Join us for our annual Career Day on 7 November at Somerville College.
We are hosting a Career Day to showcase the range of scientific careers inside and outside of academia. There will be a chance to hear from professionals working across the industrial, policy, publishing and consultancy sectors, plus many more. In addition to a series of talks highlighting the different paths open to researchers, there will be hands-on workshops to develop important skills needed to get your next position.
|09:00-09:30||Registration and Coffee/Tea|
|09:40-11:00||Plenary Session One: Scientific careers in and beyond academia|
|Publishing||Dr Katie Ridd, Springer Nature|
|Industry||Dr Martina McAteer, Midatech Pharma|
|Teaching in academia||Dr Matt Simmonds, University of Lincoln|
|11:25-12:30||Workshop One (choose one of three sessions – see below)|
|13:25-14:30||Workshop Two (choose one of three sessions – see below)|
|14:30-15:50||Plenary Session Two: Scientific careers in and beyond academia|
|Research in Academia||Professor Damian Tyler, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics|
|Regulatory Affairs||Dr Clive Metcalfe, The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control|
|Industry||Dr Jan Jensen, Novo Nordisk Research Centre Oxford|
|Technology Transfer and Consultancy||Dr James Groves, Oxford University Innovation|
|15:50-16.00||Closing Remarks by Professor Leanne Hodson, Radcliffe Department of Medicine|
The following three workshops are available at workshop one and two. Please choose one per workshop session.
a) CVs and cover letters for industry
Lee Milligan, Senior Academic Relations Professional, R&D Recruitment, Novo Nordisk
b) CVs and cover letters for academia
Claire Chesworth, Careers Service, University of Oxford
c) Round table discussion
Careers outside of academia - Q&A with some of the speakers