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Job Opportunity: Data Analyst, African Poultry Multiplication Initiative, World Poultry Foundation, Huntsville, AL

Kate Stuart
June 13, 2017

The  World Poultry Foundation, is seeking to hire a contract data analyst for its multi-year African Poultry Multiplication Initiative in Tanzania and Nigeria. The contractor would be responsible for analyzing and reporting on millions of data points collected by sub-grantees, contractors, and farmers in Africa.

VU-Wise BBQ Picnic June 21st 2017

Angela Zito
June 12, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Come join us for our summer bash and meet other VU-WiSE members! We’ll be providing the food, so bring your sunglasses, frisbees, and friends for an afternoon in the sun! All students, postdocs, faculty and staff invited.

NSF Supplemental funding opportunity to support nonacademic internships

Kim Petrie
June 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

If you are interested in a non-academic career (such as industry research, start-ups, nonprofits, think tanks, and government agencies), the NSF is currently offering supplemental funding for grad students to do research internships in these areas. To be eligible, your PI must have an active NSF grant, and they must apply for the supplemental funding by June 23, 2017.

Job Opportunity: Education and Professional Development Manger, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rockville Maryland

Angela Zito
June 7, 2017

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is hiring an Education and Professional Development Manger Primary Function: Develops, organizes and implements programs and projects to promote and improve biochemistry and molecular biology education at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. Major Duties and Responsibilities:


Ashley Brady
May 30, 2017
Posted in Announcements

BIOTECH HEDGE FUND FELLOWSHIP CHAMBERS POINT CAPITAL, NEW YORK, NEW YORK Position Description: Chambers Point Capital, LP is a life-sciences focused hedge fund based in New York. At our core we are committed to supporting healthcare innovation by investing in passionate scientists and ambitious management teams that are on the cusp of breakthroughs in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of unmet medical needs.

Job Opportunity: Postdoc positions in Cancer biology, Angers lab at the University of Toronto

Angela Zito
May 24, 2017

Postdoc positions in Cancer biology, Angers lab at the University of Toronto Two Post-Doctoral positions are available immediately in the laboratory of Stephane Angers in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy (, University of Toronto, to develop strategies to inhibit developmental signalling pathways in cancer.

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Position, Asthma and T cell immunology; Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, VUMC, Nashville, TN

Kate Stuart
May 20, 2017

The laboratory of Dr. Dawn C. Newcomb invites applications for a post-doctoral position with training and experience in immunology and mouse models of disease. The ideal candidate will work within a dynamic, extramurally-funded laboratory focused on the role of sex hormones on CD4+ T cell and ILC-mediated airway inflammation in asthma.  To conduct our experiments, we utilize cells from healthy individual and patients with asthma as well as mouse models which mimic asthma.

Biology Education Research Postdoctoral Scholar-Univ of Nebraska

Angela Zito
May 17, 2017

Postdoctoral Scholar University of Nebraska-Lincoln   The University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resources and Department of Biochemistry are looking for a Postdoctoral Scholar to help us transform life sciences and STEM education by integrating new technologies into the classroom. We are an interdisciplinary group of life sciences educators, researchers, and technology innovators who are incorporating hands-on, interactive, simulation-based learning into biology courses. 

AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy hosting workshop

Angela Zito
May 16, 2017

Science Diplomacy & Leadership Workshop 2017 Course dates: September 10 - September 16, 2017. Application deadline: May 30, 2017.   The AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy is hosting a first-of-its-kind workshop in science diplomacy. The week-long experience incorporates academic lectures, field visits, professional development workshops, networking opportunities, and leadership training.