Posts tagged Postdoc

Next Postdoctoral Cafe - “Writing a Better Cover Letter” - 2/26/15

Kate Stuart
February 19, 2015

If you have not already had the chance to attend, please come for coffee and pastries to a Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning session to learn more about the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program and to explore topics in career development and professionalism.  Please join us for our next meeting where we will be discussing: “Writing a Better Cover Letter”

Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning, changes for Spring 2015

Attention Postdoctoral Fellows, If you have not already had the chance to attend, please come for coffee and pastries to a Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning session to learn more about the Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program and to explore topics in career development and professionalism. 

Job Posting: Post Doctoral Fellow-Tumor Immunology, Inflammation and Cancer, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC

Rachel Howell
October 3, 2014

Postdoctoral Fellow- Tumor Immunology, Inflammation and Cancer To serve as a Postdoctoral Fellow under general supervision of the Principal Investigator Dr. Dev Karan conducting research on projects in tumor immunology, inflammation and cancer.  The research will be aimed at determining the mechanistic role of inflammation-associated molecules in growth and development of cancer as well as examining the preventative and therapeutic efficacy of plant products.

Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) Visitation Day

Rachel Howell
September 19, 2014

If you’re interested in careers in the bioscience industry and want to learn about opportunities in bioscience management, clinical & regulatory affairs, medical devices and diagnostics, entrepreneurship, and bioprocessing, you might be interested in the next Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) Visitation Day: When: Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm Where: KGI Campus - Claremont, CA

Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning

Ashley Brady
August 26, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Calling all Postdoctoral Fellows! Opportunities await you! Come learn more about how you can get involved in the new Vanderbilt ASPIRE Program offered through the BRET Office of Career Development at one of our bi-monthly Postdoctoral ASPIRE Café for Career Planning sessions and find out about professional development activities available to you! 

Conference opportunity for biomedical engineers interested in science policy

Rachel Howell
July 28, 2014
Posted in Announcements

AIMBE is hosting a Public Policy Training Institute on September 3-5 in Washington, DC geared toward educating and informing participants about the public policy landscape that surrounds health and regulatory science. Attendees will learn from some of Washington's top insiders about the role of policy in shaping the scientific enterprise. Sessions with confirmed speakers are highlighted below.  The Role of Scientists in Public PolicyElizabeth O'Hare, National Academies of Science

A Postdoc's Guide to Pregnancy and Maternity Leave

Rachel Howell
July 8, 2014

The National Postdoc Association recently published A Postdoc's Guide to Pregnancy and Maternity Leave. Developed by Kathleen Flint Ehm and Amelia Linnemann as part of the NPA's ADVANCE project, this resource provides general information on pregnancy and maternity leave for postdocs, including tips for keeping your research going and talking with your supervisor.

AAAS Webinar: "Building Your First Lab"

Kate Stuart
April 27, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Running a lab is the ultimate goal for many early-career scientists, but building a lab that will eventually produce research is often a difficult process. Laboratories come with a host of financial needs and responsibilities. While lab apprenticeships provide training, and mentors offer invaluable advice, there are likely to remain gaps in your lab startup knowledge. 

ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

Kate Stuart
January 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The ProgramThe goal of the fellowship is to increase the number of underrepresented groups completing doctoral degrees in the microbiological sciences. The ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship is aimed at highly competitive graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program and who have completed their graduate course work in the microbiological sciences. The fellowship encourages students to continue and complete their research project in the microbiological sciences. Students will be:

ASM/CDC Program Fellowship in Infectious Disease and Public Health Microbiology

Kate Stuart
January 23, 2014
Posted in Announcements

ProgramThe program is sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The goal of ASM/CDC Fellowship is to support the development of new approaches, methodologies and knowledge in infectious disease prevention and control in areas within the public health mission of the CDC. The fellowship allows one to perform research in residence headquartered at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) location. Eligible fields of study include:

Developing and Maintaining Effective Communication Skills in the Research Environment (for School of Medicine Postdocs only)

Kate Stuart
January 14, 2014

WHAT:           Developing and Maintaining Effective Communication Skills in the Research Environment (for School of Medicine Postdocs only) WHEN:           March 4th  OR  March 6th  from 1:30-3:00 WHERE:       Light Hall (specific location will be determined later this month)

CIRTL Coffee Hour for Postdocs

Kate Stuart
September 9, 2013

CIRTL is inviting you to join them for a series of panel discussions designed around the theme of Career Development. The first of the series is being held this coming Monday, Sept 9, 2013, 3:45 – 5:15 p.m.  in 110 Featheringill Hall.  The topic is Careers in STEM.  The background to the series is described below.  Please join us and invite other postdocs who you know to come with you.

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