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Biostatistics Research for Clinical Studies – U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS)

Mar. 21, 2019—Reference Code HHS-BARDA-2019-0001 The Division of Clinical Development (DCD) within the Biomedical Advanced Research and Defense Authority (BARDA) (part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) provides technical support for all the clinical studies funded and sponsored by BARDA, and the application of innovative clinical trial design is critical in meeting the challenges of the advanced development of...

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National Academies NRC Postdoctoral and Research Associate Programs

Jan. 28, 2019—Interested in a research career in government? The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S....

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory: 75 Years of Science

Apr. 27, 2018—Oak Ridge National Laboratory: 75 Years of Science May 3, 2018, 9 AM Medical Research Building III, Room 1220 Featuring Dr. Michelle Buchanan, Deputy for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Dept. of Energy) As Deputy for Science and Technology, Dr. Buchanan oversees one of the nation's most extensive portfolios of research and...

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An Overview of the Army Research Lab and the Role of Intelligent Things on the Future Battlefield

Oct. 25, 2017—An Overview of the Army Research Lab and the  Role  of  Intelligent  Things  on the Future Battlefield Featuring Dr. Alexander Kott, Chief Scientist, Army Research Labs November 2, 2017, 4:00 – 5:00 pm Engineering & Science Building, Room 044 Dr. Kott serves as the ARL’s Chief Scientist. In this role he provides leadership in development of ARL...

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CTTC Medical Device Lunch and Learn Lecture March 28th

Mar. 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...

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Laboratory Leadership Service fellowship with the CDC

Feb. 7, 2017—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. A two-year competency-based service learning program,...

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PhD Career Connections: Forensic Science

Jan. 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. Eric Warrren, Special Agent/Forensic Scientist for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Dr. Warren has been a Special Agent/Forensic Scientist for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation since August 2009, where heis assigned to the Firearm and Toolmark Identification Unit. Dr....

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Job Opportunity: Toxicologist, FDA Center for Tobacco Products, Silver Spring, MD

Dec. 2, 2016—****This is an FDA-wide announcement, so ensure that you select CTP as your Center of interest when you apply. Don't forget to upload transcripts, including undergraduate.   Summary 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...

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

Oct. 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...

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

May. 4, 2016—So you want to work at the CDC? Check out their website of training opportunities: http://www.cdc.gov/Fellowships/ 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 Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)  2-year program of training and service in applied epidemiology CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology...

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Beyond the Lab: Hillary Carter, Government Administration

Apr. 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...

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PhD Career Connections: Working at the CDC

Mar. 5, 2016—PhD Career Connections is excited to welcome Jennifer Anstadt, Team Lead Microbiologist, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Friday, March 11, 2016 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Light Hall 214   REGISTRATION REQUESTED.   Dr. Jennifer Anstadt joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2015 as Team Lead of...

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Applying for Jobs with the US Government

Mar. 4, 2016—The NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education has a tutorial on USAJobs.gov and how to better understand the application process for government positions. 

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NCTR Summer Student Research Program, FDA

Jan. 13, 2016—Opportunity  NCTR Summer Student Research Participation Program 2016 Organization U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Program National Center for Toxicological Research Summer Program (NCTR Summer Student Research Program) Reference Code FDA-NCTR-2016-0036 How To Apply A complete application consists of: An application Transcripts – Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts A current resume/CV, including academic...

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Internship Opportunity: US Dept of Homeland Security STEM Internship

Nov. 5, 2015—U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2016 HS-STEM Summer Internships Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.   10-week research experiences are offered at:  Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ●...

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

May. 28, 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...

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

Dec. 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...

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Job Posting: Health Specialist – Several Vaccines, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Dec. 5, 2014—The Division of Extramural Research (DER), NIDCR, is ready to recruit up to four Health Specialists, each with one or more of the following areas of expertise: Basic and applied research in behavioral and social sciences Clinical research, including management of clinical studies and trials Genetics and genomics research, including data science Basic science and...

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ORISE/Homeland Security 2015, HS-STEM Summer Internships

Oct. 30, 2014—ORISE/HOMELAND SECURITY 2015 HS-STEM SUMMER INTERNSHIPS   The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now accepting applications for its 10 week Summer Internship Program in a broad spectrum of research areas.  These internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in homeland security disciplines related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM). Undergraduate and...

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