, 2014

The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) of the University of the Witwatersrand, based at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg, is an internationally recognized health research group with a focus on HIV and tuberculosis. HE2RO seeks to build the evidence base to improve health policies and programs in South Africa and the region. We collaborate on policy relevant research with Boston University, the Clinical HIV Research Unit, and other national and international organizations.

Job Posting: Researcher-Epidemiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Rachel Howell
October 8, 2014

The Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO) of the University of the Witwatersrand, based at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg, is an internationally recognized health research group with a focus on HIV and tuberculosis. HE2RO seeks to build the evidence base to improve the health policies and programs in South Africa and the region. We collaborate on policy relevant research with Boston University, the Clinical HIV Research Unit, and other national and international organizations.

Job Posting: Academic Coordinator, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA

Rachel Howell
October 3, 2014

The UCI-GPS (Graduate Professional Success) Program invites applications for the full-time position of Academic Coordinator. Under the direction of the Program Director, the position will be responsible for the management and administration of UCI-GPS (Graduate Professional Success), a professional development program for graduate students and postdocs in the biomedical sciences.

Job Opportunity: Director, Columbia Stem Cell Initiative, Columbia University, New York, NY

Rachel Howell
September 26, 2014

Columbia University seeks a leading scientist to direct the Columbia Stem Cell Initiative (CSCI). The successful candidate will be a world leader in the field with an active research program who can develop a strategic vision and research program for the Initiative. The Director will occupy an endowed chair, oversee faculty recruitment and lead an interdisciplinary team of researchers.

Job Opportunity: Science Test Developer/Item Writer, American Institutes for Research, Georgetown Washington DC

Rachel Howell
September 17, 2014

The Assessment Program at AIR is a well regarded organization that is growing rapidly. We focus on providing our clients with customized assessments that not only measure student achievement against state standards, but also provide meaningful score reports that can help students, parents and educators address any areas of student weakness. Our environment is fast-paced and requires people at all levels who are willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done on time while maintaining high quality.

Job Posting: Assistant Director, Federal Relations, Vanderbilt University Office of Federal Relations

Kate Stuart
May 14, 2014

Vanderbilt University seeks a team player to join the Office of Federal Relations in its Washington, DC office to coordinate the Office’s communications efforts and to assist in advancing the University’s federal advocacy priorities with respect to federally-sponsored research, higher education policy and health policy. Qualifications:

Event: Careers in Campus Administration and Education: the Alternate Academic Path

Kate Stuart
January 31, 2014

Using your graduate degree in a university setting may take multiple paths. Join our alternate-academic panel, all of whom have used their degrees in non-faculty careers on a college campus.  Thursday, Feb. 274:00 – 5:30 pmLocation: Alumni Hall, Room 201 Panelists include:

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