These Openings Do Not Require Prior Industry Experience

As part of our effort to help scientists transition out of academia and into industry, I try to post positions we find that do not require industry experience. This month’s list is heavy on genome-related openings. But there also are opportunities ranging from chemistry to diagnostics to ophthalmology.

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Get ready, then see if any of these openings are a match for your skills and interests.  Click HERE to view.

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