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http://www.vt.edu/academics/academic-departments.html. College ... Virginia Tech is an AA/EEO employer; applications from .... about five years of postdoc experience. ...... is supported by such documents as photocopies of advanced .... seeking an innovative Vice President for Research and Economic Development (VPR) ...

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We’re Looking for World-Class Faculty. Come Invent the Future with Us.
............................................................................................................................................................ Virginia Tech plans to recruit 100COLLEGES faculty members duringltsentm.hep-dtmarcadamecidameci/st.edu/ac://www.vptth 2011-12. Searches will focus onCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members who will contributeCollege of Architecture and Urban Studies to four discovery areas from thePamplin College of Business university’s strategic plan:College of Engineering Energy, Materials, and EnvironmentalertsArdHananumlloCoegebiLfentronmEnvisandeoeesncieSc  Health, Food, and NutritionCcnecSeiegfoloelgllCoecruoseRlarutaNf  Innovative Technologies andCollege of Veterinary Medicine Complex Systems  Social and IndividualRESEARCH INSTITUTES Transformationhttpseaecr.h/:w/wwr.i/ude.tvetutitsnx.deins/pph Faculty members will be recruitedSeicLnfinItsneeceituterCrvitaliraF across the eight colleges to promotetstituferorCticialTechnoloppildecSe,iyctnisetrAnd,achTelonogyInstefotitu growth in these and other researchluC,erutEdnarivnmeonntgyandAIsntituteforSociIenty areas.Virginia Bioinformatics Institute Please visit www. r ost.Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute reviewfacultyseaprcohvesavstt.ehdeyutaoreVirginia Tech Transportation Institute launched across the fall semester. Virginia Tech is an AA/EEO employer; applications from members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. ............................................................................................................................................................. TOP EMPLOYERS
Faculty Position The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (http://ki.mit.edu/) invites applications for a junior or senior faculty appointment. The Koch Institute is an NCI-designated Cancer Center which features research across a wide range of areas in cancer biology and cancer-oriented engineering. This is an open search with regard to field of study and specific research focus, but clear cancer relevance of the proposed research program is essential. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: imaging, proteomics, single-cell analysis, systems biology, metastasis, stem cell biology, and novel approaches to detecting, monitoring and treating cancer. The candidate(s) will be expected to develop and lead an internationally competitive research program as well as participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful candidate(s) will have laboratory space in the recently opened Koch Institute building and a faculty appointment in an appropriate department at MIT. The deadline for the complete application with letters is November 1, 2011. Please apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/926 The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH DIRECTOR, ASIA. Estee Lauder Companies, a global innovator in prestige skincare, is seeking an MD or PhD with focus on dermatology or related fields to manage its growing basic science research program in Asia, headquartered in Shanghai, China. The position includes directing basic and clinical research, collaborating with academic institutions, supporting product development, representing the companys research to the Asian press, and communicating with and travel to the companys research centers in Europe and New York. The candidate should have 5+ years working in basic or clinical research, preferably with time in the personal care industry. The candidate should have strong people management and networking skills, and excellent communication in English and Chinese. Estee Lauder provides a generous and competitive compensation package. Please submit a cover letter summarizing goals and qualifications together with resume toMs. Jing Cheng,jcheng@cn.estee.com.
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Continuous innovation and outstanding research are e mos mpor an a r u es to respondents choosing this years best biotech and pharma companiesyet to top employers, their scientists ingenuity and enthusiasm are the real essentials for excellence By Carol Milano
byneecSicfor our science-driven culture, and to come out so high in our first year. Eight of this years top 20 companies are based in Europe. Global collaborations and concerns are increasingly important to leading biotech/pharma companies, which pay careful attention to their re-search facilities and services in devel-oping countries. Health care provid-7N9e aprelyr cent  wo rk in  the United S tate s, and  40 p ercen t are,  "We choose people whoers in less-developed areas may not female.  aren't afraid to take riskshave access to the newest medical procedures and pharmaceutical treat-exBpeescitd ea s lienandoinvagt icoon mapnad nrye steo arbceh , ssoucrivalelyy  rreessppoonndsiebnltes,  by trying something new ors.ment treat its employees with respect, and inspire their loyalty.bringing a nontraditional ideaDenmark-based Novo Nordisk (#9 Tcheisss fyuellayr,  tmhaek #e5s  ccrhitaenrigaes nheaesd ae dt otpo l ekadershhiep  otrhgaat nsizuac--forwardand who are notthis year, and also new to the top 20 tion moving in the right directionrepelaecpe td 2010s has i fied with the status quo."praeodmd innsysti chuat  caailscr ahiptencia m  sai  g ceenposlist)erna-sat st aD rcilveinarg  vCishiaorna cotfe rwishtiecrse  cthhaer to orgn apn.i z1a2ti0o.)n is headed. (See Lisa Kelly-Croswell, seniornal needtioset erta .iDbatefntou-cacs ntmecrep 57 tuoba roovo of Nent  The 2011 results brought a new, first-time #1 employer:vice president, Vertex provide TheyNordisks business. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (#3 in 2010). In fact, training about best practices in dia-three of the highest-ranking companies are new to the top st betes care for thousands of physicians in China. Diabetes doesnt (see Top 20 Employers chart on p. 116for complete company listing). get the attention it deserves there because of limited resources, These shifts arent surprising, because Its been an interesting time observesSteve Chinn,vice president for human resources. Were in the industry, observes Alan Smith,Genzyme Corporations chief striving to be a partner with the Chinese health care system, not scientific officer before its acquisition by Sanofi. For us, the past simply as just a maker of medicine, but by doing more to help year has been a period of upheaval, but weve regularly scored well educate and inform patients and physicians about the severity of in this survey, he notes (Genzyme is #13 this year, #8 in 2010). Now the disease.chief science advisor for Sanofi Global Research and Development, he says, As part of Sanofi, well take the approach weve used atSELECTING THE SCIENTISTS Genzyme and apply it more generally. Being an innovative leader continues to be the most powerful Other top employers are entering new phases, too. Vertex re- driver for selecting a company as a top employer. When asked to cently introduced their  rst drug, Incivek, to the market, and began describe what makes the best company, the best, survey respon-building their  rst commercial team. This [survey] recognition is dents speci cally mentioned supports a culture of innovation, tied directly to the passion and creativity that our 1,800 employees employee-driven curiosit  and innovative ideas of everyone are y, bring to Vertex each day, as we seek to change the lives of peo- considered. ple with devastating diseases, says Peter Mueller,  How do top employers create an innovative and inspiring corporateVertexs chief science officer and executive vice president for global research atmosphere? Among many highly qualified applicants, they search and development. for the exceptional scientists most likely to bring fresh, original ideas Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (#2, and new to the top 20 list) to the company. » has a treatment for a major eye disease under FDA review. Later this At Novo Nordisk, Chinn specifies one priority:continuedyear, theyll seek FDA approval for a new cancer drug and request an additional application for Arcalyst, their first product on the market.UPCOMING FEATURES Since Arcalyst was created for a rare genetic condition, Regeneron is now essentially developing a brand-new sales and marketing func- Focus on EuropeOctober 21 tion. ExplainsRoss Grossman, Emerging FieldsNovember 4 Neuroscience:human resources vice president, Weve focused a great deal of energy on retaining a true biotech culture[stressing] innovation and great scienceas weve grown Focus on ChinaDecember 9 and matured as a company. Its especially gratifying to be recognized
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FOCUS ON CAREERSProduced by theScineec/AAAS Custom Publishing Office TOP EMPLOYERS SURVEY  o SURVEY TTwpentyODTHOGOLYEM  Employers survey was R2a0n11k2R0an10kEmployer (Global Headquarters) 24 to arch pril 11, 2011 by Brighton Con-13Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Cambridge, MA)  sulting Group and Cell Associ-2Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Tarrytown, NY)  ates. For this years survey, a    mixed methodology was again 31Genentech (South San Francisco, CA)  used. 419Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont busi IA) (Johnston,   The first part of this meth-ness     odology included e-mailed 54The Takeda Oncology Company (Cambridge, MA)Millennium:   invitations to roughly 46,000      individuals who were located 610Amgen (Thousand Oaks, CA)  worldwide. These individuals ma wereScience visitors website 76Boehringer Ingelheim (Ingelheim, Ger ny)   who have registered with AAAS 87Syngenta (Basel, Switzerland)  and past survey respondents. 9Novo Nordisk (Bagsvaerd, Denmark)  This year Facebook, Twitter, and   online banner ads were also 1015Biogen Idec (Weston, MA)   used to promote participation in 1113Abbott (Abbott Park, IL)  this survey. Forty-two percent     of all surveys submitted were      129Merck KGaA/Merck Serono/EMD Serono (Darmstadt, Germany)  from this first effort. The second part of the meth-138Genzyme Corp. (Cambridge, MA)  odology included an e-mail blast 1411Novartis (Basel, Switzerland)  to a list of about 500 human   resource contacts at industry 155Roche (Basel, Switzerland)   firms that were pulled from 162Monsanto Company (Creve Coeur, MO)  theScienceCareers sales data-  base. The remaining 58 percent 1714Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN)   of the surveys were from this 1817Gilead Sciences (Foster City, CA)  second effort.     1920AstraZeneca PLC (London, UK)  This report is based on a    total sample of 3,784 survey 20Bayer (Leverkusen, Germany)  edno.stnresp     The 20 companies with the best reputations as employers and the top three driving characteristics for each company, according to respondents in the 2011 survey undertaken for theScience/AAAS Custom PublishingOffice. The companies without a 2010 rank did not rank among the top 20 in the 2010 survey. Passion about diabetes and hemophilia, the two diseases for trying something new or bringing a nontraditional idea forwardand which the company creates medications. We want people who are who are not satisfied with the status quo. very knowledgeable and educated about these disease states, and Their research and development group hires for what we who are known within their  eld for the research theyve done or for want to be, not what we are today, says Vertexs Mueller, who being thought leaders. looks for people with the scientific and technologic expertise Bayers U.S. division seeks scientists with the ingenuity, to take Vertex to the next frontier, and the courage to constantly curiosity, and enthusiasm for working at an organization striving for move the frontier forward. In science, experiments often have innovations that make a difference in the world, summarizes Bryanunexpected outcomes. Some scientists have the willingness Iams, and of external communications. In a global company director joy to deal with this uncertainty. Thats the phenotype operating in every country, can they be respectful and understand were looking for. that in different cultures, different beliefs drive people? he asks. Mueller wants his scientists maximally integrated across all func-With 108,000 employees worldwide, the Germany-based company tionsresearch, development, commercial, legal, human resources, (#20; reappearing on the list since being #19 in 2006) looks for accountingso they can communicate and collaborate. Thats fun-versatility and the kind of entrepreneurial thinking encouraged at damental to our ultimate goal: Discovering and developing transfor-Bayers innovation centers in China, Europe, and California. These mational medicines. then hook into and get translated into our larger global organization, Genzyme prefers highly trained scientists, several years be-explains Iams. yond their Ph.D.s. Our best hires, in a creative sense, have Its sometimes easy to hire someone just because they are an about five years of postdoc experience. Theyre really where the exceptional scientist, but we spend ample time to  nd a person excitement is in researchand theyre exciting to be around, with the technical skills who also  ts with our core values, says says Smith.  Lisa,llewsorC-ylleKVertex's senior vice president of human In 2008, needing several hundred additional employees for a new resources. We choose people who arent afraid to take risksby collaboration with Sanofi-Aventis, Regeneron workedcontinued» 116ics.ecneerac.sreorgwww