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

Childcare Assistance Program is now accepting Applications
Do you have children under 13 years of age or know a fellow postdoc who does? Harvard University offers subsidies for child care expenses to eligible employees. Recipients of Harvard University awards will automatically be considered for HMS/HSDM Supplemental Child Care Scholarship. Eligibility and application details below.

Eligibility criteria covering the employee, their household, and the income cap can be found here. If you meet all of the criteria you are invited to apply.
The application deadline is Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Online applications must be submitted (by 11:59 p.m.) and supporting paperwork postmarked by this date. The application is open once per year.
· More information can be found on HARVie
· An audio slideshow on Scholarships 101 introduces the program and provides answers to general questions
The application is hosted on PeopleSoft. If you are new to the program, it is best to review the materials highlighted above before beginning. To apply:
· Go to HARVie and select the PeopleSoft link at the top of any page
· Log into PeopleSoft with your HarvardKey and select the “My Benefits” tile
· Click on the “Child Care Scholarships” folder on the left-hand side
· Choose the “Application” from the drop-down menu
The program is administered by the Office of Work/Life. For specific questions feel free to:
· Email the Office of Work/Life: childcare_scholarships@harvard.edu
· Call and leave a voicemail at 617-495-4100

HMS/HSDM Child Care Assistance Supplemental Award July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
You may have already received an email notice from the University regarding the opening of the Child Care Scholarship season. Harvard University offers Child Care Scholarships to benefits-eligible staff, faculty and postdocs at all schools. Harvard Medical School also has limited funds available as supplements to the University’s awards. In order to be considered for an award from HMS/HSDM you must apply through the University program. HMS will then use the application information already submitted to determine if a HMS/HSDM supplement should be awarded. There will not be a separate application for the HMS/HSDM award.
Deadlines differ by employee group – read the appropriate section on hr.harvard.edu for your job position.
HMS/HSDM Child Care Assistance Supplemental Award payments will be issued in May 2018

Harvard Catalyst’s Mentee-Mentor Matching Program is now accepting applciations.
This one-year, pilot program will match junior investigators with senior faculty who will serve as developmental mentors. | Mentee-Mentor Matching Program, September 2017-June 2018 | Apply by August 18th! | This program is tuition-free for Harvard-affiliated institutions. For more information and a detailed description of the course, please visit: http://catalyst.harvard.edu/services/formal-mentoring/mentee-mentor-match.html

Harvard Catalyst is now accepting applications for Introduction to Translational Medicine, a 4-day survey course that introduces the principles and practice of T1 translational research. The course is free for HMS affiliates, and is particularly valuable to junior faculty and fellows | Application deadline: 5:00pm, September 11, 2017 | More info: http://catalyst.harvard.edu/services/ittm/

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. -

Brigham and Women's Hospital seeks a research fellow in the Department of Neurology. Qualifications include: Ability to produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases. Prior experience reviewing, analyzing, and summarizing scientific literature. Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal, organizational, writing, and project management skills. For complete job posting visit the BWH website, Job Req. #21197BR (7.24.17)

The Vanderbilt Training Program in the Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer (Vanderbilt MAGEC) is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships. The MAGEC program is specifically designed for: PhDs in epidemiology or genetics who have an interest in cancer research, or MDs who have an MPH degree or working experience in epidemiology. Under-represented minorities and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. US citizenship or permanent residency or is required for the fellowship.Application details available on our website. Applications are ongoing and can be completed online. (7.21.17)

Harvard Seeking TF for Fall course: MCB 129: The Brain: Development, Plasticity and Decline (Fall semester; Monday and Wednesday, 10-11:30 am)
Description: This course deals with how the brain develops, adapts to its environment and declines in function with aging. Topics include cell birth and death, differentiation and cell identity, axon guidance and synapse specificity, adult neurogenesis, memory and cognitive decline. Course assignments emphasize critical evaluation of research articles, logical development and creativity in experimental design, scientific writing.
Duties: The duties of the TF include leading a weekly discussion section, helping to create and grade problem sets and written assignments, attending lectures, and providing office hours for students.
To apply, contact Sam Kunes  (kunes@fas.harvard.edu) (6.26.17)

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