Life Sciences Master's Students (HMS)

Advice for Defending a PhD Remotely

A survival guide written by Alyssa Frederick, PhD which may be particularly helpful to our students who have remote defenses on the calendar.

Lecturer in Introductory Biology @ University of Rhode Island

March 17, 2020
Job Title Lecturer in Introductory Biology
Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by March 20, 2020. Second consideration may be given to applications received by April 3, 2020. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (April 3, 2020)...

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Executive Specialist, Office Of The Provost @ Johns Hopkins University

March 16, 2020

Executive Specialist 

General Summary/Purpose:
The Office of the Provost is the most senior academic administration office at Johns Hopkins University, headed by Provost Sunil Kumar, the Chief Academic Officer.  The Provost’s office advances the academic mission of the university by identifying and facilitating initiatives across academic divisions, coordinating and strengthening university policies and procedures, and supporting research, education and the student experience across the entire university.

This position...

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Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Autoimmunity @ Rubis Therapeutics

March 16, 2020

Scientist/Sr. Scientist, Autoimmunity
HIRING MANAGER Salam Shaaban
DEPARTMENT Autoimmunity
LOCATION Cambridge

Rubius Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that is generating red blood cells and engineering them into an entirely new class of allogeneic, off-the-shelf cellular medicines. Our Red Cell Therapeutics™ can potentially be used to replace missing enzymes for patients living with rare enzyme deficiencies, kill tumors in cancer and regulate the immune system for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. We expect to begin...

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2020 Mar 17

[New! ONLINE EVENT] Managing Stress: Intro to SKY Meditation and Mindful Movement

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/593209499

Description: This workshop is a mindful approach to well-being and managing stress through gentle movements, breathing techniques, and an introduction to Sudarshan KriyaTM (SKY) meditation. To begin, participants will be led through a sequence of gentle movements to prepare the body to sit in meditation and promote relaxation. No change of clothes or yoga mat are necessary. After that, participants will be guided through evidence-based breathing techniques for deeper relaxation. After these...

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Being a caregiver while caring for a PhD (Nature)

March 13, 2020
In summer 2008, a year after I started my PhD programme, my wife Samantha was admitted to hospital with a severe chest infection. Sam had cystic fibrosis, and the infection wreaked havoc on her lungs. After a protracted hospitalization, she could not breathe unaided. Furnished with a canister of oxygen and breathing apparatus (a mainstay from then on), along with a substantial amount of antibiotics and other medications, she left hospital, and we carried on with our lives as best as we could. Sam went back to her job teaching a school class of 9–10-year-olds, and I continued pursuing my PhD... Read more about Being a caregiver while caring for a PhD (Nature)

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