DMS PhD Students Only

2020 Aug 10

Dissertation Defense - Jacob Luber (BIG)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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Systems Interrogation of Host-Microbiome Immunomodulation and Metabolism

Advisor: Meromit Singer
Program: BIG

Summer Invitational Datathon [Citadel]

July 7, 2020

Hosted by Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities in partnership with Correlation One, the Data Open is launching this season with the Summer Invitational Datathon, which will take place virtually this July!

The Data Open challenges students from the world's best universities to tackle real-world social challenges in topics such as urban traffic, renewable energy, and education. 

Taking place between July 13th and July 20th, teams will have a week to work on their submissions, with the flexibility to showcase their skills on their own schedule. Top performing...

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2020 Jul 28

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Teaching Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Mitch McVey, Ph.D. - Tufts University)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Candidates applying for faculty positions that involve classroom or laboratory instruction are usually asked to submit a teaching statement as part of their application materials. Teaching statements are also often required as part of promotion and tenure applications. Creating an effective teaching statement depends on your ability to convince readers that you have a well-formulated philosophy that motivates your teaching. In addition, your statement should be supported by concrete examples of effective teaching or mentoring.

Dr. Mitch McVey (Professor of Biology at Tufts...

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2020 Jul 21

[PGE PDD Webinar] Crafting an Effective Diversity Statement for a Faculty Job Search (Kathy Takayama, Ph.D.)

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - TBA

Institutions are becoming more proactive and intentional about their efforts to embrace principles of inclusion, equity, justice, and diversity, and as such, are seeking candidates that will support the enactment of these principles. They will request from job applicants a diversity statement that articulates how the candidate can contribute toward these efforts. In this workshop, we will discuss what, exactly, is a diversity statement, what you might include in the statement, and how it can help you reflect upon your ongoing development as a researcher, teacher, and mentor....

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Science Policy Careers Analysis [SCI]

What skills, traits, and experiences lead to a successful career in policy and governance for PhD-trained scientists? SCI conducted semi-structured interviews with individuals working in science policy jobs to find out.
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Science Policy Careers for PhD Trained Scientists [SCI]

July 2, 2020

For a PhD-trained scientist, transitioning to a career in science policy can seem daunting. It may be unclear which skills are most needed and how to best acquire them. To assist students interested in this field, the Scientific Citizenship Initiative conducted a study over the summer of 2019 to identify skills and experiences that lead to a successful career in science policy....

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Associate Concentration Advisor for Molecular & Cellular Biology and Chemical & Physical Biology @ Harvard University

July 2, 2020

Job Summary
Independently assess the needs of the student body, develop and organize educational, social and cultural activities.

Job-Specific Responsibilities
The position of Associate Concentration Advisor will work closely with the Head Tutors and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB) and Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Concentrations....

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LS1a Teaching Fellows/Assistants for Fall 2020

July 2, 2020

Life Sciences 1a, or LS1a, is a large introductory course for undergraduate students that integrates general and organic chemistry topics with molecular and cellular biology. We are currently looking for teaching fellows that are enthusiastic and committed to providing an inclusive and engaging learning environment for our students this Fall. Teaching fellows would be part of a ~25-person LS1a team that is dedicated to sharing teaching expertise and tips, making LS1a an ideal...

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The Fishbowl Challenge: International Entrepreneurship Competition for Students at Harvard University

July 2, 2020

 This year, the Fishbowl Challenge will bring together a select international group of 100 innovative students to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. Harvard University is known for its bright, creative, and entrepreneurial students. We would love to extend this opportunity to students in the Career and Proffessional Development Center  and would like to find out if details of this competition can be published to them over the next few days. 

 

Here is a brief summary of the Fishbowl Challenge...

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Postdoctoral Position @ University of Chicago

July 1, 2020

 

Postdoctoral positions

The study of bicistronic ion channels in neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

 

A postdoctoral position is available in the NIH-funded laboratory of Dr. Christopher
Gomez at University of Chicago in Chicago, USA to investigate the genetics,
physiology, and pathogenesis of bicistronic calcium channel genes. Dr. Gomez
has performed pioneering work in the field of voltage- gated calcium channels and
their role in disorders such as spinocerebellar ataxia,...

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