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How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for Your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2014

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 How to Create a Plan for RCR Education for Your NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award(Elizabeth Heitman) SummaryRCR CREDIT AVAILABLE. This presentation will explore the criteria of and recommendations for creating a Responsible Conduct of Research education plan for an NIH Fellowship or Career Development Award application.

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)

Job Opportunity: Pordis Researcher (short-term)

Kate Stuart
January 10, 2014

Topic: Research and report on the current state of the art for UV-C (~254nm) sterilization of clinical environments to determine how UV-C sterilization is incorporated into broader sterilization programs and how it contributes to changes in hospital acquired infection (HAI) rates. Compensation: $1000 for an expected 25hr of dedicated work Expectations:

Job Opportunity: Equity Research Associate

Kate Stuart
January 10, 2014

Associate to work with Cowen and Company's Specialty Pharmaceuticals Equity Research Team in New York City. Equity research analysts follow the progress of public pharmaceutical companies and make stock recommendations to institutional investor clients. Job tasks include analyzing clinical trials and scientific data, financial modeling, interviews with physician experts and company management teams, conducting surveys, scientific literature reviews, hosting industry conferences, writing reports, and making oral presentations.

VUWiSE Meeting, January 9

Kate Stuart
January 3, 2014

VUWiSE Meeting: 09 Jan, 2 pm, Light Hall 419 A-D  The next VU Women in Science and Engineering (VUWiSE) meeting will be Thurs, 09 Jan, 2pm, at Light Hall, 419 A-D. Please join us!  We will discuss updates about our programming (with a focus on outreach, mentoring, and social events), hold officer elections, form committees, and discuss plans for future events.  

Two opportunities available with the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Kate Stuart
January 2, 2014
Posted in Announcements

As a part of the ongoing efforts by the India Alliance to encourage Clinical and Public health research in India, the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance have come up with two initiatives; 1) Two Year Research Training Fellowships for Clinicians, and 2) Early, Intermediate and Senior Fellowship schemes for Clinicians and Public Health researchers. (Separate Competition)  Both the competitions launched on 1 January 2014.  

Job Opportunity: Health Policy Analyst, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

Kate Stuart
January 2, 2014

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is a not-for-profit membership organization supporting over 57,000 members/physicians across the country. As the experts in women’s health we provide a wide range of services for the nation's leading group of professionals.   Located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit our Website atwww.acog.org!

Job Opportunity: The Department of Energy's EERE Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowships

Kate Stuart
January 2, 2014

The Department of Energy's EERE Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowshipswill serve as the next step in the educational and professional development of leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy policy, providing an opportunity for scientists and engineers with relevant energy technology experience to participate in policy-related projects at DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, D.C.

Job Opportunity - Research Associate, Coaching to Promote Success in Scientific Careers, Northwestern University

Kim Petrie
December 31, 2013

The Scientific Careers Research and Development Group at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, is seeking an early career life scientist to join our team of natural and social scientists as we develop, deploy and study a novel coaching approach to promoting the development of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. 

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