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UC Berkeley Extension Professional Program in Project Management for Biopharmaceuticals

Use your existing skills and experience to advance your career in the booming field of project management. With the Professional Program in Project Management for Biopharmaceuticals, you learn biopharmaceutical-specific project management best practices. Topics include:

• Preclinical and clinical development
• Life-cycle and alliance management
• Biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and vaccines

All UC Berkeley Extension project management courses apply toward professional development units through the Project Management Institute. Spring courses are now open for enrollment. Learn More.

Special Feature
How to Protect Your Identity When Applying for a Job

How to Protect Your Identity When Applying for a Job By Suvarna Sheth, BioSpace.com

How can job seekers rest-assure that the jobs they apply for on job boards are legitimate, and the personal information they provide is secure and confidential? How are your bases covered when you sign up and apply for jobs on BioSpace.com?

The Washington Post recently reported on a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) crackdown of companies that promised to help people find jobs but instead turned out to be fraudulent.

One of the companies caught in the FTC bust, dubbed Operation Empty Promises, was National Sales Group, which advertised fraudulent jobs on CareerBuilder.com. The company was charging applicants a fee for background checks, according to the Post article.

Security and Confidentiality

So how can job seekers truly be certain that the jobs they are applying for and the sites they are registered with are safe and secure? For many job seekers, security and confidentiality is a "must-have" and using a long-standing, niche job board endorsed by your industry's association or a well-established job board is a great start, according to Joe Kroog, director of product management at BioSpace.

Change in Biopharma

The Biopharma industry in particular has undergone significant change in the last two years and a vast number of people seeking new employment are currently employed. According to Kroog, these scientists, researchers, engineers, etc. must protect their identity in the job search process for many reasons, personal and professional. More...

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Who's Who
• Isogenica Limited Expands Business Development and Customer Support Operations into North America More...
• PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Appoints Robert Spiegel, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer More...
• Cara Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Appointment of James B. Jones, M.D., Pharm.D., as Chief Medical Officer More...
• Biodel Inc. (BIOD) Announces Appointment of Dr. Brian J.G. Pereira as Board Chairman; Dr. Charles A. Sanders to Remain on Board More...
• Medifocus is Pleased to Announce the Appointment of Ernie Eves, QC, to the Board of Directors More...

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Top Jobs
BioCapital (Rockville, Maryland)

OriGene Technologies, Inc.
Inside Sales Specialist
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The successful candidate will be responsible to grow business by making outbound calls in a designated geographic or account focused territory. It offers a perfect opportunity for someone to combine his or her science background and business acumen to enhance his or her career growth.

Biotech Bay (Alameda, California)

BioTime, Inc.
Bioinformatics Scientist
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This position is for an experienced scientist with focused expertise in mRNA expression and pathway analysis and genomics. We are looking for motivated and energetic candidates with demonstrated capabilities in working with large mRNA and genomic expression datasets and the ideal candidate will combine broad expertise with analytical software along with a significant expertise in cell and gene biology.

Biotech Beach (Carlsbad, California)

Verdezyne, Inc.
Research Associates/Senior Research Associates
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We are seeking Research Associates or Senior Research Associates to conduct research on metabolic engineering of microbes for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals.

Southern Pharm (Davie, Florida)

Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Chemist III (2nd Shift)
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Job Duties: Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws, Performs more complex chemistry testing, Assists in providing training to new staff and ongoing training to current staff; assists in providing work direction and review etc.

Pharm Country (Summit, New Jersey)

Prescient Life Sciences
Director, Neurology Division - Biopharmaceutical Consultancy
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A global Life Sciences consultancy has an opening for a senior level Director in their Summit, New Jersey office. Candidates should have a Life Sciences higher degree and demonstrate expertise in mid-late-phase drug development and/or commercial development of new therapeutic agents acquired through relevant positions held within the biopharmaceutical industry.

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•  LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Looks to Build Manufacturing Facility in Bozeman; Could Potentially Bring Hundreds of Jobs Over the Next Couple of Years More...
•  Myrexis, Inc. (Formerly Known as Myriad Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) Reorganizes with Immediate Reduction of Company's Workforce by Approximately 41 Pct More...
•  Dow Chemical Unit Hires Bayer Corporation (BAY) Workers More...

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Career Fairs

Biotech Bay Career Fair

Bio NC Career Fair

Job seekers can spend a day with HR representatives and Hiring Managers from top biotech, pharma, medical device and diagnostics companies in the south east region.

Candidates with a 4-year degree in the life sciences and a minimum of 2-years of industry related experience are invited to attend. (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a four-year college degree. PhD and Postdoc candidates welcome.)

Exhibiting companies are recruiting for positions in areas such as: QA/QC, clinical research, engineering, manufacturing, biostatistics, clinical data management, chemistry, regulatory affairs, and research.

Job seekers may register here.

Bio NC Career Fair, Durham, NC April 4, 2011
BioMidwest Career Fair, Chicago, IL April 4, 2011
Pharm Country Career Fair, King of Prussia, PA April 12, 2011
BioSpace Career Fair at BayBio2011, Burlingame, CA April 20, 2011
Genetown Career Fair, Boston, MA May 17, 2011

More information about BioSpace's Career Fairs

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Biotech Career Fairs For Job Seekers 101: Control Your Experience
By June Salvati, BioSpace Director of Events and Corporate Services

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