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Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of Nephrology

Angela Zito
October 3, 2017

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join the Billy Hudson lab in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension.  The research program is focused on structure and function of renal extracellular matrix in normal and disease states. The successful candidate will be a part of highly motivated and productive research team. The ideal applicant will have PhD in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or related field and demonstrated experience with protein expression, purification and analysis, cell culture, and immunodetection approaches.

Job Opportunity: Research & Program Officer, Stanford University School of Medicine

Angela Zito
October 2, 2017

The Office of Faculty Development & Diversity fosters excellence across Stanford Medicine through an inclusive faculty community that reflects the global nature of medicine and science today. OFDD offers professional education, leadership programs, networking opportunities, speaker series, and skills-building workshops on cultural considerations, mentorship, unconscious bias, conflict resolution, and other topics critical to creating a positive environment. The Research & Program Officer will implement and administer this vision and mission.

Apply now for Nov 6 workshop on STEM Policy & Advocacy featuring AAAS and Toby Smith of the AAU

STEM Policy & Advocacy: Making Your Voice Heard Monday, November 6, 2017 10:45-5:30 PM  Vanderbilt University Keynote address by Tobin (Toby Smith), Vice President for Policy at the Association of American Universities "Engaging Policymakers" workshop facilitated by the American Advancement for the Association of Science (AAAS)

ASPIRE Internship: Adventure Science Center TWISTER Intern

Angela Zito
September 29, 2017
Posted in Announcements

TWISTER Internship 2017: The Adventure Science Center (ASC) is an independent, not-for-profit educational institution that ignites curiosity and inspires the lifelong discovery of science. TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Research) is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Research) professions. Adventure Science Center’s Education Department seeks an intern to assist with planning and coordinating the TWISTER 2018 conference event. The TWISTER Intern will sit on the TWISTER planning committee and play an integral role in presenter and volunteer acquisition, session planning, and data analysis.

ASPIRE Internship: Insight Genetics, Inc.

Angela Zito
September 29, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Insight Genetics is dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients through the design, development, and deployment of molecular diagnostic assays. Insight Genetics is seeking candidates for an internship in the Quality & Regulatory Affairs Department. The internship will focus primarily on assisting with the effective implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS) processes, including the assessment of process within the laboratory.  Individuals will gain exposure to QMS processes and a variety of laboratory procedures and techniques within the Insight Genetics laboratory

The Open Notebook/Burroughs Wellcome Fund fellowship for early-career science writers now accepting applications

Angela Zito
September 28, 2017
Posted in Announcements

During the eight-month fellowship period, fellows will report and write six articles for publication at The Open Notebook—a mix of “story behind the story” interviews and reported features—with the guidance of a mentor who will help shape story ideas, provide reporting and writing guidance, edit final copy, and offer career-development mentoring. Fellows (and mentors) will also be part of a professional discussion group composed of former fellowship participants and TON editors.

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Science Education Research at Emory University

Angela Zito
September 28, 2017

The Heemstra Lab at Emory University in collaboration with a cross-disciplinary group of science and education researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder; Haverford College; the University of Utah; and Georgia Gwinnett College seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar to join a group effort investigating students’ relationships with failure in academic settings and interventions aimed at helping students to deal with failure.

CIRTL Offering: Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM

Kate Stuart
September 27, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Join us on Wednesdays in October for our drop-in, online event series Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM. In weekly events, the series will examine the various ways in which social and cultural contexts shape women's experiences in male-dominated STEM fields.  Questions about our programming? Contact us at info@cirtl.net.  

October schedule for The Psychology of Peak Performance: A workshop series for all Graduate & Professional Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

Angela Zito
September 25, 2017

This workshop series is designed to promote expert performance by exploring common issues impacting graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars. During each session, we will briefly cover theory and research on the topic and provide a space for attendees to discuss their related experiences and to gain support and consultation.

Job Opportunity: Neuroscience Imaging Analyst, VUMC, Nashville, TN

Kate Stuart
September 25, 2017

The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center is accepting applications for a Neuroscience Imaging Analyst for immediate hire. The analyst will work with research faculty, imaging scientists, and the Center Director to develop and implement protocols for processing neuroimaging research data. The analyst will also facilitate grant and manuscript preparation and supervise trainees for a large NIH clinical research portfolio under the guidance of the Center Director.

Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor as a Biochemist / Cell or Molecular Biologist, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Angela Zito
September 25, 2017

The Biology Department at Williams College, a premier liberal arts college with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2018. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service, and who are committed to working effectively with a diverse student population.

Job Opportunity: Student Development Specialist, University of Texas at Arlington

Angela Zito
September 20, 2017

The Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington is hiring a Student Development Specialist. This position will be involved with developing, presenting, and maintaining a systematic program to support graduate student success. This position will assist the Director with day-to-day management of programming and other duties necessary to deliver, evaluate, and improve deliverables. Some of the essential responsibilities include:

Job Opportunity: Post-Doc Fellowship Sponsored by American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

Angela Zito
September 19, 2017

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) is offering one-year regulatory policy appointments to postdoctoral scholars with advanced training in medical and biological engineering. Scholars work side-by-side with influential decision makers in the FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health in Washington, DC. This is a highly competitive program with an 8.5% acceptance rate. 

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