Posts tagged Career Options: Science Policy

Education Coordinator - American Society of Plant Biologists

Kim Petrie
January 24, 2017

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), a not-for-profit, member-based professional society of plant scientists located in Rockville, Maryland, is seeking well-qualified applicants to fill its part-time (30hrs. per week) Education Coordinator position.

Join Life Science TN for a Day on the Hill and Legislative Reception, Feb 15, 2017, Nashville, TN

Ashley Brady
January 10, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Join Life Science Tennessee members for this important annual event where our industry joins together in Nashville to advance our state policy agenda. During this legislative "Day on the Hill" at the Tennessee General Assembly, members meet one-on-one with state legislative leaders about the impacts and opportunities for industry growth in Tennessee.  

Job Opportunity: Director, Therapeutic Area Strategies, Government Affairs for US/Global HCV, AbbVie (Chicago or Washington DC)

Kate Stuart
December 19, 2016

https://abbvie.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1607998&lang=en

The Director, Therapeutic Area Strategies, is responsible for supporting Government Affairs objectives, and devising and implementing comprehensive government affairs strategies to support key brands (Hepatitis C and Specialty), positively influencing the policy, legislative and regulatory environments in the United States and globally, and identifying, creating, and sustaining innovative partnerships to support brand goals.   This position will also be responsible for providing knowledge development support to government relations colleagues globally, in order to influence the environment in their targeted geographies in a manner that supports AbbVie’s business objectives.  

Science Policy Analyst - American Institute of Physics

Kim Petrie
December 16, 2016

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking a Science Policy Analyst. The successful candidate will actively monitor and analyze developments in federal science legislation, budgets, policy actors, and related matters, for FYI, an authoritative news and resource center for federal science policy. Under the guidance of the Director of Science Policy, writes, edits, and publish content for multiple FYI products as part of an editorial team. Make contributions to the development of a growing suite of new and existing FYI products.

ASPIRE Internship: Life Science TN Policy Internship 2017

Ashley Brady
December 7, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Life Science Tennessee Policy Internship 217 Fifth Avenue North Nashville, Tennessee  Life Science Tennessee (LifeSciTN) will be offering an internship opportunity for winter/spring 2017. The position is paid and will provide meaningful experiences for an individual interested in life science policy, as well as a unique opportunity to network and learn more about the industry in Tennessee and the U.S.

Councilwoman Johnson campus visit, Dec 1

Kate Stuart
November 28, 2016
Posted in Announcements

A representative from District 23, Councilwoman Johnson will share some of her experiences serving on Metro Council, specifically about the complexity of integrating science into public works and planning decisions at the local level in Nashville. This is a great opportunity to talk to an influential member of the local government and gain some insights about some of the decisions the Council is currently evaluating and the role of science in informing those discussions. 

Find Your Voice: How to Write an Op-Ed, an interactive workshop

Scientists have opinions that the world could benefit from hearing. This workshop will give you the tools to combine your experience and expertise with clear and compelling writing to craft an op-ed with the potential to influence readers and impact public policy.

"Staying Ahead of the Curve in Diagnostics Policy", Webinar via Life Science TN

Ashley Brady
August 18, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Staying Ahead of the Curve in Diagnostics Policy Thursday, September 1 9:30 - 11 a.m. CT The BRET Office will be streaming this webinar live from Light Hall 415C.   Please plan to join us if you are interested (no need for a Life Science TN membership)!  

How to Successfully Apply for Federal Fellowships, a Federal STEM Graduate Seminar Series

Kate Stuart
August 10, 2016
Posted in Announcements

We welcome you to join a virtual information session on applying for federal fellowships that will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at NOON CENTRAL. During this 1.5 hour session, our panelists, who represent several different agencies, will be sharing tips and advice on how to successfully apply for federal fellowships and traineeships. There will be time for Q&A following the panelist presentations.     Our panelists include: •       Pamela Hudson-Veenbaas, Smithsonian Institution (SI)

Job Opportunity: Government Relations Advocacy Associate, American Institute of Physics

Kate Stuart
August 5, 2016

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking a full-time Government Relations Advocacy Associate to enable AIP and its Member Societies to inform and influence the U.S. Congress and other policy makers. The Associate will assist with coordinating and advancing legislative and policy goals and programs. Responsibilities will include: monitoring and analyzing federal science legislation and policy developments, representing AIP and Member Societies at meetings with Executive and Legislative Branch staff, and participating in science policy coalitions and task forces.

Public Policy, STEM & You: Past Participants Tell All!

Kim Petrie
July 22, 2016

Interested in learning about ways to engage in STEM Policy through Vanderbilt resources? Join the Graduate School for this informative panel discussion with graduate students who have participated in past STEM policy events.   Public Policy, STEM & You: Past Participants Tell All! Thursday, Aug. 11 5:00 – 6:00 pm 201 Alumni Hall Sponsored by the Graduate School 

SAVE THE DATE: 2016 Federal STEM Policy & Advocacy: An Inside the Beltway Look

Kim Petrie
July 7, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Are you a STEM PhD student or postdoctoral fellow interested in a career in science policy? The 3rd Annual workshop, "Federal STEM Policy & Advocacy: An Inside the Beltway Look" will be October 12-14, 2016. Hosted by the Vanderbilt Office of Federal Relations in their Washington, D.C., office, the workshop offers an inside look at how STEM policy is made and careers in policy and advocacy. Thirty Vanderbilt graduate students, postdocs, and undergrads will be selected to attend. Travel scholarships are available. 

The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship: applications open now!

Kate Stuart
July 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Applications are now open for The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship. Graduate and professional school students and those who have completed graduate studies within the last five years are eligible to apply. The fellowship provides the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the Academies in Washington, DC learning about science and technology policy and the role that scientists and engineers play in advising the nation.

An Insider's Look: Applying for AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship

Kate Stuart
June 10, 2016

Are you interested in a career in science policy? Have you thought about applying for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program? Join us for this informative roundtable discussion with Carlos Faraco, a finalist for the 2016 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Program. Carlos will share his experience about applying and interviewing for this prestigious program, and provide hints for future program applicants. Bring your questions and your lunch! Cookies will be provided.

Former PhD Career Connections speaker Kenny Gibbs featured in new Chronicle Vitae article

Kim Petrie
March 23, 2016

In an article in Chronicle Vitae, From Bench Science to Analyzing Science Careers, Dr. Kenneth Gibbs, a program analyst at the NIGMS and previous speaker at the VU PhD Career Connections seminar series, is interviewed about his career in science policy, including his research on how research trainees make career decisions.

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