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Biotech Bay (South San Francisco, California)

Genentech, Inc.
Senior Scientist | Rate Your Resume
The department of Assay and Automation Technology in Genentech's Research organization is seeking a highly motivated Senior Scientist, with proven abilities in quantitative and functional assays for protein therapeutics, to lead a group of 5-10 experienced and talented BioAnalytical Assay Scientists and Research Associates.

Biotech Beach (La Jolla, California)

Pfizer Inc.
Principal Scientist | Rate Your Resume
An individual with strong knowledge of immunology and inflammation, and with in-depth practical experience of working with immuno-inflammatory diseases and models, is required to join the expanding Vaccine Research West group in La Jolla, California to develop, run and help coordinate a variety of assays and studies to support vaccine candidate evaluation.

BioCapital (Gaithersburg, Maryland)

MedImmune, LLC
Science Associate Director| Rate Your Resume
Major Duties and Responsibilities (including supervising others): Lead Biostatistics Activities for multiple compounds or indications or function as a therapeutic area statistician. Oversee the statistical related work of outsourcing partners and vendors at the investigational drug/compound level. Lead departmental infrastructure projects and contribute to departmental process improvements. Etc.

Genetown (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Senior Medical Director | Rate Your Resume
As a leader in the Medical Scientific Affairs organization, the individual in this role is expected to personally model and help shape product-focused medical director activities at Ironwood within the context of the overall Medical Scientific Affairs strategy. This medical expert is accountable for the accuracy, quality, clarity, integrity, and standards of medical scientific content included in communications about Ironwood Pharmaceuticals lead product and pipeline of new compounds.

Pharm Country (Union, New Jersey)

Merck & Co., Inc.
Fellow - Immunoassay Development | Rate Your Resume
Expert in development and validation of immunoassays under GLP guidelines including assay troubleshooting. Highly organized with ability to meet aggressive timelines is a must have. Experience with radioimmunoassay for detection of peptide or hormone therapeutics is desirable. Maintain familiarity with current scientific/technical literature.

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Pharm Country 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 tri-state area.

Candidates with a 4-year degree in the life sciences and a minimum of 2-years of industry related experience are invited to attend. Just register by clicking the button below.(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.

Pharm Country Career Fair, Bridgewater, New York February 10, 2011
Genetown Career Fair , Cambridge, MA February 22, 2011
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Bio NC Career Fair, Durham, NC April 4, 2011

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