All Life Sciences PhD Students (HILS-wide, GSAS only)

2019 Oct 10

Therapeutics Graduate Program Information Session

5:00pm to 7:00pm


Minot Room, Countway Library

This HILS-wide certificate program offers rigorous, multi-disciplinary training relevant to identifying and developing novel therapeutics, and applying them to improve the treatment of disease. We emphasize research both in HMS labs and in real-world internships. All G1, G2, and G3 students in any HILS program are eligible to apply.

All attendees are invited to stay for the TGP paracurricular activity that will be held immediately following the information session: Student Panel about their Internship Experiences.

2019 Oct 15

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training (peer mentoring training pilot, invite only)

8:00am to 5:00pm



Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how
to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training
— which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Success-Failure Project

The mission of The Success-Failure Project is to create opportunities for discussion, reflection, understanding, and creative engagement regarding issues of success, failure, and resilience

Social Issues in Biology Journal Club

October 2, 2019

It is 2019, and the first germ-line-edited humans have been born. Measles has returned as a public health threat due to an anti-vaccination movement. Maternal mortality is on the rise - particularly among black women. Political discourse suggests an increasing distrust of science, and Congress refuses to increase funding for federal research grants. The new Jurassic Park movies are equating ancient DNA research with dinosaur explosions.
Let's discuss this.
We would like to invite you to join our Social Issues in Biology Journal Club! This journal club will meet...

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Grad Students should consider careers in higher ed administration

Grad Students Should Consider Administrative Work (Inside Higher Ed)

October 2, 2019

Colleges and universities are great places to work. Many Ph.D. students who are no longer are attracted to faculty careers are still interested in working in higher education. They are drawn to the teaching and learning mission of the institution, its organizational values, and the opportunity to collaborate with smart people.

The good news is that a wide range of positions at colleges and universities are open to those with a Ph.D. The two most obvious, building on the skills that students are learning during their degree programs, are teaching positions and research...

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Asst Professor of Psychology in Animal Behavior and Cognition @ The College of the Holy Cross

October 2, 2019

College of the Holy Cross: Department of Psychology

Tenure-Track Position in Animal Behavior and Cognition



The Department of Psychology at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2020 in the area of animal behavior and cognition. Our particular interest is in a colleague who approaches their scholarly work from an ...

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Multiple Science Research Post-doc Positions @ the University of Pittsburgh

October 2, 2019
Trainees finishing their PhD, MD or MD/PhD may be interested in the many Postdoctoral training opportunities available in several laboratories in the Starzl Transplantation Institute within the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Included in the attached PDF is information on postdoctoral openings and a description of available internal funding opportunities to support trainee career development.

Visiting Scientist Fellowship (VSF) for business operations @ Eli Lilly

October 2, 2019

The Visiting Scientist Fellowship (VSF) is an esteemed pharmaceutical industry-based program, which has been developing recent graduates (PharmD, MD, and relevant PhDs/Masters) into highly competitive and marketable industry professionals since 1994. This one-year program presents fellows with the opportunity to directly impact the business at Lilly through cross-functional exposure to drug development in an environment that fosters personal growth and professional development. Please note, this fellowship is not a lab-based postdoctoral position...

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