Spit4Science Undergraduate Research Assistants Needed

UVA Biology Graduate Program Flyer for 2018 Admission

Trees 101 – Free Workshop

Richmond Tree Stewards will host a free tree care workshop, along with pruning and planting demonstrations and a tree walk, from 9-noon Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Round House, Byrd Park.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
Whether you want to plant a tree, care for ones you already have or just find out how amazing trees are, come to the Tree Stewards’ Community Roots Arbor Day celebration. The speaker will be Janine Lester, who holds credentials as an ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist®, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist® and has ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification.

PhD in Oral Health Research

Hiring Chem/Biochem/Bio Undergrad

A client in WV is having a massive staff up.  I have placed 15 chemists with them and need 15 more.  New grads are fine.  Could also consider Bio or Biochem majors.  They need to have up to Organic II plus lab.  These folks will start in October.

 

$20/hr jobs with a $10B pharma client.

 

Any VCU grads still out there?

 

Hope all is well!

 

Ed Ratchford – Recruiter

ed.ratchford@kellyscientific.com

W: 804.217.8549 I  F: 804.965.5505

4701 Cox Road, Suite 100, Glen Allen, VA 23060

REMINDER: Research Opportunities at NIH for Science Students

Exciting Opportunity for Aspiring Biomedical Researchers

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is looking for science students with a passion to advance global health research in the 21st century for its Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program, held February 5–8, 2018, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Read testimonials from previous INRO participants!

Visit the NIAID website for the latest news and research

About the Program

Selected INRO students visit NIAID to learn about the breadth of research we do in the areas of allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases from world-renowned scientists and interview for potential research training positions.

Who Can Apply

We are looking for dedicated science students interested in joining the NIAID research community. Candidates who are college-level seniors, medical school students, or doctoral candidates nearing their dissertation defense and from a population underrepresented in the biomedical sciences are eligible.

How You Can Help

You can help us find the best and brightest applicants for INRO 2018 by:

  • Adding a link to the INRO program from your website.
  • Printing the program flyer and posting it on a bulletin board.
  • Forwarding this email to someone who you think might be a good candidate.

Find out more about INRO »

IMPORTANT: Students who were affected by one or more of the recent hurricanes and may have trouble submitting an application to INRO should contact inro@mail.niaid.gov

 

Job Opportunity: Environmental Education at Maymont

The Maymont Foundation is looking to fill a full-time position in Environmental Education.

Position Summary: “Implement a wide variety of environmental education programs by providing formal and informal guest experiences primarily at the Robins Nature and Visitors Center, but also throughout the Maymont grounds.”

Please see the entire job posting linked below through ConnectVA:

Environmental education

Other job opportunities at Maymont can be found on the Maymont website:

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Job Opportunity for recent B.Sc. grads: Research Assistant at Plum Island LTER

Position:  Research Assistant I – Plum Island LTER

Date Posted:  June 13, 2017

Position Summary

The Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory is seeking applicants for an entry-level Research Assistant I position with the Plum Island Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research (PIE-LTER) project. The LTER project is directed at understanding how the structure of the estuarine-marsh ecosystem will change over time in response to climate, sea level, and land use change, and to understand what consequences these changes will have on ecosystem function such as productivity and trophic dynamics. Research is conducted in the watersheds of the Parker and Ipswich Rivers as well as in the marshes, tidal creeks and bays of Plum Island Sound. We seek individuals with strong experiences in independent research (e.g., senior thesis or REU project) and coursework with laboratory and field components. Applicants should have a demonstrated aptitude for biology, chemistry, ecology, and physics, including advanced coursework. The successful applicant will gain broad experiences in careful laboratory analyses as well as through strenuous field work in all environments. During the field work season candidates are expected to spend up to two weeks a month the field station. Experience with small boats and trailing boats is desirable.

Additional Information:

Funding for this position is available for up to 2 years. The preferred start date is within 2 weeks of being offered the position.

Basic Qualifications:

This is an entry level position, requiring a B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Ecology

Physical Requirements:

The applicant should be capable of getting into and out of small boats and walking significant distances across salt marshes.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Cover Letter: Should include a description of how this position addresses your long-term goals.
References: Please provide complete contact information for 3 references.

APPLY ONLINE:  https://mbl.simplehire.com

The Marine Biological Laboratory is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

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NSF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES in BARRIER ISLANDS – Paid summer research opportunity

Dr. Julie Zinnert is seeking 1 motivated undergraduate student with a strong background and interest in plant ecology to assist with research on the role of vegetation and feedbacks with environment in barrier island communities of the Virginia Coast Reserve. We have several ongoing NSF-funded research projects centered on the following topics: vegetation feedbacks with geomorphology, mechanisms and consequences of shrub expansion, and effects of nutrient inputs on plant functional diversity. Motivated students may also be supported to develop a research project. Work involves ~ 3-4 days/week in the field assisting with data collection and monitoring and some lab work. Applicants should enjoy working outside, capable of handling long days in the heat and sun, and mild physical labor. The undergraduate student will reside part-time at the Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center in Oyster, Virginia (http://www.abcrc.virginia.edu/siteman1/index.php). The remaining work will be conducted at VCU. Stipend ~ $420 / week for 10 weeks (beginning June 1).

For more information on our lab and research, please visit:http://cpel.vcu.edu/ To apply, please send a CV/resume, unofficial transcripts, and a contact info for 2 references to Julie Zinnert (jczinnert@vcu.edu). Review of applications begins immediately!

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