Archives for posts with tag: vbiomed

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Principal Scientist, Cobra Biologics Ltd

FullSizeRender.jpgI work as a Principal R&D Scientist at Cobra Biologics, a contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) based in Keele, Staffordshire. I was hired as a senior Scientist in October 2016 after 6 years of postdoctoral research, so I still feel relatively new to the industry world with plenty of room to learn. Read the rest of this entry »

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Assistant Director of Academic Services, The Institute of Cancer Research, London

Approximate salary range for your type of role: £42k-£60k

amy moore.jpgI studied for my PhD at the University of Bristol in the Colorectal Tumour Biology Group and completed it in Spring 2009. After that, I took a postdoctoral research position working in paediatric cancer at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR).  I spent a year working on brain tumours before I made the move out of the lab and into researcher development. I spent six years building the researcher development programme as part of the Learning and Development Team, and in 2016 I moved into Academic Services, Read the rest of this entry »

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job Title and Company:  Regulatory Affairs & Product Registration Officer, Randox Laboratories Ltd.

Approximate salary range for your type of role: Negotiable, relative to experience. The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) has a useful salary calculator that you can use as a starting guide.

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Towards the latter half of my PhD candidature I had become fairly sure that a career in academia wasn’t something I wanted to pursue long-term. I enjoyed lab work and being a part of the scientific process but I didn’t harbour dreams of being a Professor and wasn’t so keen on the grant funding-cycle battles that seem part of the game. Read the rest of this entry »

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Research Information Analyst, Research Services, University of Sheffield

Approximate salary range for your type of role: £30 to £42k

IMAG5648.jpgGrowing up, I had decided that I wanted to become a medical doctor; however, work experience stints in the local A&E and nursing home showed me that I was actually more interested in the underlying science of medicine. This led me to read Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield, further cementing my love of science, and inspiring me to undertake a PhD to get right to the cutting edge of scientific research. Read the rest of this entry »

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Doctoral Training Partnership Manager, and Graduate School Manager

Approximate salary range for your type of role: £30-£42k

Emily is on LinkedIn and Twitter @DrEmilyG

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Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Operational Research Analyst – Home Office

Approximate salary range for your type of role: £30-£40k

Ross’ LinkedIn profile

IMG_20170915_091003.jpgAt 18, I took what now seems like the hopelessly quaint view that if you could, you should go to university and study something that interests you (admittedly, this was when tuition fees were a grand a year, and maintenance grants were still a thing). I ended up studying Biochemistry, and then, keen to experience my field from the front line of research, I stayed on at the same University and did a PhD. Read the rest of this entry »

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: I think my job title is ‘freelance training consultant’ or it could be ‘company director’. Either way, I am self-employed as someone who goes around running training workshops for clients, and my company is called Cambridge Training Associates.

Approximate salary range for your type of role: The salary for someone who does what I do and is self-employed is hard to predict but to give you a ballpark number, let’s say £35 – £55k.

I do have a company webpage and a Twitter account: And because I’m self-employed, I created and run them all myself – I hope you like them! Website for my company. Twitter – @camtrainingassoc And LinkedIn. Read the rest of this entry »

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Core Medical Trainee, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Approximate salary range for your type of role: Variable according to banding supplement during rotation.  All salary information can be found here.

I really enjoyed my undergraduate degree in genetics at the University of Sheffield and found that the aspects I enjoyed most were relating to human diseases.  After completing my degree I contemplated applying to medicine but at that stage I wasn’t convinced that this was the career for me.  I loved my undergraduate project so stayed on and undertook a PhD investigating the repair of DNA double strand breaks during meiosis. Read the rest of this entry »

Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Research & Development Manager at Kirkstall Ltd @KirkstallLtd

Approximate salary range for your type of role: £30-40K

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Each Friday we post a new v i s t a profile, a career beyond the academy story (use the tags at the bottom of the post to find the entire list). These posts accompany our curated events to support post-PhD career transitions, v i s t a mentoring, and also #sheffvista on Twitter.

Job title and company: Senior Research Scientist – Vertex Pharmaceuticals Europe (Ltd)

Approximate salary range for your type of role: competitive and variable, dependent on experience, check individual websites for details.

IMG_20170724_132822.jpegAfter my PhD in protein crystallography/structural biology I got a job as a post-doc at Diamond Light Source ltd, I was offered various positions at research universities but decided upon a move to the national synchrotron facility. Read the rest of this entry »