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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. 

ASCB offering a biotech course for PhD students and postdocs

Kim Petrie
December 19, 2013

The American Society of Cell Biology will be offering a 2014 course for PhD students and postdocs called Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for Students and Postdocs. The course will be held June 16-27 at the Keck Graduate Institute in California. The course will introduce PhD scientists to the culture and infrastructure of life sciences companies and to the competencies needed to thrive in industry.

SMART Postdoctoral Scholarship

Kim Petrie
December 16, 2013
Posted in Announcements

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in collaboration with the National Research Foundation of Singapore has established the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) - the SMART Centre - at which senior MIT faculty members, in collaboration with scientists and engineers from Singapore, carry out interdisciplinary research on critical problems of societal significance. 

Applications open for the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowship

Kim Petrie
December 16, 2013

Offered by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST), the California Science and Technology Policy Fellowships place professional scientists and engineers in the California State Legislature for one-year appointments. These professional development opportunities enable fellows to work hands on with policy-makers to develop solutions to complex scientific and technical issues facing California through their interaction with the legislative process.

Post-doctoral position in implementing methods to combine information from epidemiologic cohorts and large databases from national health insurance

Kim Petrie
December 16, 2013
Posted in Announcements

The French Ministries of Health and Research) / Université Pierre et Marie Curie are offering a postdoctoral position in implementing methods to combine information from epidemiologic cohorts and large databases from national health insurance. The Inserm/UPMC UMR-S 707 unit offers a one-year postdoctoral position (full time) in Paris to begin in 2014 (February to August preferentially).

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