BenchSci is looking to hire Scientific Analysts and Data Engineers

BenchSci decodes the world’s biological data to reduce the time, uncertainty, and cost of biomedical research. BenchSci focuses on a huge problem in drug discovery! Each year, biomedical researchers waste over a billion combined hours. The problem is with products they purchase to influence and measure proteins. There are millions of them, from hundreds of [...]

By |2019-01-11T12:30:19+00:00January 11th, 2019|Interviews, Job Applications, Job Posting, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Takeaways from the LSCDS Career Seminar in Research and Development

Written by Bassem Toeama “What careers exist in the industrial research and development (R&D)?” “How different is working in an academic setting from a non-academic one?” “Are corporations cutting down on R&D investments in Canada?” “Where are the opportunities in this environment?” Today, it is probably fair to say that many graduate students consider transitioning [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:39:36+00:00December 21st, 2018|Bassem Toeama, Interviews, Personal Stories, Potential Careers|0 Comments

University Consulting Group: Application for Winter Term Engagements Open

The University Consulting Group (UCG) is officially recruiting for the Winter Term Engagement. The student-run consulting group serves as a platform for students with different backgrounds to gain experience in solving real life challenges, while providing non-profit organizations access to quality professional advisory services. Selected students will serve as consultants for a 10-week project during [...]

Year-End Review: The Industry Team Case Study

Written by: Bassem Toeama 2017-2018 Year-End Review: The Industry Team Case Study Today, we celebrate the Life Sciences Career Development Society’s (LSCDS) 17th birthday. In recognition of the pioneering work that LSCDS has done in bridging the gap between academia and the life sciences industry, we bring to you a highlight of our work, the [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:40:24+00:00December 14th, 2018|Bassem Toeama, Career Development, Personal Stories, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Planning Career Development Outside of Academia

We would like to share with you an excellent paper written by the Science Career Impact Project in collaboration with the Life Sciences Career Development Society that discusses non-academic careers for life sciences PhDs. This paper examines HOW life sciences PhDs gain the necessary skills to prepare themselves for the job market and improve their employability. The [...]

By |2018-12-06T09:16:16+00:00December 6th, 2018|Career Development, Potential Careers|0 Comments

BlueRock Therapeutics is hiring!

"Leading Talent and Best-In-Class Capabilities. BlueRock’s culture is defined by scientific innovation, the highest ethical standards and an urgency to bring regenerative medicines to all who would benefit. The company is fast-growing and expanding staff at all locations." Visit their website to learn about rewarding career opportunities in Toronto. Toronto: Document Control Associate (Toronto) IT [...]

By |2018-11-20T12:01:44+00:00November 20th, 2018|Job Applications, Job Posting, Potential Careers|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, for our weekly LSCDS feature of #ScienceNews and #Innovation, we share some tips and perspectives from Y Combinator (the seed accelerator behind Dropbox) on working at a startup Got inspired? Then check out these four bioengineering project ideas that biophysicist Dan Fletcher believes can solve real-world problems within the next decade Last but certainly [...]

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week LSCDS is featuring #ScienceNews and #Innovation, researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology developed a breakthrough technique to help people with spinal-cord injuries walk again. Plus, get inspired by this geneticist’s journey from struggling PhD student to founder of a $100M startup company. Finally, check out the stories of scientists-turned-politicians, as the race to control Congress [...]

Health Innovation Hub – Pitch Perfect Competition!

Health Innovation Hub Presents:   Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pitch-perfect-fund-your-health-innovation-tickets-51053159374 DESCRIPTION This competition celebrates and supports student innovations on Health Matters. Six student led early stage start ups will pitch for three Student Innovation Fellowships of $5,000. Wednesday Nov 7th, 2018 from 3:30 – 7:00pm @ ONRamp (100 College St.) Doors open at 3:30pm Pitches will take place from [...]

By |2018-10-31T15:54:05+00:00October 31st, 2018|Networking, Potential Careers|0 Comments

Science to Business Network Presents: The AI Revolution

Science to Business Network Presents... The AI Revolution: Disrupting the Path From Drug Discovery to Patient Care Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare involves the use of algorithms and software to mimic human cognition in analyzing complex medical data. It has the potential to transform every step of the path from drug discovery to patient care [...]

By |2018-10-30T00:38:01+00:00October 30th, 2018|Networking, Potential Careers|0 Comments