David Ellis is currently a Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft where he is helping to grow Microsoft’s cloud business. David currently serves as a Middlebury Alumni Association board member, as the diversity liaison, where he has been helping to drive several initiatives between Middlebury and Alumni of Color. Prior to Microsoft, David was the Director of Brand Strategy, Advertising and Digital at Starr Companies, a global insurance and investments organization. Before joining Starr, David helped launch Sunny Field Entertainment, a production company that had a first look deal with Paramount Pictures. Prior to Sunny Field, David worked for International Creative Management, a talent agency whose clients included Drake, Beyoncé, Eminem, Al Pacino and Samuel L. Jackson. David started off his Hollywood career at Universal Pictures as an undergraduate intern during his final J-Term at Middlebury. David graduated from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business in 2018 with an MBA. He graduated from Middlebury in 2009 with a BA in Film & Media and minor in Economics.
Please join us for a career conversation with David Ellis ’09. Pick up your dinner and join us in Ross Fireplace Lounge!
Position available: Research Assistant in neuropsychology with Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Digital Health project.
This multi-faceted position requires someone who is mature, independent, self-initiating, and comfortable working in an unstructured, non-traditional, dynamically evolving research environment with little supervision.
The primary responsibility will be assisting in the management of the Precision Brain Health Monitoring research program. The studies are centered on cognitive aging, Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI)/chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and involve technology integration into research methods and analytic tools including natural language processing (NLP).
In addition to testing participants and helping manage all aspects related to executing the study protocol, responsibilities will also include helping with administrative demands such as hiring and supervision of temporary employees and student interns.
Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field, some experience in research and willingness to work non-traditional hours. Only those available for face-to-face interviews will be considered. Two year commitment is strongly preferred. Benefits include those offered to all full-time Boston University employees (see http://www.bu.edu/hr/jobs/why-work-at-bu/benefits-summary/ for details).
Affinivax, a Cambridge, MA based vaccine development startup, is looking to hire a Research Associate for its development team. Your role would further the development of their novel vaccine platform through in vivo testing.
A successful candidate should have experience working with mouse models as well as all the other good stuff that Middlebury teaches you along the way!
Platelet BioGenesis, located in Cambridge MA, is a venture-backed biotech startup that was spun out of Harvard Medical School to produce donor-independent human platelets. They are a highly driven and ambitious young company that values openness, transparency, intellectual honesty, and collaboration, in their endeavor to transform platelet and derived therapeutics.
They make platelets. They have developed a scalable cGMP-compliant cell culture platform to make human pluripotent stem cell-derived platelets. They are now further scaling production for human clinical trials and leveraging their platform for cell-based drug delivery opportunities. They are currently recruiting for a motivated entry-level scientist to join their Bioreactor team. This person will work directly with the team scientists to advance the millifluidic bioreactor operation and scale up, as well as executing in vitro functional assays involving microfluidic devices. The candidate will plan and execute experiments utilizing human and mouse cells to optimize the production of platelets.
They are looking for a driven independent thinker with a professional work ethic who shares their long‐term vision for leveraging platelets as a drug delivery platform. Initiative and creative problem solving are priorities.
Through the Department of Psychiatry, the Cancer Outcomes Research Program (CORe) at the Massachusetts General Hospital is recruiting a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to join its multidisciplinary team.
Working with a diverse group of oncologists, palliative care clinicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice nurses and other specialists, the clinical research coordinator will assist with collaborative studies in supportive care. The specific focus for this position will be to help coordinate a range of supportive care projects and program initiatives.
The clinical research coordinator will assume responsibility for study coordination. This role includes: recruiting patients in both inpatient units and outpatient clinics; administering screening instruments, interviews, and surveys with patients; managing data; corresponding with the IRB and other regulatory groups; assisting with preparation of manuscripts, protocols, and grants; and completing other special projects in collaboration with principal investigators.
The Quality Improvement Research Analyst is responsible for overseeing all activities specific to the following programs:
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
Collaborative Endocrine Surgery Quality Improvement Program (CESQIP)
Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI)
The chief responsibility is to collect and submit reliable data to the MBSAQIP (American College of Surgeons), CESQIP (Society for Endocrine Surgeons), and VQI programs (Society for Vascular Surgeons). This is accomplished through high-quality clinical screening, data compilation, documentation, and entry of data into the applicable databases for all eligible surgeries at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The Analyst also works closely with the members of the Department of Surgery to identify opportunities for clinical quality improvement and other initiatives, as identified.