Posts tagged PhD Career Connections

PhD Career Connections: Influencing Research through Scientific Foundations

Angela Zito
September 1, 2017

We welcome Kevin Lee, PhD,  Executive Director for the Lawrence Ellison Foundation, Chief Scientific Officer of Grace Science Foundation, Senior Advisor of Medical Research for the JPB Foundation, and Senior Scientific and Programmatic Advisor of the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, for our September PhD Career Connections.

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.

PhD Career Connections: Teaching and Education Landscape in High Schools

Join us as we welcome Dr. Paulianda Jones, PhD, former postdoctoral fellow in the Conn Lab, for PhD Career Connections. Dr. Jones is a science teacher for the Upper School of Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Bronx, NY. Monday, November 14, 2016 11:00am-noon Light Hall 411 A-D Registration is requested.

PhD Career Connections: Liberal Arts College Faculty

  Dr. Kelli Kazmier is a 2014 graduate of the Vanderbilt Chemical and Physical Biology program and former trainee of Dr. Hassane Mchaourab in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics. Upon graduation, Dr. Kazmier defied her advisors' recommendations and conventional wisdom by declining a prestigious postdoctoral position and jumping directly into teaching at a liberal arts institution as a visiting professor. She spent two years teaching at two very different colleges, while applying to over 50 positions before landing a tenure track position this past fall. Based on these experiences, Dr. Kazmier will be speaking about how to successfully apply to teaching-focused faculty positions and answering questions about teaching and conducting research at liberal arts colleges.

PhD Career Connections: Preclinical Research Services

Join us in welcoming back alumnus Chris Rogers, PhD. Dr. Rogers is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of Exemplar Genetics, a company focused on the development and study of improved models of human disease.

Former PhD Career Connections speaker Kenny Gibbs featured in new Chronicle Vitae article

Kim Petrie
March 23, 2016

In an article in Chronicle Vitae, From Bench Science to Analyzing Science Careers, Dr. Kenneth Gibbs, a program analyst at the NIGMS and previous speaker at the VU PhD Career Connections seminar series, is interviewed about his career in science policy, including his research on how research trainees make career decisions.

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