Welcome to the
Center for Biomedical
Career Development

We take an interdisciplinary, scholarly approach to develop, implement, and evaluate new career and professional development resources that support the training experience of Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Overview of our NIH-funded
BEST initiatives

Featured Resource

Watch an interview with Cynthia Brame who transitioned from industry back to academia and then to academic adminsitration as the Assistant Director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. This is part of Vanderbilt's Beyond the Lab Series which interviews scientists in diverse career paths for Ph.D.'s.

Also checkout our Job Search resources, Library collection, and the upcoming Academic Job Search Series

more career pathways for Ph.D.'s >


Upcoming Events

Launching Your Academic Job Search
Part 1 of the Academic Job Search Series
Tuesday, June 14 | 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Part 2 of the Academic Job Search Series
Monday, July 18 | 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Preparing for the Interview Visit and Negotiating Your Startup Package
Parts 3&4 of the Academic Job Search Series
Wednesday, August 10 | 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

more events >

National Conversation

UMMS faculty Dr. Bob Matthews and Dr. Cynthia Fuhrmann contribute their expertise to national biomedical workforce issues at the Summit on a Sustainable Biomedical Research Enterprise organized by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).


more from the national conversation >

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Our Partners:

MassBiologics Center for Clinical & Translational Science  M2D2

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