Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences



Dec 18, 2017
10:00 AM
Thesis Seminar: How to Build a Dendritic Tree: Insights from Somatosensory Neurons in C elegans
Nelson Ramirez
Price Center/Block Pavilion LeFrak Auditorium


Jan 05, 2018
11:45 PM
Form 2 due: January 5, 2018
Belfer Educational Center for Health Sciences 202

Thesis Defense Seminars

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
12:00 PM

Thesis Defense Seminar
Steven Kennedy


PhD Careers

Research Professor (Tenure Track)

Understanding different types of faculty positions and the tenure process 

Job search timeline for faculty positions 

Career Path Videos: 

From the PhD to Professor  


Researcher (Non Track)

Understanding different types of faculty positions and the tenure process 


Teaching and Research Professor (Tenure Track)

Understanding different types of faculty positions and the tenure process 

Job search timeline for faculty positions 

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Einstein PhD Alumni (Dr. Amy Kenter)


Scientist - Manufacturing, Quality Control, Development, Clinical, Regulatory Affairs

Careers in Regulatory Affairs: A Sure Bet! 

Scientists in Regulatory Affairs 

Careers in regulatory affairs: from practitioner to professional 

REGULATORY AFFAIRS: Drug industry relies on those who navigate the ground between development and approval 

Working at the FDA 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Careers  

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Careers in Regulatory Affairs 


Project & Program Management

Project Management Institute 

Typical Job advertisement asks for: 

"… Experience:The successful candidate will have an advanced degree (PhD or science plus MBA) with a minimum of 7 to 10 years of relevant progressive project / program experience in the drug development / pharmaceutical industry, or a Bachelor's or Master's degree with equivalent experience." 

Knowledge and Skills:

 Experience, knowledge and a track record in program management in the drug development / pharmaceutical industry in matrix environment. "Applies technical expertise and often contributes to the development of concepts, techniques and standards." 

Core competencies: Requires excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with all levels both within and outside the company in order to establish credibility with professionals on the project teams. Understands and listens to team members and fosters a productive team environment. Encourages constructive interactions among team members in order to address difficult situations. Resolves and negotiates conflicts or problems with tact, diplomacy and composure. Handles multiple projects and priorities with exceptional organizational and time management skills (both project and self)
' Proficient in advanced techniques with relevant software: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc. in addition to experience working within shared work environments …." 


Sales Specialist

Dr. Mitchel Gore (IDT DNA)  gave a wonderful seminar about this topic at Einstein.

Download his presentation HERE.


Business Administrator

Postdoctoral Professional Masters in Bioscience Management at the Keck Graduate Institute



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 Becoming a Career Counselor 



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Journal Editor 

Science Publishing 



Science Writer

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Science Writer 

Careers in Science Writing 


Science Educator

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School Teacher 


Science Librarian

Turning PhDs into Librarians 



Science Policy Expert

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Careers in Science Policy 



Einstein Consulting Club

 Getting started with Consulting 



Getting started with Entrepreneurship

Science Museum Expert

Careers for PhDs in Museums 


Patent Lawyer

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Patent Lawyer 


Tech Transfer Expert

Internship at Einstein 

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Careers in Tech Transfer 

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