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Learn about our AAPS Career Services Advisory Committee (NEW!)
Our Executive Council is excited to announce the creation of a new committee focused on the AAPS Career Center. For additional information on the charge of the new Career Services Advisory Committee, go to the AAPS Career Center Landing Page.

Please take a look at the welcoming video message from our committee chair Bonnie Avery: Welcome to the Career Services Advisory Committee!

For any questions or feedback, please email Kevin Folk, the AAPS Career Services Specialist, at FolkK@aaps.org.

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Gear Up for the New Year
The new year is just around the corner. Whether you’re actively searching for a job or want to be ready for an unexpected opportunity, it’s a good time to get your credentials updated and take advantage of AAPS career resources.

Here are some steps to make sure you’re ready for a job opportunity:
  • Update and fine tune your résumé. Does it include your most recent experience, academic work, achievements, and professional affiliations? Has a trusted colleague or mentor read it through to be sure there are no misspellings, grammar is correct, and all pertinent information is easy to find?
Read more about honing your credentials and exploiting handy AAPS resources on the Career Success webpage of the AAPS Career Center.

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RECENT JOB POSTINGS

Job Title Company Location
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Pharmacology, Biopharmaceutics, or Social/Administrative Sciences Chapman University Irvine, California
OSU College of Pharmacy, Sylvan G. Frank Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Systems The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy Columbus, Ohio
Manager/Director Pharmaceutical Development Nal Pharma New Jersey
Formulation Scientist Zoetis Kalamazoo, Michigan
Technology Manager at OmniActive Health Technologies (USA/Canada) OmniActive Health Technologies Morristown, New Jersey
Assistant, Associate, Full Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky

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PHARMACEUTICAL CAREER NEWS


Why One CEO Thinks Everyone Should Hear This Career Advice When Starting Out
Business Insider
To make a name for yourself professionally, it's important to get out there and take chances. But when you're first starting out, it's tempting to second-guess your abilities and shy away from opportunities. Don't. "Get out of your comfort zone," says Marillyn Hewson, CEO of Lockheed Martin, in a recent LinkedIn post. "Don't put constraints on yourself because you want to be perfect. Just get out there."
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Pharmaceutical Interviews — Preparation Is Key
Pharmiweb Solutions
Job interviews can be a daunting experience at the best of times, so it's particularly important in the current climate to ensure you are well-prepared for this stage of recruitment. Preparing for a pharmaceutical interview is in many respects similar to applying for positions in other high-status professions. Punctuality, a confident manner and a professional appearance are essential parts of any successful job interview.
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Opportunity Only Knocks Once
By Mel Kleiman
It's been a long time now since anyone went out and pounded the pavement in search of a new job. The Internet allows jobseekers today to let their fingers do the walking, and the once ubiquitous "Now Hiring" sign is fast becoming a relic. No matter how many new, "automatic doors" job applicants can use to apply for employment, however, the primary principle of successful employee recruitment remains the same: Make it easy to apply.
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Celebrates Renovation of US Headquarters
News-Medical
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. celebrated the completion of renovations to its U.S. headquarters in Bridgewater, New Jersey with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony, which was attended by representatives from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, and local elected officials, marked a milestone in the company's history and signified Valeant's commitment to bring jobs to the State of New Jersey.
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6 Traits That Make Up A Likable Leader
By Christina Nava
As a leader, you set the mood of the company you're in charge of. Whether a workplace environment is a positive or negative one depends on how you handle employees, clients and issues that arise. So when there's a problem, do you keep your calm and try to handle it? Or do you let your temper flare and track down whoever is responsible so you can handle them? Which reaction do you think a likable leader will have?
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Academic-Industry Partnership Necessary to Meet Challenges In Drug Discovery Sector
PharmaBiz
Researchers’ partnership with pharma industry and academia is inevitable to address the present challenges occuring in the area of new drugs discovery, according to experts. The pharma experts’ reflections on drug discovery issues came out in two separate seminars organised by academic community and industry captains in Tamil Nadu. The researchers held the symposium in a leading academic institution in Coimbatore and the industry leaders’ convention was held in Chennai. Both the meetings targeted new solutions to address the major hazards in developing new molecules.
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Taking Advantage Of The Epeed Of Today's Business World
By Randall Craig
The world is changing. It's getting smaller. Ironically, the smaller it gets, the more choice there seems to be. Entire industries are being collapsed: The music industry, the book publishing industry, and the newspaper industry are just a few that are in complete disarray. And downstream from these are the retailers — When was the last time you went into a record store or book store?
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DE Pharmaceuticals Plans 80 New Jobs Thanks To Rapid Expansion
The Journal
A Tyneside pharmaceutical wholesaler plans to create 80 jobs on the back of a recent management buyout (MBO). Prudhoe-based DE Pharmaceuticals is set to expand its bases in the North East and Doncaster, as well as adding new sites in Manchester, Barnsley, the South East, Belfast and the Midlands – taking its number of distribution centres across the U.K. and Ireland to nine.
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GSK To Shed Several US Sales And Research Jobs
The Pharmaceutical Journal
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is reportedly planning to cut "several hundred" U.S. sales and research jobs, as part of its global restructuring strategy and cost-saving program. In an emailed statement, a GSK spokesman was quoted by Reuters as saying: "This is a significant program and will result in the loss of several hundred employees in the U.S. commercial business and a similar number in R&D activities based in the U.S."
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