Northwestern University

Tue 12:30 PM

Postdoc Professional Development: Core Facility Career Paths

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When: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Gray Seminar Room, 1st Floor, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Jennifer Hobbs  

Group: Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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This presentation will provide a description of a new professional career path for people holding a PhD in the sciences. The position is director/manager of a core facility, a laboratory with highly specialized instrumentation and expertise for operating it safely, accurately and in a cost-effective manner. The position requires a blending of three skill sets: tech-savvy, people-friendly and business-wise. The presentation will describe examples at Northwestern and elsewhere of career opportunities in this up and coming discipline.  Postdoctoral fellows and graduate students are welcome to attend. 

Please join us for this presentation given by Phil Hockberger, PhD, Associate Professor and Director for Core Facilities,Office for Research, Northwestern University. 

Lunch will be provided with an RSVP

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