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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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6 Job Interview Blunders to Avoid

What Happens After You Submit Your Resume? By Jessica Holbrook Hernandez, Expert Resume Writer

Every job seeker knows that a job interview can make for a tense experience. You want to make the right first impression, which is sometimes easier said than done. The good news is that there are some mistakes you can outright avoid if you know what they are. Let's take a look at six common job interview blunders you can easily avoid:

1. Showing Up at the Wrong Time

It's a given that you shouldn't show up too late for an interview, but did you know that showing up too early can be annoying too? Hiring managers are busy people who schedule interviews around other work. If you show up 30 minutes early, it's likely that you're requiring them to stop what they're doing to accommodate you. To play it safe, show up no more than 15 minutes early. More...

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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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Pharm Country (Exton, Pennsylvania)

Absorption Systems
Protein Formulation Scientist
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Candidate will assist in developing preformulation strategies and participate in the characterization of protein formulations. As such, the incumbent should have an understanding of protein behavior in liquid formulations and the biophysical techniques used to study protein formulations (i.e., UV/CD/Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Light Scattering, and DSC).

Biotech Bay (Hayward, California)

Shaklee Corporation
QA/QC Engineer
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This position is responsible for providing Quality Engineering support to the Corporate QA Department in the Hayward facility. The position is responsible for establishing programs and procedures at Contract manufacturers used for the control of materials, components, manufacturing and packaging operations, sanitation, test and inspection, and final disposition of the product.

Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Illumina, Inc.
Research Manufacturing Associate
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Duties: Receive, store, and track Sequencing Services' customer samples Prepare sample libraries for downstream sequencing applications. Maintain detailed and concise records of all sample handling. Keep lab stocked of appropriate reagents and materials.

Bio NC (Rocky Mount, North Carolina)

Hospira, Inc.
Senior Biological Quality Supervisor
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Must have knowledge of regulatory guidance and industry standards and apply to corporate and divisional guidelines. This position will establish and improve laboratory testing procedures, approve satisfactory test results and inform appropriate parties when standards are not achieved. Advises the BQ manager when testing problems and/or failures occur and provides an analysis of the data with corrective action suggestions.

BioMidwest (Cleveland, Ohio)

Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Medical Liaison II
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This is a field-based position for the Women's Health & Urology Medical Liaison team within Medical Affairs. The position will cover Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Preferred candidate will live near a large airport within territory. The position functions as a medical/scientific liaison between Company and key external customers to further scientific exchange. S/he provides product and field scientific support to Medical, Sales and Marketing, and Managed Care by using scientific expertise to communicate with health care providers and organizations.

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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 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
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