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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. Fall courses are open for enrollment. Learn more.

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8 Traits Employers are Really Looking for

8 Traits Employers are Really Looking for By Angela Rose, BioSpace.com

With almost 14 million Americans still unemployed, competition for available jobs is vigorous. Hiring managers and human resources departments often receive hundreds of resumes or applications for each position they've posted. Those that do not have the necessary skills to perform the job as outlined in the job listing quickly find their way to the circular file. Phone interviews are often used to further cull the applicants. Face-to-face interviews are generally reserved for the top candidates.

When faced with several equally qualified professionals, employers look for the possession of certain traits to help them make a selection. These traits go beyond intelligence and communication skills and into the qualities that indicate you will be a great person to have on the team. In no particular order, here are the eight traits employers are really looking for. More...

Johns Hopkins University: Advanced Biotechnology Studies

The Johns Hopkins University is preparing the leaders of today.

As a world leader in biological research and in the global biotechnology industry, our graduate programs are designed for working professionals - delivering the rigorous and practical curricula they need to advance their careers and academic ambitions.

To learn more, click here: http://biotechnology.jhu.edu/graduate-education/index.html

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Top Jobs
BioCapital (Frederick, Maryland)

MedImmune, LLC
QC Analyst I
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This position will require performing microbiological testing and entering data. Technician will be responsible for environmental monitoring, sampling utilities, and conducting testing according to established SOP's and cGMP's. This testing may include conductivity, LAL, bioburden, TOC analysis and microbial identifications.

Biotech Bay (South San Francisco, California)

Stem CentRx, Inc.
RA/Sr. RA - Cancer Biology/Assay Development
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Primary Responsibilities: Experience developing and characterizing cell-based and ELISA assays. Ability to isolate RNA and perform RT-PCR and qPCR assays. Experience with multicolor flow cytometry desirable Experience with Western blotting and/or IHC desirable Knowledge of tumor biology and/or stem cell biology desirable.

Biotech Beach (Carlsbad, California)

Banyan Biomarkers
Research Assistant
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Support the Clinical, Regulatory & Quality Department Team with general administrative and study related tasks. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: completing all administrative activities for the office and for the conduct of clinical studies, maintain research data files, perform timely data entry and assist clinical team with general administrative needs.

Genetown (Bedford, Massachusetts)

Millipore Corporation
Virology Scientist
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Seeking a self-motivated biologist to design and execute viral clearance studies to evaluate new products and processes. Key areas of responsibility for this position include: working with different project teams, both in Europe and the US to design and execute clearance studies that provide accurate assessments of the technologies under evaluation, including chromatography, inactivation, and virus removal filtration etc.

Rocky Mountain (Reno, Nevada)

Hamilton Company
Product Manager
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Seeking an experienced Product Manager to manage and coordinate marketing activities for a new instrument product to yield profit and strategic performance consistent with company objectives. Must plan development and execute new product launch, marketing plans and promotions, and participate in project planning.

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Career Fairs

Biotech Beach Career Fair

Biotech Beach 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 Southern California 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.

Biotech Beach Career Fair, San Diego, CA September 22, 2011
BioMidwest Career Fair, Chicago, IL October 4, 2011
Pharm Country Career Fair, Bridgewater, NJ October 5, 2011
Biotech Bay Career Fair, Burlingame, CA October 11, 2011
Bio NC Career Fair, Durham, NC October 20, 2011
BioCapital Beach Career Fair, Bethesda, MD November 1, 2011
Genetown Career Fair, Cambridge, MA November 7, 2011

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