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Biology PGR/postdoc careers session Family, Science and compromises: what to expected in the job market

Health guidelines for this event

  • Face masks required
  • Physical distance maintained event
  • Event area sanitised before event

This biology postgraduate career session will feature discussions around the challenges of finding a job in sciences while balancing a family life.

The event will include a diverse panel of speakers, academics and non academics, who will talk about personal experiences and offer suggestions on how to find the optimal balance between a rewarding job and a stable family life.

The panel of speakers includes:

  • Dr Christopher Stockdale, Clinical Scientist at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Katie Gillies, Health Care Assessment Programme Director & Senior Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen
  • Julie McLellan, Career Adviser, University Careers Center
  • Professor Maria Dornelas, School of Biology
  • Dr Nicholas Jones, Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Biology

Each speaker will give a ten-minute presentation followed by five-minutes for questions. At the end of the session there will be a round table discussion. The event will run on a dual mode: most talks will be live but some will be online via MS Teams.

Please register for the event using this online form.