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2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

If you are interested in pursuing a career in health care industry business or policy, check out the Vanderbilt Health Care Conference hosted by the Owen Graduate School of Management. The 2013 Vanderbilt Health Care Conference will be held on Friday, October 25th, 2013 at the new Music City Center in Nashvill

FDA Virtual Hiring Event

Kim Petrie
October 2, 2013

Office of Generic Drugs (OGD), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the FDA is excited to announce our first Virtual Hiring Event scheduled for October 28, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST. You will have the opportunity to meet the Director of the office along with other staff members and learn firsthand about the positions available within OGD. CDER’s Office of Generic Drugs is seeking talented, highly motivated and qualified individuals to help implement the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2012 (GDUFA).

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt Training Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC)

Kate Stuart
October 2, 2013

The Vanderbilt Training Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC) is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position. The MAGEC program is seeking candidates with a doctorate-level degree in epidemiology, genetics, or other related science who have a strong, demonstrable interest in cancer research.

CV/Resume Drop-In Clinic Hours are Changing

Kate Stuart
September 30, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Due to Kate Stuart beginning Maternity Leave next week, CV/Resume Drop-in Clinic hours will be amended to Wednesdays, 2-3pm, in Light Hall, Suite 340. Days that the clinic are cancelled altogether include: October 9, October 30, November 13, and November 27.  Please make a note of this. If you are still interested in this opportunity, please stop by on those Wednesdays with your prepared resume or CV. No registration required. For more information, contact Kim Petrie.

Career development at ADDC/LST conference next week

Kim Petrie
September 30, 2013

The conference will be held in conjunction with the annual meeting of Life Science Tennessee, our state life science advocacy organization. Student registration rates are $150, which includes an invitation to the opening reception, conference activities, and breakfast and lunch both days. Postdoctoral fellows are eligible to register at student prices.

Job Opportunity - STEM Lecturers in Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill

Kim Petrie
September 27, 2013

The positions involve assisting with innovative Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) course redesign of introductory biology courses and teaching 2-3 classes per semester in courses such as Introductory Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology.

PMF Program Coffee Chat is TODAY and next Wednesday

Kim Petrie
September 25, 2013

The PMF Class of 2014 tentative application period is from Tuesday, October 1 through Tuesday, October 15, 2013. We recommend you apply early and set aside ample time to complete the entire application. The Become A PMF section on the PMF website will soon be updated for the PMF Class of 2014 application cycle.

Presidential Management Fellows program to add pilot STEM track

Kim Petrie
September 18, 2013
Posted in Announcements

It was created more than three decades ago by Executive Order. Historically, the PMF program was designed for public policy students, but PMF opened to all degree programs in 1982. In 2010, the program changed again to allow applications both from graduate students who will finish their advanced degree in the upcoming academic year, as well as from recent alumni who completed their advanced degree training in the previous two years.

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