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Clinical Research Coordinator – Cancer Outcomes Research Program

Application deadline 4/26.

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.

Learn more about the position in Handshake.

Quality Improvement Research Analyst at Mount Sinai Health System

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.

Learn more about the position in Handshake. Deadline 4/29.

Stargazing at Mittelman Observatory – Spring 2019

Mittelman Observatory and Middlebury Physics will again host stargazing open house nights this spring. These Observatory events are scheduled for Friday evenings, April 26 and May 3, from 9:00 PM until 10:30 PM, weather permitting.

Mars will be in the evening sky on these dates. A variety of interesting stars, star clusters, and nebulae will also be visible through the Observatory’s telescopes. The Observatory includes a 24-inch telescope in a dome and smaller telescopes on the roof.

Observatory open house nights are free and open to the public. However, these events will take place only if the sky is expected to be mostly clear. Please check the Observatory web site at go/observatory or call the Observatory at 443-2266 after 7:00 PM on the evening of the event for weather status.

Study Away Opportunities in Monterey – Info Session 4/16

Get ready to change the world.

Want to make a difference in the world, study with globally renowned experts, have paid on-the-job training opportunities, and shorten your Master’s degree by up to one year?

Consider a semester away with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS). There will be 3 people talking about various programs.

Toni Thomas, the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.

Pam Berenbaum from Middlebury’s global health program, who designed a study away semester in collaboration with MIIS’s development program.

Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress CNS Scientist-in-Residence. He was a member of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory team awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. At CNS, ho focuses on the proliferation of fissile materials, nuclear spent fuel management, emerging technologies, and verification of nuclear weapons.

All Middlebury students, regardless of year or major, are invited to attend this session.

Tuesday, April 16 4:30 pm at CCI

Dr. Dalnoki-Veress will also be giving a lecture in the Physics department on 4/16 at 12:30 in BiHall 104 entitled: Using Neutrinos to Detect Clandestine Nuclear Activity – consider attending BOTH events!

GMCC Seeking Female Natural Resource Instructors

The Green Mountain Conservation Camp (GMCC) program run by Fish & Wildlife is still searching for two female natural resource instructors for the 2019 season.  The position begins June 3rd and ends August 17th.

GMCC’s mission is to educating youth about Vermont’s natural resources. The camps give youth life skills and knowledge they can use to continue the state’s traditional rural pursuits–enjoying all aspects of the outdoor world. The program’s greatest strength is connecting young people to the outdoors.

Annually, about 1,000 kids between the ages of 12-16 spend a week at GMCC. The camps run for nine weeks in the summer, and there are separate weeks for boys and girls. The camps are located at two sites: Edward F. Kehoe Camp in Castleton, VT and Buck Lake Camp in Woodbury, VT.

Learn more about the position on their website.

Clinical Research Coordinator at Vanderbilt University

Great opportunity for PSYC, NSCI, and BIOL majors!

The Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer’s Center is accepting applications for a Clinical & Translational Research Coordinator position. The coordinator position is part of the Vanderbilt Memory & Aging Project, a large, longitudinal NIH-funded clinical research study. This prospective study focuses on identifying risk factors for abnormal brain aging, including Alzheimer’s disease, with an emphasis on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health.

The coordinator implements study-related procedures and contributes to data collection, particularly protocol administration (including neuropsychological assessment). Read the full job description here.

To apply, please email Dr. Angela Jefferson with a cover letter detailing your interest in this position, your resume, and contact information. Please list the Job ID 1901220 in the subject of your email. You may also apply to the position through Vanderbilt’s HR website (https://careers.vumc.org) by searching for Job ID 1901220.

Connect with Midd Alums at the Biology Field Guide April 18-19

Alumni will be on campus to share their path and professional life with students to help them think broadly about their Biology major and a variety of different career paths. You don’t have to be a Biology major or minor to attend.

What did they do at Middlebury
and what are they doing now?

go/biofieldguide for more information.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Alumni Panel and Dinner,  5:00 p.m.
Atwater Dining Hall
Reserve your spot, RSVP in Handshake!

Friday, April 19, 2019

Alumni 1:1 Chats,  9:00 a.m.-noon in Adirondack House

Participating alumni:

Click here to learn more about our alumni panelists!

Click the alumni names below to SELECT A SLOT for a 1:1 conversation. You don’t have to be a Biology major or minor to meet with these alumni.

This is a unique opportunity for current students to hear from Middlebury alumni at the top of their fields about how to build a successful and gratifying career.