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‘Career Options: Academia’

Job Opportunity: Director for Experiential Professional Development, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Feb. 6, 2020—The Director for Experiential Professional Development, reporting to the Dean of The Graduate School, is responsible for development, delivery, and evaluation of programming to support graduate students in exploring non-academic career options, including careers associated with for-profit and nonprofit entities, and government and academic careers that intersect the private sector. The position will coordinate and administer career...

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Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) summer internship program

Feb. 5, 2020—Explore a career in higher education advancement this summer and get paid! The CASE Advancement Internship program seeks to increase and diversify the number of professionals in educational advancement. This program is designed to attract students (undergraduate and graduate) who may not have previously considered a career in institutional advancement. Internships run from June 1- July...

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Job Opportunity: Mychoice Program Manager Position, University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division, Chicago, IL

Feb. 3, 2020—Responsibilities The job manages academic, research, clinical or administrative programs of the University. 1) Uses moderate/solid understanding and experience to administer the delivery of services to program participants and/or beneficiaries., 2) Sets and communicates program priorities and performance standards and assesses operations using these criteria. Plans and conducts quality assurance reviews and recommends changes as...

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Women in the Academy Spring 2020

Jan. 27, 2020—Join the Women’s Center for Women in the Academy Series Spring Kick-off Who Are My People?: Building a Professional Network in the Academy Lauren Jackson, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Cindy Kam, William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair of Political Science Renã Robinson, Associate Professor of Chemistry Thursday, January 30 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m....

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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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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director, Office of Undergraduate Research, University of Missouri

Dec. 9, 2019—The Office of Undergraduate Research at the University of Missouri is searching for an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR.   We are seeking someone who is passionate about developing students at a public institution, coordinating events, promoting undergraduate research, using their talents and strengths, and having fun with a team of like-minded colleagues!  This is an amazing opportunity...

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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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Job Opportunity: Career Counselor, Ph.D., The Graduate College, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Nov. 5, 2019—The Graduate College is seeking to fill the position of Ph.D. Career Counselor. Reporting to the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, the successful candidate for this position will develop a vision, strategy, and plan for enhancing the professional development of doctoral students seeking employment outside of academia. They will develop alumni connections, employer engagement, and...

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ASPIRE Cafe: Exploring and Preparing for Faculty Careers

Oct. 24, 2019—Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:00pm-3:00pm Light Hall 419 Kathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Do you know the different types of academic faculty positions that are available in the U.S.? What skills do you need for each type? What type of faculty...

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ASPIRE Cafe: Non-Tenure Faculty Track

Oct. 24, 2019—Wednesday, February 12, 2020  2:00pm Light Hall 419 Alyssa Hasty, PhD Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Associate Dean for Faculty Development of the Basic Sciences, School of Medicine Vanderbilt University Research Health Scientist, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, US Department of Veterans Affairs Maureen Gannon, PhD Professor of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and...

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Women in the Academy 10/29: Establishing and Understanding Authority in the Classroom

Oct. 18, 2019—The next session of the Women in the Academy series will be held on 10/29. Please see below for more information.

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Job Opportunity: Federal Relations Associate/Manager, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Oct. 18, 2019—University of Michigan Federal Relations Associate/Manager The Federal Relations Associate/Manager located in the U-M Washington, DC Office helps support the duties of the Office of the Vice President for Government Relations and the Office of the Vice President for Research. This person is a self-starter who can successfully work independently and as part of a...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director, Research Development, NYU Government, New York, NY

Oct. 18, 2019—New York University Assistant Director, Research Development, NYU Government Affairs This position partners with the Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs, Senior Vice Provost for Research and Director of Sponsored Programs in advancing the university’s research capabilities and promoting research accomplishments. Primary goals of the position are to 1) Identify the advancement of both large...

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Graduate Student/Postdoc Workshop: Developing a Written Diversity Statement

Oct. 15, 2019—In this workshop, we will discuss evidence-based practices for writing a diversity statement for the academic job market. Increasingly, universities and colleges are requesting that faculty job applicants provide a statement addressing how they plan to contribute to inclusive excellence in their professional lives. Sometimes, a job ad will request that applicants address diversity in the cover...

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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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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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Event: Not a Bad Gig-Careers in America’s Two-Year Colleges

Sep. 16, 2019—Speaker: Rob Jenkins Thursday, Sept. 19; 4:30 – 6:00 pm Alumni Hall 201 Register:  https://calendly.com/ruth-schemmer/not-a-bad-gig-careers-in-america-s-two-year-colleges Two-year colleges make up nearly a third of America’s higher-ed sector–and, in any given year, offer about a third of the full-time faculty positions. That means serious academic job-seekers would do well not to ignore two-year institutions. Led by one...

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Job Opportunity: Communications and Events Specialist, Graduate Biomedical Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sep. 10, 2019—This position writes, edits and designs communications and promotional materials (i.e. graduate school newsletter); determines most appropriate method of composition and distribution. Conducts interviews, generates story ideas and coordinates photography sessions. Creates and Serves as project manager for special events such as PhD hooding ceremony. Provides topical guidance as needed.  RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Write, edit, and...

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ASPIRE Bistro for PhD Students: Exploring and Preparing for Faculty Careers

Aug. 13, 2019—Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:00 pm Light Hall 419 Kathy Gould, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Louise B. McGavock Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Do you know the different types of academic faculty positions that are available in the U.S.? What skills do you need for each type? What type of...

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