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Fellowship opportunity teaching science abroad with Science Corps

Nov. 18, 2019—The mission of Science Corps is to build STEM capacity worldwide while empowering the next generation of global scientists. Science Corps welcomes applications from individuals who have recently completed or will soon receive a PhD in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline, but who have not yet begun a faculty or similar level...

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Event: Demystifying Data Science Roles

Nov. 14, 2019—Join the Data Science Institute as they welcome Yorgos Askilidis, Senior Data Scientist, Instagram to discuss the categorization of data science roles in industry. Registration requested: https://forms.gle/KZXRMtbFg5uLGWL96   Title: Demystifying Data Science Roles Tuesday, November 19 | 4pm | Buttrick Hall 101  Yorgos is a senior data scientist at Instagram in NYC, where he works...

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The Center for Teaching is Hiring Graduate Students for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Nov. 12, 2019—Each year the Center for Teaching (CFT) recruits a number of graduate students to support its work with graduate students as teaching assistants and future faculty members. The CFT has several types of positions available for graduate students for the 2020-2021 academic year. Graduate Teaching Fellows (GTFs) engage in a variety of activities focused on the development...

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Get to know Dr. AJ Baucum, December’s PhD Career Stories Speaker

Nov. 7, 2019—Dr. AJ Baucum will be our featured speaker for the December ASPIRE PhD Career Stories seminar. We asked him a few questions prior to his visit. See what he had to saw below and be sure to attend his talk on December 13th! Registration is requested   A Breakdown of a Typical Day Major Steps in...

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Learn more about AAAS Mass Media Fellowship

Oct. 30, 2019—Learn more about AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship with the Center for Public Engagement with Science & Technology. Increasing public understanding of science and technology is a principal goal of AAAS, so it only makes sense that it recognizes the need for scientists who are well versed in communicating complex ideas to a general...

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Meet Dr. Seth Ogden and Dr. Mark Kilgore, November PhD Career Stories Speakers!

Oct. 25, 2019—Drs. Kilgore and Ogden will be our featured speakers for the November PhD Career Stories seminar. Find out more about them below and be sure to attend his talk on November 8th. Registration is requested

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Campus Visit from Skype-a-Scientist founder

Oct. 24, 2019—Dr. Sarah McAnulty is a squid biologist and the founder of the Skype A Scientist program that matches scientists with classrooms around the world. Come by her talk to hear more about squids and effective science communication!

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ASPIRE Internship: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Scientific Peer Review Management Intern

Oct. 24, 2019—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation New York, NY 10019 Scientific Peer Review Management Intern About the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: The mission of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is to improve the quality of people’s lives through grants supporting the performing arts, environmental conservation, child well-being, and medical research, and through preservation of...

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The Chateaubriand Fellowship is now accepting applications!

Oct. 24, 2019—The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in...

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Informal VU SciComm group just started!

Oct. 23, 2019—Grad students Cole Harris and Stephanie Castillo, postdoc Allison Whitten, and alumna/staff member Lorena Infante Lara have started an informal group on campus called VU Scicomm. The group is meant to be a community for all scientists on campus (any discipline) who are interested in some form of science communication or other, including but not...

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SACNAS Seminar Launch, November 22

Oct. 21, 2019—Save the date for the upcoming SACNAS Seminar Launch, “Uniting Diverse Communities Through Science,” November 22, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Alumni Hall, followed by a catered networking social! This seminar features Drs. Nancy Carrasco (Vanderbilt University, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics), Suzana Herculano-Houzel (Vanderbilt Brain Institute), and Sonia Zarate (President, SACNAS), as the...

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Illumnia Internship Program Accepting Applications

Oct. 15, 2019—Illumina’s mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. We’ve built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that...

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Bridge the Gap from Insight

Oct. 15, 2019—What is Bridge the Gap? The Bridge the Gap series offers content on how to apply and interview for Insight through interactive, online sessions for each of our programs. The top request we receive from applicants is feedback on how to improve and prepare for Insight. The goal of Bridge the Gap is to help applicants better prepare for our...

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Bystander Intervention Training for PhD Trainees & Postdocs

Oct. 15, 2019—Thursday November 7 2-4pm 1220 MRB III  This is a skills-building training, led by Cara Tuttle Bell (of Project Safe).  You will learn strategies for how to respond when you witness incivility/harassment/discrimination without putting yourself at risk, and how to support the person harmed, minimized, or offended. Bystander intervention is key to building and maintaining a...

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The Academic Interview: What Do Search Committees Want?, October 29

Oct. 8, 2019—The Academic Interview: What Do Search Committees Want? Register Here Tuesday, Oct. 29; 4:30 – 6:00 pm Alumni Hall 201 Who better to learn from than faculty members who have been on the other side of the interview? The wisdom you’ll gain comes straight from those who have been where you are and who now...

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LinkedIn is Your Friend, workshop on 10/16

Oct. 8, 2019—LinkedIn is Your Friend, Register Here Tuesday, Oct. 16; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Alumni Hall 201 Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn for your career search, even for those with advanced degrees. There are many good tools that LinkedIn can provide that makes connecting with other professionals easier. We will demystify the process and highlight its...

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Beer and Biotech, October 10th

Oct. 7, 2019—Please come to  Flying Saucer (111 10th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203) on October 10 starting around 5:30pm, to join Life Science Tennessee and the LST Academic Alliance to network with each other, idea share, and hear about the latest life science industry news. THE FIRST BEER IS FREE! This month’s speaker is Dr. Paul Folta, who has 25+ years international commercialization experience. His...

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ASPIRE Cafe: How to Give a Chalk Talk

Oct. 4, 2019—Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:00pm 415 Light Hall with Katherine L. Friedman, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Biological Sciences Borden Lacy, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Edward and Nancy Fody Chair in Pathology, Professor of Biochemistry Chris Wright, D. Phil., Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Louise B. McGavock Chair Description:...

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ASPIRE Cafe: What to Expect from a Faculty Interview

Oct. 4, 2019—Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:00pm 415 Light Hall with Nancy Carrasco, M.D., M.S., Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Katherine L. Friedman, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Biological Sciences Ian Macara, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Louise...

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Scientific Software Developer Summer Internship at Enthought

Oct. 2, 2019—About This Position Enthought is seeking full-time summer interns to take on challenging projects and work closely with our team of developers in our Austin, TX headquarters and Houston, TX office. We will accept applications for summer internships through November 18th. Internship selections are made by the first week of January. Many summer interns return...

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