Sign ups for this year’s BGS Career Paths Mentoring Program are now open! Any BGS alumni who is interested in mentoring and giving career advice to current students is encouraged to join. Time commitment is just 8-14 hours over the course of the program (November-April). The sign up and more information can be found here or in the document below!
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are seeking degreed applicants who are interested in starting or furthering an exciting new career in laboratory science while working collaboratively with industry leaders and developing professional networks. The fellowship program is open to those who have completed at minimum their undergraduate degree. The duration of the fellowship is one year with the option to extend to a second year. Fellows will be placed with a mentor at one of our member laboratories once they have been matched via the application process. Fellows are placed at various member laboratories across the country with exposure to program areas such as newborn screening, infectious disease, food safety, environmental science, bioinformatics and more! The competitive benefit package includes a generous stipend, funding towards relocation assistance, professional development, and a separate allocation for medical benefit coverage.
Please see the flyer below for more details!
If you are or will be on a faculty job market, join Penn Career Services for our Faculty Job Search Prep Camp, done in partnership with the Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) and the Grad Center. Through this program we are seeking to empower doctoral student and postdocs with the resources, information, and support to navigate the academic job market. It is open to doctoral students and postdocs from all disciplines interested in faculty roles. This year the program will run from August 14-August 22 and consist of a mix of virtual and in-person sessions. By registering attendees will have access to a variety of resources, including workshops, panels, and information sessions. Please see the below flyer or visit here for more information!
Vanderbilt University is hiring postdoctoral fellows and offers additional incentives for incoming new applicants to the Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Basic Sciences program. Apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/123614 for the early-stage Destination Biochemistry Postdoctoral Scholar Award by annual deadlines of February 15, June 1, and October 1.Two awards are annually offered to exemplary applicants, which include a two-year stipend supplement of $10,000 and a $5000 signing bonus, on top of an already competitive stipend and valuable career resources. These awards honor the legacy of illustrious faculty members, Dr. Benjamin Danzo and Nobel Laureate Dr. Stanley Cohen. Those who prove to be outstanding, highly productive postdocs may later apply for the Destination Biochemistry Advanced Postdoctoral Scholar Award which supports an existing postdoc as they transition to an independent research position. Click this link to learn about the Biochemistry Postdoctoral Fellow program and available resources at Vanderbilt University. They are known for collaborative, interdisciplinary research and active Grad Student/Postdoctoral Fellow communities, all located in the heart of vibrant downtown Nashville, Tennessee.