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- Stick a needle in my eye
- From a spider’s point of view
- Treating depression with spinal stimulation
- NKU offers upskilling
- New research chamber at Wright-Patterson
- $35M for Standard Bariatrics
- Find a new innovative job
- Discover regional innovation
June 7, 2021
From a spider’s point of view
While we’re on the topic of cringey stuff, researchers at UC’s Morehouse Lab are trying to understand how paradise jumping spiders see the world, particularly in terms of facial recognition. Why spiders? According to Nate Morehouse, the head of the lab, they are incredibly clever and make all kinds of cognitive decisions. You can read about the lab’s experiments (and, unfortunately, get an up-close gander at one of the spider’s faces) by clicking here.
Treating depression with spinal stimulation
A researcher at UC’s College of Medicine is studying a new way to treat depression with a device that delivers stimulation to a patient’s spine. Dr. Francisco Romo-Nava, MD, PhD, says the technique could improve the feedback in the central nervous system that is sometimes disrupted in people with psychiatric disorders.
Need to get insight into a new career field before you commit? NKU’s College of Informatics is launching a set of initiatives that help people seeking upskilling in the technology field. NKU faculty, in collaboration with local industry practitioners, will provide participants with hands-on, personalized overviews of key fields.
New research chamber at Wright-Patterson
Faith and entrepreneurship
$35M funding round for bariatric surgery company
Looking to bust a move? Check out these regional opportunities.
Union Hall (a Cintrifuse space) is hiring an Operations and Events Manager
CINCINNATI: Play an essential role in the maintenance and success of Union Hall, a 38,000 square foot coworking and event space! The building is an entrepreneurial hub for dozens of startups and hundreds of events/meetings per year. This role includes leading the sales of coworking plans and meeting rooms, managing operating systems, distributing building communications, and ensuring optimal customer satisfaction. Click here for details and email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
New Indy Startup PAXAFE is hiring a Machine Learning Engineer
INDIANAPOLIS: Join an inclusive startup team and play an instrumental role in taking new product initiatives from the white board to production. PAXAFE predicts adverse events through the supply chain to de-risk B2B shipments and enable dynamic cargo insurance. If you geek out on data and have 3+ years of ML experience, check out more details and apply here.
Signal Advisors is hiring a Backend Engineer
DETROIT/REMOTE: Play an essential role in building a fintech product with Signal Advisors. Based in Detroit, Signal Advisors is a venture-backed, tech-enabled insurance distributor helping independent financial advisors grow their business. While maintaining their Detroit HQ for anyone who wants it, Signal is a fully distributed remote team. The Backend Software Engineer will create and manage cutting edge APIs and serverless computing resources for the Signal Advisors platform. Click here for more details and to apply to Signal.
Finite State is hiring a Software Engineer
REMOTE: Be at the forefront of supply chain security. Finite State is growing their team of top engineers to help them provide comprehensive cybersecurity for modern networks. As a Software Engineer at Finite State, you'll work on building world class information security products with one or more agile development teams. If you are an experienced self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, learn more about this role at Finite State and apply.
Creative Director - Social Media Content at Pap's Beef Jerky
LOUISVILLE: This role will leverage your skill set to develop and produce on-brand, engaging video and marketing content for major social media platforms. Develop and produce content, develop calendar and implementation strategy, track and manage data. Contact Pap's Jerky here for additional details.
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