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DKFZ/HUB Career Day: Bioinformatics

Heidelberg Unseminars in Bioinformatics (HUB) and DKFZ Postdoc Network together with the DKFZ Career Service have the pleasure to announce the next Career Day focused on Bioinformatics. You will have the opportunity to meet experts from pharma companies, research public institutes and consulting companies and hear about their career paths, how they reach their positions, important requirements for their roles, their daily tasks, and job perspectives. The event is sponsored by by booking.com.

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09:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:30 Recruiting Company Presentations
booking.com, Amsterdam: Leslie Kivit
blue yonder, Karlsruhe: Dr. Philip Sauerland
accantec consulting AG, Heidelberg: Dr. Peter Bewerunge

Current job vacancy examples:

Software Developer, Data Scientist (m/w), Software Engineer Life Sciences Analytics (m/w), Systems Engineer (m/w), Trainee Software Developer, Trainee Analytics, ...

10:30 - 12:30 Recruitment workshop with Career Advisor and Recruiters : please, bring your CV and application letters and take part in mock recruitment and interview excercises. Registered participants with ticket only.

13:30 - 14:00 Registration
14:00 - 16:00 Session I: Bioinformatics in Academia and Core Facilities/Training
14:00 - 15:00 Short presentations 10’ each

15:00 - 16:00 Moderated coffee table discussions A-E

Speakers:
A. Dr. Christine Gläßer, Core Facility, ZMBH Heidelberg
B. Dr. Oliver Karch, Lecturer, Hochschule Mannheim & PI, Merck, Darmstadt
C. Prof. Dr. Thomas Lütteke, Junior Prof., Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen
D. Maik Röder, Freelance Bioinformatician, Barcelona/Heidelberg
E. Dr. Zita Soons, Assistant Prof., Dept. Knowledge Engineering, Maastricht

16:00 - 18:00 Session II: Bioinformatics in Pharma, Consulting, or what else?
16:00 - 17:00 Short presentations 10’ each

17:00 - 18:00 Moderated coffee table discussions F-L

Speakers:
F. Dr. Yann Abraham, Bioinformatics Analyst, Novartis, Basel
G. Dr. Peter Bewerunge, Branch Manager, accantec consulting AG, Heidelberg
H. Esteban Czwan, Application Specialist, Roche Diagnostics, Mannheim
I. Dr. Chad Davis, Software Developer, booking.com, Amsterdam
J. Francesca Diella, Biomedical curator, Molecular Health, Heidelberg
K. Dr. Verena Tischler, Sales & Business Devt. Manager, Sophia Genetics, Lausanne
L. Dr. Felix Wick, Data Scientist, blue yonder, Karlsruhe


18:30 - 21:00 HUB: Heidelberg Unseminar in Bioinformatics on Careers
18:30 - 18:45 Introduction to networking for career development
18:45 - 19:15 Ice Breaker - 1:1 networking
19:15 - 19:45 What do I want from my next job? Introduction to self-assessment
19:45 - 20:30 Peer mentoring; supporting each other in career development
20:30 - 20:50 Skype with Cape (Town) Unseminars in Bioinformatics organizers

21:00 onwards To the pub i.e. Cafe Botanik

The organizing team:
DKFZ Postdoc Network (PDN): Thomas Wolf, Rosario Piro, Timo Kehl.
Heidelberg Unseminars in Bioinformatics (HUB)
Career Service: Tatiana Golea, Marion Gürth and Barbara Janssens.

Please find more information on the speakers on LinkedIn. We also invite you to join the DKFZ Career Network and Heidelberg University Cell Networks there.

We thank our sponsor Booking.Com


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German Cancer Research Center

280 Im Neuenheimer Feld

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69120 Heidelberg

Germany

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