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Job Posting: PhD Cell or Molecular Biologist

Ben Garvey from Candidate Seeker, Inc. is looking for a PhD level Cell or Molecular Biologist. Hope someone in this field will make use of this Opportunity available in New York area. Seems to be lucrative offer with good salary.

Here is the e-mail I recieved:
Your professional profile, which candidateseeker.com has on file, indicates you may have experience or know someone with experience relevant to the following position. I was hoping you might be interested or be willing to forward this email to an associate who could benefit from this opportunity.
I am looking for a PhD Cell or Molecular Biologist to join research group that is developing mammalian cell lines for the expression of recombinant antibodies. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of post doctoral experience along with a strong publication record. The qualified scientist should also be proficient in general molecular biology, cell culture, DNA cloning and flow cytometry. Practical knowledge of various …

S.T.E.M. Talent 2008: A Symposium and Career Fair for Postdocs in the Capital Region

About S.T.E.M. Talent 2008: A Symposium and Career Fair for Postdocs in the Capital RegionS.T.E.M. Talent 2008: A Symposium and Career Fair for Postdocs in the Capital RegionOctober 16, 2008 
08:00 am – 04:00 pm 
Natcher Center at NIH, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892A conference and career fair for current postdoctoral fellows working in Washington, D.C.-area federal labs and universities, and for companies recruiting high-level STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) professionals.This event exposes area postdoctoral fellows in the STEM fields to the many career options (e.g., government, private sector, entrepreneurship) that are available to them.The career fair portion connects local job-seeking postdocs with companies that are looking for that level of talent.Cost: Free for postdocs; fee for recruiting companies. Registration is required.Event hosted by Rockville Economic Development, Inc.Event logistics provided by Tech Council of MarylandSponsorships and Exhib…

PostDoc CEOs?? What?

Susan writes about an upcoming career fair and a PostDoc recruitment initiative in the Washington DC area. It is interesting to note that the organizers would like to train the PostDocs and scientists to be CEOs?. 
Postdoc Project Aims to Turn Scientists into CEOsThe Washington region is chock full of brainy researchers who come into town for a handful of years to put their knowledge to use during a fellowship at a federal lab, developing innovative intellectual property or possible cures for wicked diseases. But then they leave, taking their brainy ideas and their economy-boosting talent with them.
Read Washington Post for the complete news...!

POSTDOC UNION: University of Western Ontario Postdocs Unionize

The Uconn Postdoc Unionization is reaching far beyond the US soil, last month the biggest PostDoc campus, University of California system faced the challenges of postdocs unionizing, the local labor board recognized postdocs can unionize, what a great success to PostDocs at the UC campuses. Here is another news from far away land, Canada, the western Ontario University postdocs unionized this week.
News: Post-doc fellows at UWO unionize
Sat, October 4, 2008
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PostDoc Union in Canada? News!

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National union to represent Western postdoctoral associates
By Communications Staff
Friday, October 3, 2008 One of Canada's largest unions, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), will soon be certified by the Ontario Labour Relations Board to represent the group of postdoctoral fellows employed as postdoctoral associates at The University of Western Ontario .