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Since the '90s, online job boards have grown in popularity with both employers and job seekers. In fact, according to the International Association of Employment Websites, there are now more than 40,000 job boards and employment sites connecting potential employees with hiring managers and HR professionals worldwide. While most job boards are fairly straightforward to use (you post your resume and search for jobs), they can become a bit of a time drain if you fail to use them effectively. Consider these four "secrets" to help you maximize your online job search.

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You could easily spend hours upon hours browsing open jobs that you have no interest in -- or are unqualified for -- unless you put some thought into the job you want and narrow your search accordingly. Think of it like shopping for anything else online --you save valuable time by searching with specific keywords. A Google search for "women's shoes" will return thousands of results, just as a search for "management jobs" will. Narrow it down to "clinical trial research manager" (or "women's running rubber soled shoes") and you'll have a much better chance of finding exactly what you are looking for. More...



University of Maryland Workshops in Biopharmaceutical Production: June 6-10, 2011

Interested in advancing your career? Learn how to produce and purify biopharmaceutical products at the University of Maryland's Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility this June. Taught by world-class faculty and practitioners, this one-week training features two sessions, both of which include in-laboratory and classroom instruction:

The Fermentation and Microbiology Workshop covers various fermentation systems and the techniques, methodologies, principles and applications of aerobic bacterial and fungal fermentation, including recent advances and up-to-date applications.

The Downstream Processing & Protein Purification Workshop covers recovery and purification strategies for biotechnology products, especially proteins. Participants learn cell separation, cell disruption, chromatography theory and systems, sample preparation, columns and packing, adsorptive chromatography, and elution optimization.

For more information, please visit: www.mtech.umd.edu/biotech/workforce_training.html


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BioCapital (Walkersville, Maryland)

Lonza Walkersville, Inc.
Section Manager, Pluripotent Stem Cell Systems, Research Solutions, R&D
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His/Her primary role will be the development of novel products for the human pluripotent stem cell market. Responsibilities: Proactively identifies and generates ideas for novel human pluripotent stem cell products with an immediate focus on defined cell culture systems (Media, Matrices) for growth and expansion of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) etc.

Biotech Bay (Alameda, California)

Caliper Life Sciences
Associate Product Manager, Preclinical Imaging
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Reporting to the Product Manager, Imaging Marketing, responsible for day-to-day support for the Imaging Product portfolio, in development and in the market. Duties: Conduct market research on new product opportunities Providing a thorough understanding of product line dynamics and opportunities for strategic planning. Devise and implement tactical marketing strategies to expand market adoption of product line etc.

Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Sequenom Inc.
Bioinformatics Scientist
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Reporting to the Senior Group Leader of Bioinformatics, the Bioinformatics Scientist is responsible for developing algorithms and performing data mining for molecular biology experiments. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a collaborative research environment and be able to provide evidence of relevant research expertise in the form of presentations, software, technical publications, and/or knowledge of applications.

BioMidwest (Lake Forest, Illinois)

Hospira, Inc.
Associate Research Scientist, Molecular Biologist
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Seeking candidates with experience in industrial cell line development for bio-therapeutic proteins. In this role you will support molecular biology efforts for new products as well as express receptors for use in bioassays. You will plan experiments, develop molecular biology methods, design industrial cell expression systems and participate in planning and execution of the definition phase programs. Additionally, you will oversee complex and difficult molecular biology experiments independently with a high level of technical skill.

Pharm Country (Rochester, New York)

iCardiac Technologies, Inc.
Project Manager
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The Project Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of various types of cardiac safety clinical trials from initiation to close-out. The Project Manager communicates with the entire internal project team to ensure that the sponsor's requirements and timelines are being met, as well as acts as the main point of contact for trial sponsors.

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

Genetown Career Fair, Boston, MA May 17, 2011
DeviceSpace Career Fair, Irvine, CA June 6, 2011
Pharm Country Career Fair, Whippany, NJ June 9, 2011
BIO Career Fair, Washington DC, June 27, 2011
Biotech Beach Career Fair, San Diego, CA September 22, 2011

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