External Jobs & Announcements

- Non-OPF Announcements, External Events & Job Opportunities -

This page is used to advertise non-OPF Events and Announcements that may be of interest to our community. We also post job opportunities received from our colleagues and partners outside of Harvard Medical School.  Please contact us if you wish to have an announcement, event or job listing posted here.

Announcements and External Events 

Tax Season is here! Most postdocs are required to file an income tax return with the IRS. Make sure you understand your tax obligations before the filing deadline of April 17, 2018.  There is some information on our website in the Guidelines & Policies page (about 2/3 way down the page). If you are an international postdoc, please review the information available from the Harvard International Office: http://www.hio.harvard.edu/taxes-social-security

Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Symposium | Monday, February 26 | 8:30am-12:45pm | Join us for breakfast and a welcome from SPH Dean Karen Emmons, followed by presentations from the Yerby Fellows. More information here: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/faculty-affairs/yerby-postdoctoral-fellowship-program/

Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson) Information Session | Monday, February 26 | 1:00pm–2:00pm | Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, FXB G-13. Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson) is hiring! They're seeking students and post-docs interested in the Scientist, Data Science role. Please join us in this information session as well as the Harvard Life Sciences and Healthcare Career Expo. Questions ? Email careers@hsph.harvard.edu

Science Career Fair at Harvard University. Science Careers has partnered with Harvard University to produce a unique career fair open to all. Held on March 14, 2018 at Northwest Building – Room B100, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA, 11:00am-5:00pm. Take advantage of free career workshops and meet with staffing professionals and hiring managers from the industry’s top companies all in one place. Free registration for this event is required. Details, participating companies and registration here: http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/jobfair?et_rid=40896524&et_cid=1834019

Understanding Post-graduation Employment Options for International Students | Thu, February 22, 5:30pm – 7:00pm | Room G2, Kresge Building | Join representatives from an immigration law firm Iandoli, Desai & Cronin to learn about post-graduation options for international student. Discussions will include an overview of the immigration process, H-1B criteria, and other work visa categories.   

Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core’s Introduction to R and Differential Gene Expression Analysis workshop. Dates and Time: February 26th, 27th and 28th, 9 AM to 5 PM | Where: Longwood Medical Area | Workshop description: This 3-day hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the basics of R (using RStudio) and its application to data wrangling, plotting, and performing differential expression (DE) analysis on RNA-seq count data.
This workshop is designed for participants interested in:
- using R for analyzing data with greater efficiency
-visualizing data using R (ggplot2)
-using R to perform statistical analysis on RNA-seq count data to obtain differentially expressed gene lists (DESeq2)
 Cost: $75 per participant.
Registration link and more details about the workshop: https://tinyurl.com/introR-DGE-hbc
Contact hbctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with any questions. Sponsored by the Harvard Medical School’s Tools and Technology Committee (TnT) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI)

Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core (HCBC): Registration for the Spring 2018 ‘Current Topics in Bioinformatics’ series is open. These free, hands-on workshops on bioinformatics topics & related skills will be about 2 to 3 hours long. There is no registration for attending these, but seating will be available on a first-come-first-served basis and will depend on the size of the room. Please find the topics and other details here: https://hbctraining.github.io/Training-modules/

Boston Biomedical Innovation Center. "Fast Pitch for Funding" | Monday, March 5 | 2:00-4:00pm | Fast Pitch for Funding is an event hosted by the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center, that provides you the opportunity to pitch a team of experts on your research. You will receive immediate feedback with the opportunity to apply for our grant programs which can provide up to $350,000 per project, business coaching, and project management. More details here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fast-pitch-for-funding-tickets-42273408904

Looking for Mentoring and Teaching Opportunities? Consider DF/HCC’s research training programs! We are seeking postdoc or grad students for: Mentors and research supervisors (8-12 weeks), Journal Club Facilitators (90min/week, 6-8 weeks), Panelists or speakers1-2 hour time slots once or twice during the summer | Program Dates: May 21-August 10, 2018 | For more information and to sign up, visit our websiteor contact EmilyA_McMains@dfci.harvard.edu 

Harvard iGEM is now recruiting mentors for the 2018 iGEM team. As a mentor, you will work closely with a group of undergraduates as they design and execute a synthetic biology research project over the course of spring, summer, and fall of 2018. If you wish to be a mentor for the 2018 Harvard iGEM team, it is highly recommended that you first serve as a mentor for the Winter-session bootcamp. The Winter-session bootcamp is a one week introduction to synthetic biology and project design for Harvard College undergraduates and serves as a recruitment tool for the iGEM team.
 Eligibility: Graduating undergraduates (class of 2018), Graduate students, and Postdocs are all welcome. Experience with cloning, PCR, bacterial transformation, and protein characterization are required. Previous experience with iGEM is highly preferred but not required.
 - Mentors will receive financial compensation for their effort.
 -  Apply: If you are interested, please send your C.V. and a statement of interest to crimsonigem@gmail.com <mailto:crimsonigem@gmail.com> and ccneel.joshi@wyss.harvard.edu <mailto:neel.joshi@wyss.harvard.edu>

Job Opportunities
- please note, these job postings are a courtesy to the HMS Postdoc community. Please send any and all inquiries about job opportunities below to the listing organization, company or individual and not to the OPF. -

The Center for Translational Science Education (CTSE) at Tufts University School of Medicine is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships in science education research. Candidates with a PhD in nutrition, immunology, microbiology or neurobiology are especially invited to apply. The CTSE brings authentic science into the high school classroom by partnering scientists with educators to build and evaluate curriculum. We are currently hiring postdocs to work on the development and launch of an online teacher-training program. The goal of the fellowships is to assist recent PhD-awarded scientists in launching a career in education researchFor the complete listing or to apply: http://sites.tufts.edu/ctse/news/employment-opportunities/ (2.2.18)

The Vanderbilt Training Program in the Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC) is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships. The program is specifically designed for candidates with a PhD in epidemiology or genetics with an interest in cancer research, or for MDs with an MPH degree or working experience in epidemiology. An individualized didactic training program is tailored to complement the candidate’s background, and includes both core and elective coursework, a multi-disciplinary mentoring team, rotations in the Vanderbilt Molecular Epidemiology Lab and Survey Research Shared Resource, and the conduct of a research project, culminating in submission of a grant proposal to the National Institutes of Health. The goal of the program is to assist fellows in launching an independent career in epidemiological research. To see the complete listing or to apply: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/magec/  (1.24.18)

Brigham & Women’s Hospital: A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Vadim Gladyshev at The Brigham & Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The lab works on mechanisms of aging and lifespan control as well as in the area of redox biology. It applies both computational and experimental approaches. We are seeking highly motivated researchers who want to make a difference in these fields. Applicants should send a brief statement of interest, CV and contact details of three references to email address: nestologa at partners.org. Lab Information: http://gladyshevlab.bwh.harvard.edu (1.24.18)

- job listings will be deleted after 30 days, please contact us if you wish to renew your listing. -