Creating Career Marketing Tools by Developing your Personal Brand – Presentation by Grace Lee
Pursuing a Faculty Position – Presentation by Michael Gold
Pursuing Industry Careers in the Life Sciences – Presentation by Nilly Razavi and Brian Duff

Date: October 28, 2014
Time: 4:30 – 6:30pm
LocationLife Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Room LSC3

I led a practical and interactive panel session on:

  • how branding your professional profile is important as you move towards your next career milestone
  • how to prepare an outstanding application for a faculty position in the life sciences
  • how hiring managers in industry choose the best candidates from among a sea of applicants

See below for the both video and audio recordings.

Audio recording:

Bios of my co-presenters:

Dr. Michael Gold is Head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at UBC. His research is focused on understanding how the cytoskeleton regulates B-cell activation.  He was the 2013 winner of the Canadian Society for Immunology’s Cinader award for contributions to immunology.  As department Head, he has hired five faculty members and will provide insights about the selection and interview processes for faculty positions.

Dr. Brian Duff is Training Manager at The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD).  In this role, Brian manages the design, development and delivery of a Multidisciplinary Training in Drug Development Program which is aimed at creating Canada’s next generation of leading drug developers. He strives to provide CDRD Trainees with the multi-faceted toolkit required to take on leading positions in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.  Brian encourages all young Post-Docs to enhance their online presence through the strategic use of social media, to actively network and to seek out perfectly-aligned mentors who will help guide them in their early careers.


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