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Job Listings Resource – Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS)

Jan. 15, 2020—The Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) is a new organization devoted to building capacity, advancing scholarship, growing partnerships, and providing resources to help scientists and engagement practitioners engage with and demonstrate the impact of research in their communities and society. One of their initiatives is to collect and disseminate job opportunities relating to...

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Writers’ Accountability Group, Spring 2020

Jan. 14, 2020—  https://www.vanderbilt.edu/healthydores/

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS) at Baylor College of Medicine

Jan. 13, 2020—Baylor College of Medicine invites outstanding senior graduate students to apply for Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS). Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS) provides the opportunity for students to explore postdoctoral opportunities, meet faculty with aligned interests, and learn about the resources at Baylor College of Medicine. Selected candidates will be invited for a...

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Events: Surviving grad school… Who can help me with my research?

Jan. 8, 2020—Hosted by the VU Libraries, join the first talk in a semester long series of talks for STEM majors on surviving graduate school. This first session will focus on the unique difficulties of performing research and the resources that are available at Vanderbilt University to help students. These resources include databases, citation managers, writing and...

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Neuroscience Scholars Program Application Window Jan 15 – Feb 19

Jan. 8, 2020—The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) is an extensive two-year training program open to underrepresented neuroscience graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. NSP offers live events and webinars, a library of educational resources, and an online community for career connections and scientific and professional development guidance. NSP provides researchers with resources to cultivate long-term success through mentoring...

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Find out more about Janice Ascano, PhD our January ASPIRE PhD Career Stories Speaker!

Jan. 7, 2020—Dr. Janice Ascano is our first featured speaker in 2020 for the ASPIRE PhD Career Stories seminar. We asked her a few questions prior to her talk. See her answers below. Be sure to attend her talk in January 24th! Registration is requested A Breakdown of a Typical Day Major Steps in her Career Path

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Internship Opportunity: Scientific Writer, St. Jude Children’s

Jan. 6, 2020—Scientific Writer Internship Overview The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Medical Content Outreach scientific writing intern will gain relevant experience in scientific communications and technical writing in a health care and biomedical setting. During the internship, the selected student will assist in developing written content for web-based resources supporting scientific and clinical initiatives, communicating scientific concepts, and...

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Insight Fellows Programs are now accepting applications!

Jan. 2, 2020—The Insight Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students looking to transition to thriving careers as data scientists, engineers, and other cutting-edge professionals. Insight Fellows: – Pay no tuition; the program is fully funded by top companies – Meet, interview, and join top companies – Launch a cutting-edge career where the average starting salary...

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PhD Career Stories: Janice Ascano, PhD

Dec. 18, 2019—Come hear more about a career in the nonprofit/fundraising realm. Find out what this role looks like at Vanderbilt and how you can use your PhD in this area. Dr. Ascano has a PhD in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Her career path includes experience in grants management...

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SFARI 2020 Bridge to Independence Award – Request for Applications

Dec. 17, 2019—The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the 2020 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications (BTI RFA). The BTI Award program engages talented early-career scientists in autism research by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships. Fellows receive a commitment of...

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Applications now open for 2020 AAAS-CASE workshop for PhD students interested in science policy

Dec. 16, 2019—The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting a workshop in Washington, DC, about science policy. Vanderbilt University will be selecting up to 4 graduate students to attend. Registration costs, lodging, and airfare for selected students will be fully paid, thanks to sponsorship by the BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program, The...

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ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Cancer Biology, Fisk University

Dec. 16, 2019—ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Cancer Biology Lecture: M/W 1:00-2:00pm Lab: Fridays 1:00-4:00pm Fisk University 1000 17th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37208   Fisk University is a small, historically black liberal arts university with a history of excellence in academics through teaching, research, and service.  It is Nashville’s oldest institution of higher education and conveniently located...

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ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Biochemistry II, Fisk University

Dec. 16, 2019—ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Biochemistry II Lecture: T/TH 11:00am-12:30pm Lab: Thursdays 3;30-6:30pm Fisk University 1000 17th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37208   Fisk University is a small, historically black liberal arts university with a history of excellence in academics through teaching, research, and service.  It is Nashville’s oldest institution of higher education and conveniently located...

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ASPIRE Teaching Internship: Biological Principles II, Belmont University

Dec. 13, 2019—ASPIRE Teaching Internship Opportunity: Biological Principles II: Biology course for science and pre-health majors Choose one of two lecture sections and/or one of two lab sections -Class Lecture/Discussion: Mon/Wed/Fri 8:00-8:50 am -Class Lecture/Discussion: Mon/Wed/Fri 9:00-9:50 am -Lab Mon 1:00-3:50 -Lab Wed 1:00-3:50 Belmont University 1900 Belmont Blvd Nashville, TN 37212   Ranked No. 5 in...

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ASPIRE on the Road 2020 is here!

Dec. 11, 2019—The much anticipated announcement of the 2020 ASPIRE on the Road is here!  We are off to Boston, MA  April 29-May 1! We will spend time with area biotechnology and pharma companies learning about career paths, hearing from key leadership, touring the facilities, and meeting with alumni.  A maximum of 12 trainees will be selected to participate. Travel...

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English Language Center (ELC) Spring Semester Programming

Dec. 11, 2019—The ELC offers various programs to meet the needs of those at Vanderbilt who have a first language other than English. Program courses and workshops are designed to target specific learning objectives. Here’s information on what’s open for registration for the Spring semester: For students: English for Academics and Professionals courses (Academic Writing, Academic Speaking,...

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UCSF Path to Postdoc 2020

Dec. 9, 2019—See website for more information https://iracda.ucsf.edu/path-postdoc

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ASPIRE Internship: BioCentury Inc., Data Analyst Intern

Dec. 6, 2019—BioCentury Inc. Data Analyst Intern Spring 2020   BioCentury, a global business intelligence company serving the biopharmaceutical industry and investors, is pursuing numerous initiatives involving machine learning, big data, data science, target science, and more. We are looking for interns in a part-time data entry and analyst role to interpret and validate business data as...

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Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS)

Dec. 4, 2019—Baylor College of Medicine invites outstanding senior graduate students to apply for Postdoctoral Research Opportunities in Science (PROS), for students from around the nation to explore postdoctoral opportunities, meet faculty with aligned interests, and learn about the resources at Baylor College of Medicine. Selected candidates will be invited for a fully-funded three-day trip to Houston from...

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Grant planning strategies

Dec. 3, 2019—If you’re writing a grant or a fellowship application, check out this terrific article on grant planning strategies. It’s chock full of great advice from a recently retired program officer from NIGMS. https://www.molbiolcell.org/doi/10.1091/mbc.E19-08-0448  

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