Monday, May 16, 2016

Leading Light Awards and Scholarships


Nominations Open for LLA Scholarships

With thanks to our outstanding sponsors, Women & Hi Tech is honored to provide two $5,000 scholarships this year.  The scholarships (one undergraduate and one graduate) will be awarded to women living in Indiana with plans to remain here after graduation to put their education to work in our community.  The Women & Hi Tech Scholarships are open to women pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering or math.  The two recipients will be honored at the Women & Hi Tech Leading Light Awards on October 6, 2016 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.   

Nominations are being accepted now thru July 29, 2016.  Learn more and apply at https://womenandhitech.wildapricot.org/2016-LLA-Scholarships

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Meet Your Arts and Sciences N&M Advisors

Meet with a Career Advisor!
  • ​Are you trying to find a last minute summer job?  
  • Do you need to have a conversation about career/life path?
  • Are you considering applying to graduate school in the fall and looking for information on graduate programs and how to apply? 
  • Have you recently decided not to pursue a health professions career and need guidance on where to go next?
These are just a few of the services we can provide in Arts and Sciences Career Services!  As your dedicated Natural and Mathematical Sciences Career Advisors, we can also help you with:
  • ​​Career/Life Path
  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
  • Interview Preparation
  • Networking Strategies
Advisors are available to meet with you now and over the summer.  To make an appointment, visit Career Link, and follow these instructions.  On Career Link, you can also search our jobs and internships database (we currently have more than 700 positions listed with employers who want to hire IU students).  

We look forward to meeting with you soon!

Full-Time Research Assistant Position Announcement


We are happy to announce that we are seeking applications for full-time research assistant/junior specialist positions at the UC Davis Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (TCAN) Laboratory under the direction of Dr. Cameron Carter. Our ideal applicants have received their B.A. or B.S. and are typically interested in an RA position to be more competitive in pursuing a career in medicine or psychology.  We have both clinical (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00949) and technical (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00950) positions available at this time, the details of which are described below.  We hope to fill these positions in the next two months and have start dates in Summer of 2016. 

Applications can only be accepted via the UC Davis Recruit website.  Please note the positions are in the process of being posted to the UC Davis Recruit website and may not be immediately available.  Please check back frequently, and for any additional questions about the positions, please contact Dr. Tyler Lesh (talesh@ucdavis.edu).


UC Davis TCAN Coordinator/Clinical Position:


Broadly, the Translational Cognitive and Affective (TCAN) Laboratory studies the neural mechanisms of cognitive dysfunction in psychotic illness.   This position is to serve a Study Coordinator for the TCAN lab at UC Davis Medical Center. The incumbent will coordinate many aspects of the research study. The incumbent will use knowledge of mental health conditions to conduct phone evaluations to determine study eligibility of potential participants. The incumbent will also consent study participants and schedule all of their research appointments.  The incumbent will conduct clinical interviews for research purposes under the supervision of a faculty member and will conduct behavioral testing sessions.  The incumbent will manage the study IRB protocols, adhering strictly to privacy and confidentiality laws.  The incumbent will also manage data collection and organization, including supervising undergraduate volunteers in the input of data to multiple databases.  Furthermore, the incumbent will be expected to actively participate in weekly lab meetings, journal club presentations, presentations from outside speakers, and weekly workshops to help RAs develop their career goals.  The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.


UC Davis TCAN Technical Position:


Broadly, the Translational Cognitive and Affective (TCAN) Laboratory studies the neural mechanisms of cognitive dysfunction in psychotic illness.  This position is to serve as a technically-oriented research assistant at the UC Davis Medical Center under the supervision of Dr. Cameron Carter. The incumbent will be responsible for many aspects of data collection and analysis, and consequently will benefit from having experience or interest in neuroimaging and programming.  The incumbent will become proficient in operating all MRI and EEG hardware at the Imaging Research Center and will be responsible for collecting, organizing, and analyzing neuroimaging data (including diffusion MRI, fMRI, EEG/ERP, and PET).  The incumbent will use programming expertise to generate and maintain computer code used in organizing and analyzing behavioral and neuroimaging data.  The incumbent will manage data collection and organization of behavioral data, including supervising undergraduate volunteers in the input of data to multiple databases. Furthermore, the incumbent will be expected to actively participate in weekly lab meetings, journal club presentations, presentations from outside speakers, and weekly workshops to help RAs develop their career goals. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team. 

Sports Media & Data and Stats – A Slice of Our Lives Panel


Sports Media & Data and Stats – A Slice of Our Lives

What ‘n Who:

Sports Media & Data and Stats – A Slice of Our Lives

Learn about the power of data and stats in sports media.  Come out knowing who is a sure bet in the bracket or in next year’s Fantasy Football draft while gaining Sports Media industry knowledge.


When:

Wednesday, April 20th

6:30 – 8P


Where:

The Career Development Center at 625 N. Jordan Avenue (Corner of 10th and Jordan – Right across from the library.  Come join us for a study break!)


We are coming off of Little 5… so let’s share in a SLICE (pizza) and talk sports media and stats with:

·         Director of the National Sports Journalism Center Galen Clavio


·         ESPN Sports Radio Broadcaster and I.U. Alum Tom Wassell


·         I.U. Psychology Professor and Alum Ben Motz (creator of the popular course Data in Fantasy Football).

RSVP here

Emerging Careers in Science and Technology Panel


Emerging Careers in Science and Technology

Tuesday, April 19, 7 – 8:30pm

Career Development Center – 625 N. Jordan Ave.


Come learn about innovative and cutting edge science and technology!  These are ever evolving fields that allow you to think creatively and be open to future careers that may not even exist yet!  You will hear from a panel of experts on:

 
·         Sports Instant Replay Technology

·         Robot Technology

·         Clean Fuel Research

 
The panel will feature:


·         Andrew Rosner – Assistant Athletic Director, Mark Cuban Center for Sports Media and Technology

·         Marlena Fraune – PhD Student and Researcher, R House

·         Trevor Douglas – Earl Blough Professor in Chemistry

 

Free pizza!


If you would like to attend, please RSVP here


Questions can be directed to Mary White, mfwhite@indiana.edu.  We hope to see you there!

 

Master of Social Work Info Session


Master of Social Work Info Session

Indiana University Bloomington

Friday, April 22nd

Cedar Hall Room C116

3-5pm


Email Colleen Rose, Student Services Coordinator, at rosec@indiana.edu with questions.

 

Full-time Research Assistant Position

The Computational Clinical Science (CCS) Lab (u.osu.edu/ccsl) at Ohio State University directed by Dr. Woo-Young Ahn is looking for a highly motivated and organized person to serve as a full-time research assistant starting Summer/Fall 2016. Using neuroimaging, computational modeling, and machine learning techniques, the CCS Lab seeks to develop cost-effective markers of psychiatric disorders, especially addictive disorders, which can be readily translated into clinical practice. This position is deal for graduating seniors or recent college graduates who want to have research experience before going to a Ph.D. program in clinical psychology, decision neuroscience, or related fields.


Responsibilities include:

Schedules and screens/interviews human volunteers for participation in experiments

Conducts behavioral and/or neuroimaging experiments

Maintains participant database / sets-up and operates laboratory equipment

Manages human subject protocols

Analyzes or assists in analyzing data.

Assists in the preparation of manuscripts for publication as co-author

Supervises undergraduate students in lab


This position is available for a period of one year with the possibility of extension for an additional year. To apply for this position, please email Dr. Ahn (ahn.280@osu.edu) for any questions and apply online: https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/69174.