Posts tagged Career Options: Government Research

CTTC Medical Device Lunch and Learn Lecture March 28th

Angela Zito
March 14, 2017

Please join us Tuesday, March 28th from 11:45am to 12:45pm at Light Hall 202 for a lunch and learn hosted by Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization(CTTC) and the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (VISE). Ashley Wittorf, Executive Director of AdvaMed Accel, will be our featured speaker. She will discuss: “How the role of government affects efforts to develop new innovative medical technologies.”

Laboratory Leadership Service fellowship with the CDC

Kate Stuart
February 7, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The CDC's Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellowship program prepares early-career laboratory scientists to become future public health laboratory leaders. LLS focuses on developing laboratory scientists who integrate safety and quality as principal elements in all of in their work, which is vital to protecting the public's health, safety, and security.

PhD Career Connections: Forensic Science

Kate Stuart
January 13, 2017

Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Wells and Eric Warren. Friday, February 3 8:45-9:45am Light Hall 202 Networking immediately after the event.Register here. Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Wells and Eric Warren.

Event: Collaborative & Career Opportunities with the FDA

Kate Stuart
November 9, 2016

Collaborative & Career Opportunities with the FDA Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 12:00 – 1:00 pm ESB 044 Guest Speaker: Brian Beard, PhD (BME, Vandy ’95) Deputy Director, Division of Biomedical Physics FDA/CDRH/OSEL   Many people in industry and many graduates do not realize the breadth of research that goes on in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).  

NCI Senior Investigator Dr. Munira Basrai to speak on career options at the NIH

Kate Stuart
October 19, 2016

Dr. Munira Basrai, Ph.D. (Senior Investigator, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute) will hold an informal discussion about training and career opportunities at the National Institutes of Health. Programs/positions encompassing every level of experience will be discussed.  Please note that this session will follow the conclusion of Dr. Basrai’s research presentation (4:10pm in 1220 MRBIII).  Participants are welcome to attend one or both presentations. Held on October 31, 2016; 5:15pm in 1220 MRBIII.

Fellowship opportunities with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Kim Petrie
May 4, 2016

So you want to work at the CDC? Check out their website of training opportunities: Featured opportunities include: Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program  2-year training program in the application of computer science, information science, and technology related to public health

Beyond the Lab: Hillary Carter, Government Administration

Kate Stuart
April 12, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Hillary Carter, Senior Advisor for Biosecurity and a Team Chief in the Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR), US Department of State. Dr. Carter spoke at the 2015 Career Symposium, and we were thrilled to also get an interview with her for Beyond the Lab. Interesting fact: Hillary is a Double Dore, completing her undergraduate and graduate training here at Vanderbilt.

CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) recruiting new class of officers

Kim Petrie
May 27, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is now recruiting for the next class of EIS officers. The application period is open through August 17, 2015. EIS is a 2-year fellowship in applied epidemiology that offers a unique combination of on-the-job-learning and service. EIS officers, often called CDC’s “disease detectives,” conduct epidemiologic investigations, research, and public health surveillance around the world.

Job Posting: Social Scientist, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

Rachel Howell
December 5, 2014

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.