Congratulations to MASS AWIS for 10 years of connecting women in STEM!

The Massachusetts Chapter of AWIS (MASS AWIS) celebrated its 10th Anniversary on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel.


Welcoming remarks by MASS AWIS Vice-President, Dr. Tooba Cheema

Welcoming remarks were given by Dr. Tooba Cheema, the Vice-President of MASS AWIS, followed by introductory remarks given by Dr. Beth Hovey, the President of MASS AWIS, that highlighted the accomplishments of MASS AWIS during the past 10 years. Dr. Karen Page, a Past-President of MASS AWIS and the representative of the Platinum Sponsor Pfizer, discussed how Pfizer has advanced women in science by supporting MASS AWIS’ Programming, particularly the Mentoring Program.

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The Seriousness of Science and Why Women Shouldn’t Smile – Career Conversation with Dr. Hazel Sive: Wednesday, Jan 14th

Start your New Year with this stimulating, thought-provoking Career Conversation!

"The Seriousness of Science and Why Women Shouldn't Smile"

HazelSiveHazel Sive Ph.D. is Professor of Biology at MIT and Member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. She received her B.Sc. Hons. from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and her Ph.D. from Rockefeller University, New York. Her research focuses on development of the face and brain, and on neurodevelopmental disorders. She teaches Introductory Biology to undergraduates and Developmental Biology to graduate students. She is Founding Director of the MIT-South Africa Program, and chairs several MIT committees that address education and career trajectories of students and postdocs.

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Transforming Your Resume – Make Yourself Stand Out from the Crowd: Wednesday, Jan 21st

Is your resume good enough to get you in the door? This event will be an interactive workshop to help attendees understand how to best format their resume to maximize their chances of getting an interview.

This resume workshop is led by Dr. Colin White, CSO of Parcell Labs and founder of White Consulting, LLC, a company catering to scientists who wish to move out of the academic environment. His team works with clients to advise them on topics relevant to making this transition, such as networking, resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, and contract negotiation.

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Momenta Pharmaceuticals Openings: Senior Scientist & Senior Research Associate/Associate Scientist

1) Scientist/Senior Scientist – Pharmacokinetics

Job Description:

We seek a highly motivated and qualified individual who will work in an integrated team of researchers to direct pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic studies for the biologics programs at Momenta.

Qualified candidates are expected to be independent, with excellent hands-on skills in pharmacokinetics, and have a strong desire to contribute to the success of multiple programs in a fast paced matrix environment.

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Job Opportunity: Research Associate

Research Associate Job Description

Laboratory of Robert Farese and Tobias Walther
at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA

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Multiple EBSCO Job Listings

Job Opening: Medical Editor at DynaMed – EBSCO 

The Medical Editor will be responsible for editing high-quality content applying the principles of evidence-based medicine. He/she will be a vital participant in achieving DynaMed’s mission of providing the most useful information to health care professionals at the point-of-care. The mission will be accomplished through critical analysis of published research and application of clinical knowledge. Work will be conducted as part of the DynaMed Editorial Team using XML software.
This is a full-time position based out of the Ipswich, MA office.

For more information please see:
If interested please contact Larissa Jarzylo at


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