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Beware: 3 Spooky Job Interview Questions That Matter

Beware: 3 Spooky Job Interview Questions That Matter In a competitive life sciences job market, some insight and preparation can greatly help you through the job interview process.

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Competition for the best jobs for best jobs for biopharmaceutical professionals is high, and candidates really have to show that they embody the employer's needs at a job interview. With that in mind, some of the questions coming up at interviews these days can be challenging to answer, but with a little foresight and preparation, an interviewee can perform excellently through the process. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the biotechnology/pharmaceutical is a rapidly changing job market, so candidates need to be on their toes. Here are three examples of questions commonly asked at interviews for biopharmaceutical professionals. More...

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The Genetown Career Fair is one of the biotech industry's premier career events, featuring well-respected employers from around the nation. Companies such as Novartis, Vertex and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be recruiting at the event. Don't miss the chance to participate in connections between top-notch employers and the industry's most qualified biotech, pharmaceutical, life science and medical device candidates. Please click here for more information.  
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Biotech Bay (San Carlos, California)

Novartis
Head of Finance
Responsible for the Finance and Procurement functions for the San Carlos TRD organization. Develops short and long-term financial plans and identifies financial opportunities to improve site's profitability. Provide business counsel on key issues to senior management. Member of the Senior Leadership Team. Serve as a business challenger and consultant to senior management. Support effort in business processes and systems.

Genetown (Waltham, Massachusetts)

Alkermes
Finance and Travel Administrative Assistant
Duties: Provide administrative support to the Vice President, Finance. Responsibilities include arranging domestic and international travel, processing expense reports, phone support, copying and printing of documents, preparing FedEx packages, opening mail, maintaining calendar, updating departmental organizational charts, ongoing tracking of audit and tax fees and other ad-hoc requests etc.

Biotech Bay (Brisbane, California)

InterMune
Manager, Medical Affairs
Will be responsible for managing systems to support the efficient and compliant review of promotional and medical materials and educational grants and effectively coordinating the activities of Promotional and Medical Review Committees. The role will interface with multiple internal functions, particularly Medical / Medical Information, Legal, Regulatory, Field Medical, Commercial Operations, and Clinical Development, and Finance, and will manage system vendors in collaboration with IT.

Rocky Mountain (Incline Village, Nevada)

PDL BioPharma
BioPharma Consultant
Seeking an individual to assist full time in the identification and analysis of biotech/specialty pharma and medical technology companies to which we would consider providing financing. The position offers the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment, interacting with colleagues who have considerable investment experience and management teams of biotech/specialty pharma and medical technology companies. The consultant will be exposed to a broad range of therapeutic areas and medical technologies.

Biotech Bay (Hayward, California)

CymaBay Therapeutics
Clinical Trial Manager
Will oversee the conduct of clinical studies and ensure that studies are completed on time, within budget and in compliance with SOPs, FDA regulations ICH/GCP guidelines.

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2013 Genetown 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 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, Cambridge, MA November 7, 2013

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