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Seniors/Alumni – Clinical Research Coordinator Openings at VT Center on Behavior and Health

This posting brought to you by Andrew Stoner ’17 – thanks Andrew!

Andrew writes,

I would like to inform current Middlebury College seniors and recent alumni of two clinical research coordinator positions that have recently opened in the lab where I work. I invite any interested individuals to contact me to learn more about my experience and about the research currently being conducted by Dr. Stacey Sigmon at the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health at the Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont.

Dr. Sigmon and her team are looking for applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as behavior or biological sciences, psychology, social work, or medical field. Research coordinators will help to conduct grant-funded research projects evaluating a novel interim buprenorphine dosing regimen for reducing illicit opioid use and other risks (e.g., opioid overdose, contraction of hepatitis and HIV, and premature death) during waitlist delays for opioid agonist maintenance. Applicants should possess the necessary interpersonal skills require to work with challenging clinical populations and have the ability to maintain a thoughtful and respectful interactions with research participants and staff.

Interested individuals can find the official job posting for these positions on the UVM jobs website (https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/search) under the job posting numbers: S1431PO and S1432PO.

Research Tech Position at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern

Interested in living and working in Chicago? Check out this research tech position in RNA/Biology/Neural Development with Dr. Jhumku Kohtz in the Department of Pediatrics at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern.

This NIH-funded position is available to study novel mechanisms in long non-coding RNA transcriptional regulation in developing and adult brains. They are interested in recruiting a highly enthusiastic research scientist with a B.S./B.A. degree in Biology or Chemistry and a desire to learn new techniques.

Previous research technicians have co-authored publications, and attended prestigious graduate programs in neuroscience and/or molecular biology.

Please send your CV to Jhumku Kohtz, Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern. j-kohtz@northwestern.edu.

Research Assistant at Long Life Family Study at Boston Medical Center

Super Senior Febs – if you’re interested in research and still looking for a job, this is a great opportunity for you!

The National Institutes of Health-funded Long Life Family Study, based at Boston Medical Center seeks a Research Assistant to be responsible for collection and management of study participant data. Data collection will include working as a member of a team with other research assistants to collect data from study participants ages 35 to 105 years by telephone. Data include medical history, functional status, and family tree information. Additionally, the family trees will need to be verified using online genealogical databases and vital status searches and entered into a study database. The research assistant will be responsible management of the pedigree database and generation of data reports.

Bachelor’s degree is required. Studies in Gerontology are a strong plus.

Approximate start date of March 1, 2018. Learn more in Handshake!

Research Assistant at Long Life Family Study at Boston Medical Center

Super Senior Febs – if you’re interested in research and still looking for a job, this is a great opportunity for you!

The National Institutes of Health-funded Long Life Family Study, based at Boston Medical Center seeks a Research Assistant to be responsible for collection and management of study participant data. Data collection will include working as a member of a team with other research assistants to collect data from study participants ages 35 to 105 years by telephone. Data include medical history, functional status, and family tree information. Additionally, the family trees will need to be verified using online genealogical databases and vital status searches and entered into a study database. The research assistant will be responsible management of the pedigree database and generation of data reports.

Bachelor’s degree is required. Studies in Gerontology are a strong plus.

Approximate start date of March 1, 2018. Learn more in Handshake!

What Did You Do On Your “Febmester”?

Last week Middlebury welcomed the latest group of Febs to campus, and here’s what some of them had to say about their semester off. From delivering pizzas and teaching children to saving endangered birds and unicycling over mountains, each and every one of them has a great story to share.