Get hired in industry! Science careers outside academia

· Oxford

SRUK Oxford invites you to a workshop on Career Development. We will hear about the doubts researchers face when considering the jump from academia to industry, how rewarding and challenging a career in industry is, how first-class research takes place in industry, how to work to Standard Operating Procedures, the issues regarding development of your product, the very important quality assurance and tips for CV preparation, how to approach an interview and team work. And much more!

Date: Saturday 11 th May 2019 10am-2pm
Venue: The Oxford Retreat. 1-2 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford, OX1 2EW

Attendance is free but registration is required.

PROGRAM
10.00 – Welcome – Introduction by a member of SRUK Oxford Working Group
10.15 – María Hernandez Fuentes, Head of Patient Tissue Analysis at UCB; Visiting Senior Lecturer at KCL; founder member of SRUK.
10.45 – Keynote Speaker – Sue Rees, EU QPPV, Executive Director, Global Safety Amgen
11:30-12.00 – Coffee break
12.00-13.30 – Round Table – A broad spectrum of opportunities awaits you – from Research & Development to Processes & Quality
Sara García Rates, Head of Drug Discovery at Neuro-Bio Limited
Rubén Gonzalez, The Native Antigen Company
Sergio Silva, Sale Engineer, Fives Group
Anna Caballé, Grant Writer, Oxford Nanoimaging
Carlos Pedreira, Data Scientist, Sensium
13.30-14.00 – Entrepreneurship and Practical Matters
Iraida Soria, Oxford University Innovation Department
Cristina Delgado, Science and Biotechnology Consultant
14.00 – Acknowledgements and Closing Remarks (5 mins) – Carmen Sánchez Cañizares, SRUK Oxford director.