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BrisJAMS Careers Outside Academia

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  • Dimbin-Mil Room, The Precinct (Fortitude Valley)
    Level 2/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

Ever thought about how scientists can contribute to the world besides through academic research? Or thinking of moving into a non-academic role after your PhD or postdoc, but unsure what positions might be right for you or how to navigate the transition?

Careers Outside Academia returns from 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Thursday 17 August in the Dimbin-Mil room at The Precinct, Level 2/315 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley. The event will feature talks and a discussion panel from industry and government speakers, with complementary food & drinks:

  • Rob Hoelzle: Former Bioinformatician, now Senior Quantitative Analyst @ Clean Energy Transfer Fund. Uses data science skills to analyse the Australian renewable energy market to guide renewables investment decisions.
  • Michelle Hunter: Former Nanotechnology Scientist, now Senior Strategy Consultant @ Monitor Deloitte. Uses creative problem solving to help organisations transform and grow. 
  • James Fraser: Former Neuroscientist turned Core Facility Staff, now Field Application Scientist @ 10x Genomics. Trains and troubleshoots spatial transcriptomics for 10x Genomics customers in Asia-Pacific region.

Talks will be followed by social drinks from 7:00 pm at Netherworld,186 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley.

Please register for the events.

BrisJAMS welcomes all microbiology enthusiasts from any stage of their career, and any sector to our events.