Career options seminar

Managing transitions. Society's need for interdisciplinary competence. CV. The value of your PhD outside academia. Academic and nonacademic career paths. Networking.

 

 
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Aim of the seminar

This seminar aims at shedding light on your career options within and outside of academic research and provide you with tools for successful transitions between jobs. 

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For PhD candidates, postdoctoral fellows and researchers.

Register here

Registration deadline is 10 November at 23:59. 


 

 

Programme

Welcome

Solveig Kristensen
Background: PhD in pharmaceutics
Current position: Vice Dean for Research
 

Managing transitions

Elaine Bloom
Background: Masters Degree in Careers Guidance
Current position: CEO Elaine Bloom, Leading Minds

 

Q&A

 


NETWORKING & COFFEE


 

What is the society’s need for interdisciplinary competence …

… within health technology?

Kathrine Myhre
CEO, Norway Health Tech

 

… within the business sector?

Are Turmo
Director, Education and skills, Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)

 

CV: academic vs. nonacademic

Vivienne Lumayag
Career adviser at the Career Services, UiO

 

Q&A

 


NETWORKING & LUNCH (vegetarian)


 

Academic careers

Cecilie Morland
Background: PhD in neuroscience
Current position: Associate professor at the Dept. of Pharmacy

Marianne Fyhn
Background: PhD in neuroscience
Current position: Professor at the Dept. of Biosciences

 

Q&A

 


NETWORKING & COFFEE


 

How to decode your PhD for the commercial industry

Stephan Juhl Nielsen
Partner at Kingbird Executive Search

 

Alumni

Sissel Beate Rønning
Background: PhD in Biotechnology
Current position: Researcher at Nofima AS

Jo Døhl
Background: PhD in Chemistry -> SINTEF/Nycomed/Amersham/GE/NorSun/Head of Chemistry Dept.
Current position: Faculty director

Gry Merete Tveten
Background: PhD in Physics, postdoc and researcher at Dept. of Physics
Current position: Consultant at Expert analytics

Astrid Fossum Gulbransen
Background: PhD in astronomy, researcher at FFI, postdoc at SINTEF
Current position: Head of model risk management at DNB

Erika Kristina Lindstrøm
Background: PhD in Mathematics
Current position: Researcher at Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)
 

Q&A
 


MINGLING & SNACKS


 

Contact

Stian Engen
Background: PhD in immunology
Current position: Senior adviser at the MN Faculty

M: stian.engen@mn.uio.no
L: linkedin.com/in/stianengen

 

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Published Sep. 18, 2019 9:44 AM - Last modified Nov. 13, 2019 8:13 PM