iJOBS

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The focus of this panel that will be offered in collaboration with STEMPeers will be to hear from PhD level scientists who have gotten jobs either through the O-1 visa route or have taken positions in Europe. You will learn from their personal experiences on how to navigate the immigration system and apply for the O-1 visa. You will also learn about some of the advantages of working for phama companies in Europe

 

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Flamingo equips graduate students and postdocs with the necessary tools to explore available jobs, analyze job requirements comprehensively (including technical, business, and social aspects), develop experience statements, and generate tailored resumes specific to each job’s requirements. The platform offers self-guided navigation with extensive tutorial support, that includes orientation training of the application itself. Additionally, Flamingo features a comprehensive Resources section, which includes detailed training guides for interview preparation, guidance for international students, on-demand training. As an iJOBS participant, you can have access to Flamingo for free! 

 

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Your PhD can take you in many different directions, some of which you may have not even considered!  Come meet (in person only) a panel of Rutgers graduate school alumni to learn how they each took skills obtained in their PhD program and apply them in science-related careers including medical affairs, science writing, business development and equity research.

IN PERSON ONLY: 675 Hoes Lane West, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Research Tower, Deans Conference Room 102, Piscataway, NJ

 

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Applying for academic jobs and making the transition from grad student to postdoc and then to faculty member requires advanced planning and strategy. Come hear from faculty at Research Level 1 (R1) to get their advice and feedback on how to prepare and approach a faculty position.

Topics covered will include: How to select a postdoc that will eventually help you land an academic career; Discussing with your postdoc PI the project that you will take with you and getting them to help you advance your career; What other things you should be doing during your postdoc to be ready to apply for faculty jobs; Applying for K99/R00 grants; Deciding R1 vs PUI; Finding academic jobs to apply to; Preparing the research statement; Preparing the teaching and diversity statements; Preparing the job talk; Preparing the chalk talk; Preparing for the interview itself and tips; Negotiating offers; Setting up the lab; Filling your lab with students, postdocs and techs; Teaching for the first time and preparing classes; Service to the university; Preparing for tenure and expectations

 

 

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Applying for academic jobs and making the transition from grad student to postdoc and then to faculty member requires advanced planning and strategy. Come hear from faculty who serve at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs) to get their advice and feedback on how to prepare and approach a faculty position.

Topics covered will include: How to select a postdoc that will eventually help you land an academic career; Discussing with your postdoc PI the project that you will take with you and getting them to help you advance your career; What other things you should be doing during your postdoc to be ready to apply for faculty jobs; Applying for K99/R00 grants; Deciding R1 vs PUI; Finding academic jobs to apply to; Preparing the research statement; Preparing the teaching and diversity statements; Preparing the job talk; Preparing the chalk talk; Preparing for the interview itself and tips; Negotiating offers; Setting up the lab; Filling your lab with students, postdocs and techs; Teaching for the first time and preparing classes; Service to the university; Preparing for tenure and expectations

 

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iJOBS Career Panel: Research positions in industry

Hear from recent iJOBS PhD alum who work at the bench in pharma and biotech to learn how they got their first job and what are the differences between academia and industry bench research. There will be PhD level people who are involved in research at the following companies: Merck, Novartis, Amgen, and Legend Biotech among others.

 

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In this 1 hour workshop you will learn from Dr. Sarah Treit of Figures First Consulting

  • The purpose of graphical (aka visual) abstracts and where they are used
  • Key elements and level of detail that should be included
  • How to create optimal information flow
  • Basic elements of effective design (alignment, spacing, hierarchy and color use)
  • How to distinguish effective versus ineffective graphical abstracts in published literature
  • Programs and resources you can use to create your next one!

Here is the graphical abstract checklist, and resources handout that was discussed in the presentation.  

 

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Join us on-campus for an introductory half-day training/workshop/networking event for university-based researchers & innovators at Rutgers, NJIT, Stevens, Rowan and Princeton to help scientists and researchers shift the mindset from the technology to the people who would benefit. Innovation-minded teams & individuals are welcome to attend including faculty, graduate students, post-docs, research staff, and undergrad students. Networking Lunch will be provided where you can meet with key leaders to get your questions answered about Intellectual Property, innovation & entrepreneurship, and possibly identify new team members to participate in an upcoming I-Corps regional program. Come learn about various ways to get started with innovation! Register by May 29. 

IN PERSON ONLY 185 South Orange Ave, Medical Science Building Room B619

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Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader, with a full spectrum of products from generics to biosimilar medicines to over the counter treatments. For over 120 years, Teva’s commitment to bettering health has never wavered. Today, the company’s global network of capabilities enables its 37,000 employees across 60 markets to push the boundaries of scientific innovation and deliver quality medicines to help improve health outcomes of millions of patients every day.

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iJOBS Virtual Site Visit: Johnson & Johnson

Come learn about career opportunities for PhD level professionals at Johnson & Johnson. J&J is a leading pharmaceutical company with drug pipelines in infectious disease, cardiovascular, immunology, neuroscience, and oncology. We will hear from research scientists as well as those who have transitioned off the bench to contribute to the biopharma industry using the transferrable skills they gained in graduate school.

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