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Attending the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference on June 8-10 in San Francisco? Sign up on-site for a free résumé review/coaching advice session!
New this year, we are offering a free 20-minute résumé review/career advice session for candidates. We have limited space, and sign-up is on-site only at North Registration Desk!

Also, please don’t forget to check out the on-site job boards or attend the career center professional development session. Please refer to our NBC Career Center webpage or email Kevin Folk at: FolkK@aaps.org.

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EMPLOYERS: Seeking highly qualified candidates in biotechnology? Post a job opening at our upcoming AAPS National Biotechnology Conference June 8-10, 2015!
If your organization is seeking qualified employees for open biotechnology positions, you won't want to miss the opportunity to post your company's openings on our on-site Career Center job boards.

AAPS will again be providing an on-site job board at the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference (NBC). There are two options: (1) Complete the online job posting form and post the job on-site only during NBC for $250. (2) Post your job directly on our AAPS Career Center website for 30 days, and we will copy and post this position on the job boards at NBC. The cost for the dual listing is $400 member/$475 nonmember.

AAPS National Biotechnology Conference
June 8-10, 2015
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
San Francisco

For any questions please contact Kevin Folk, career services specialists, at +1.703.248.4721 or FolkK@aaps.org.

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Noncompete Agreements: A Primer
On average, the modern worker will remain at a job for only 4.4 years. Employee flux creates opportunities for employers to shop the market for talent, but it also creates challenges for retaining highly skilled labor. One such challenge is guarding against employees who may join competing firms or perform competing activities with information and knowledge unfairly obtained from a previous employer.

Circumstances, statutes, and court decisions all play a factor in noncompete agreements. Read more in Noncompete Agreements: A Primer in the May 2015 issue of the AAPS Newsmagazine (member login required).

To become an AAPS Member, contact us today!

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RECENT JOB POSTINGS

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Quality Assurance ScinoPharm Taiwan, Ltd. Taiwan
Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Pharmacokinetics/Biopharmaceutics Wingate University School of Pharmacy North Carolina
Scientist, Formulation Development Otonomy, Inc. San Diego, California
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational PBPK Modeling NCTR/FDA(ORISE) Jefferson, Arkansas
Assistant or Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences Mercer University Georgia

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PHARMACEUTICAL CAREER NEWS


How To Navigate A Make (Or Break) Career Moment
FORTUNE
Author Stacia Pierce writes: After hosting the Women’s Success Conference for 10 years, I decided it was time for a change. I had been a motivational speaker for many years. I traveled the nation speaking at women’s events and hosting my own annual conference. Each year, thousands of women and teens would show up to my conference with the expectation of learning how to lead successful and fulfilling lives. But then I started to receive letters from many of the women who attended my conference. They were inspired not only by what they learned at the conference, but by my business acumen.
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University, Research Center Team Up To Take On Hepatitis B
Philadelphia Business Journal
The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute in Bucks County and the University of Pennsylvania have formed a partnership that will provide Penn graduate students with an opportunity to work in the laboratories of the nonprofit’s researchers developing new treatments for hepatitis B and liver cancer. The graduate students will be from Penn’s master of chemical sciences program. The newly developed academic program was created by the university’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies, a division of its School of Arts and Sciences.
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How To Get A Job If You're Overqualified
Forbes
One of New York job coach Robert Hellmann’s clients had an impressive résumé as a senior human resources manager. The client had logged 20 years of experience, managed 30 people and commanded a budget of $10 million. But he found himself at a point in his life where he didn’t want the pressure that comes with a senior position. Instead, he was shooting for a job that only required eight years of experience and few managerial responsibilities.
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Next Generation Science Communicators
PLOS Blogs
Experience in presenting research findings and participating in the scientific dialogue are important aspects to the professional development of researchers early in their careers. Advancing scientific discovery relies on scientists at all career levels to clearly communicate their results, their rationale for working on a project and more.
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Will 21st Century Cures Modernize Drug Discovery And Development?
Clinical Leader
After a year of discussions, white papers, roundtables, and the vetting of issues by stakeholders across the industry, both democrats and republicans are ready to move forward with legislation that would attempt to bring the drug discovery and approval process into the 21st century. The congressional head of this effort, Congressman Fred Upton of Michigan, has indicated he would like to see action on this bill by Memorial Day (the discussion draft was released on April 29).
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Ten Tests To Assess Influence
By Randall Craig
Influencers can recommend you — or they can hurt you. They can bring your name to a completely new audience and provide unique insights because of their relationships. Developing strong relationships with them is important — but how do you know who they are? And more particularly, how might you assess the power of their influence?
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How People Succeed in High Pressure Jobs Without Working 80-hour Weeks
Government Executive
In the U.S., it’s a common expectation that workers be committed to their job above all else. It’s called the “ideal worker image,” and whether they admit it or not, companies reward people who embrace it. Boston University professor Erin Reid conducted in-depth interviews with employees about that expectation at an elite U.S. consulting firm (anonymized and called “AGM”). She tied that data to performance reviews and promotions to find out the real effects of a culture that expects 80-plus-hour work weeks in a recent paper published at Organization Science.
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Does Maturity Really Matter In Leadership?
By Betty Boyd
Maturity is usually relegated to those individuals who are considered wise and sage. Maturity does not always mean you are of a certain age. Most people view someone that not only is mature but also has a position. Leadership expert John Maxwell relates, "Leadership is a process, not a position."
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Best Websites To Find A Job In Big Pharma
Investopedia
The pharmaceutical industry is one of the fastest growing and most lucrative industries in the world, with the largest companies pulling in upwards of $60 billion or more each per year. Many people flock to companies such as Merck, Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline — collectively known as “big pharma” — not only for their lucrative salaries, but also because of the sheer diversity of positions available at these massive corporations. Whether you want to work in sales, advertising, chemical engineering, communications, law or even aviation, you are likely to find openings there.
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