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Alumni Profile: Kayla Boortz Young, PhD, Commercialization Program Manager, Life Science Washington

Sep. 15, 2020—The article was originally published in Results & Discussion, Issue 6, Fall 2017. By Kendra Oliver, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow Kayla (Boortz) Young, Ph.D., is living the dream in Seattle, Washington. Previously a Commercialization Program Manager at Life Science Washington, she ran a mentoring program for early-stage life science companies (medical devices, pharma, health IT, global...

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Two new openings at Clearity Foundation supporting women with ovarian cancer

Sep. 11, 2020—Clearity Foundation (www.clearityfoundation.org), San Diego, CA,  strives to improve the survival and quality of life of women with ovarian cancer. We give hope to women with ovarian cancer and their families. Founded in 2008 by scientist and survivor Laura Shawver, Ph.D., Clearity Foundation seeks to revolutionize ovarian cancer treatment. Every year, more than 22,000 women are...

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ASPIRE Internship: American Heart Association Health Strategies: Small Market/Rural Health Intern Fall 2020

Aug. 13, 2020—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: American Heart Association Health Strategies: Small Market/ Rural Health Intern Nashville, TN (remote) The American Heart Association (AHA) was founded in 1924 and has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites our more than 33 million volunteers and...

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ASPIRE Internship: Health Research Alliance (HRA) – Coordinator for Biomedical Nonprofits’ Professional Meeting

Feb. 13, 2020—Health Research Alliance (HRA) – Coordinator for Biomedical Nonprofits’ Professional Meeting ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Health Research Alliance (HRA) Coordinator, professional meeting for scientific nonprofits Reston, Virginia Are you curious about career opportunities in the nonprofit world? Many biomedical research nonprofits employ PhD scientists to manage grants portfolios, oversee scientific programs, and lead communication efforts within...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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ASPIRE Internship: Health Strategies Intern, American Heart Association, Nashville, TN, Fall 2019

Aug. 12, 2019—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: American Heart Association Health Strategies Intern Nashville, TN The American Heart Association (AHA) was founded in 1924 and has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites our more than 33 million volunteers and supporters as well as our...

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Job Opportunity: Career and Professional Development Fellowship, iBiology, San Francisco, CA

Aug. 5, 2019—iBiology Career and Professional Development Fellowship Job description: iBiology is seeking a full-time Career and Professional Development Fellow who will continue to develop our efforts in providing high quality career and professional development courses (https://courses.ibiology.org) and videos (https://www.ibiology.org/careers-in-biology/) for life scientists. This is a 10-12 month fellowship for individuals interested in gaining real-world experience in...

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Job Opportunity: Funder Collaborative Civic Science Fellow, Rita Allen Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Jul. 18, 2019—The Burroughs Wellcome Fund, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, The Kavli Foundation, and the Rita Allen Foundation seek a Civic Science fellow who, through a 12-month fellowship, will help explore a common vision and identify paths forward for collaborative action and impact. We see...

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Job Opportunity: IRACDA Program Manager Position, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

Jul. 17, 2019—DESCRIPTION UC San Diego Health Sciences is a top-ranking, future oriented organization. We offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. We are looking for top talent that possess the personal characteristics of integrity, strategic thinking, intellectual curiosity, collaboration and teamwork. The Vice Chancellor’s Office embraces and follows a progressive philosophy of career-path...

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Job Opportunity: Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Jul. 10, 2019—Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Michigan State University The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking to fill the position of Director, starting August 16, 2019. The mission of the OPA is to enhance the value and impact of the MSU postdoctoral experience, whether appointed a postdoctoral fellow, research associate, or...

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Job Opportunity: Director, Graduate Faculty Development, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

May. 7, 2019—UCSF is looking for a Director of Graduate Faculty Development! https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=6495&siteid=5226#jobDetails=2841780_5226   This is a BRAND NEW position to develop a program of professional development opportunities and resources for faculty who mentor and supervise basic science PhD students. The Director will work in UCSF’s Graduate Division, in close collaboration with other Grad Div staff, the...

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ASPIRE Internship: Health Research Alliance (HRA) and Council on Government Relations (COGR) NFRI Partnership Coordinator

Mar. 1, 2019—ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Health Research Alliance (HRA)* and Council on Government Relations (COGR)** Nonprofit Funder- Research Institution (NFRI) Partnership Coordinator Intern Reston, Virginia Take advantage of the opportunity to work with research institutions and nonprofit funders to address pressing issues in these research partnerships.  The NFRI Partnership is tackling challenging issues including intellectual property and...

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Job Opportunity: Master’s of Health Science Program Director, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Feb. 13, 2019—Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Master’s of Health Science Program Director Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health seeks exceptional applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position as director of its Master’s of Health Science (MHS)...

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ASPIRE Internship: Health Research Alliance (HRA) – Coordinator for Biomedical Nonprofits’ Professional Meeting

Jan. 28, 2019—ASPIRE Internship: Health Research Alliance (HRA) – Coordinator for Biomedical Nonprofits’ Professional Meeting ASPIRE Internship Opportunity: Health Research Alliance (HRA) Coordinator, professional meeting for scientific nonprofits Reston, Virginia Are you curious about career opportunities in the nonprofit world? Many biomedical research nonprofits employ PhD scientists to manage grants portfolios, oversee scientific programs, and lead communication...

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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director, Programs, Academic Resource Center, Duke University, Durham, NC

Nov. 2, 2018—Assist the Director of the Academic Resource Center in administration of the Biology Study Groups Program, including program management, coordination of external relations, and student services. Work Performed Collaborate with the ARC Director, and the SAGE learning specialist team in development, implementation and evaluation of the Biology Study Groups Program. Provide individualized instruction in self-regulated...

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