Postdoc Conference and Career Fair

Participating Companies

2014 Postdoc Conference and Career Fair participating companies:

Hiring Companies
Children's National Health SystemsInformation
Children's National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington metropolitan area, and is the only freestanding children's hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nation's children for nearly 140 years, Children's National is a proven leader in developing and providing innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury..
Able to hire non-US citizens: Yes
Physical location of available position(s): Research Postdoctoral Fellow, Staff Scientist, I, II and III, Research Associate, Research Faculty, Clinical Research Coordinator, Financial Coodinator in Washington, DC

FDA Center for Veterinary MedicineInformation
The Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a specialized product and research center that works to fulfill the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) public health mission. We foster public and animal health by approving safe and effective products for animals and by enforcing applicable provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and other authorities. These include animals, from which human foods are derived, as well as food additives, drugs, and devices for pet(or companion) animals. Whether developing and disseminating information, approving animal drug products for marketing, monitoring marketed animal drug products, or conducting research, we are committed to the important goal of protecting animal and human health throughout the United States.
Able to hire non-US citizens: Yes
Physical location of available position(s): Veterinary Medical Officer, Microbiologist, Chemist, Animal Scientist, Biologist, Mathematical Statistician, Pharmacologist, Consumer Safety Officer in Rockville and Laurel, MD

I.M. Systems Group, Inc.Information
High Time - Resolution Radiances Variational Cloud Analysis Testing Enhanced Physics for High-Res Models Testing High-Res Models Support Scientist HWRF-1 Support Scientist HWRF-2 Support Scientist HWRF-3 Support Scientist Aircraft OSE Support Scientist Mesoscale Aircraft Observations Support Scientist Data Impact of Satellite/ Regional OSEs Research Scientist Air Quality Modeler Research Scientist Multi-Model Ensemble and NAEFS Support Scientist NMMB2 NOA1412 Research Engineer NOA1413 Research Engineer Environmental Natural Resources Economist Environmental Communications Specialist SharePoint Developer NCDC Project Manager NCDC Scientific Analyst, Scientific Software, Science & Engineer GIS Positions
Able to hire non-US citizens: Yes
Physical location of available position(s): College Park, MD Silver Spring, MD Asheville, NC Kansas City, MO

Silver Sponsor

MDA Information Systems, LLC.Information
MDA Information Systems LLC (MDA-IS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA LTD) operating as an independent U.S. company under a Proxy Board. MDA-IS provides efficient and advanced information solutions to government and commercial customers in three specialty areas. The Geospatial Solutions Division uses remote sensing, GIS, multi-source data, and large volume image and data processing technology to provide cutting edge intelligence and information products and analysis services. The ISR Systems Division leverages MDA's world-leading multi-mission ground system experience to provide fixed and transportable remote sensing satellite ground systems. The Weather Services Division has been providing unique weather information products and services for energy and agriculture applications for over forty years.
Able to hire non-US citizens: No
Physical location of available position(s): Software Engineers I, II, III - Gaithersburg, MD SharePoint Developer - Gaithersburg, MD Dir of Business Development - Md, VA, DC Logisitics Administrative Asst - Washington, DC Security Support Specialist - Washington, DC

Support Sponsor

MedImmune, LLC.Information
MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecule and biologic prescription medicines. MedImmune is pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas, including respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity; cardiovascular and metabolic disease; oncology; neuroscience; and infection and vaccines.

Gold Sponsor

Michelin North AmericaInformation
Michelin North America is a $7.25 billion dollar a year company operating 18 plants in 16 locations and employs 22,270 people. It manufactures and sells tires for airplanes, automobiles, farm equipment, heavy duty trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and the space shuttle. Michelin manufactures tires in six states: Alabama, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Bronze Sponsor

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)Information
TPO builds and sustains technology partnering activities between NIST laboratories and industries in the USA, local, state and federal agencies, and the general public.

Silver Sponsor

SameGrain, Inc.Information
SameGrain is a privacy-first social discovery platform founded by start-up veterans from Apple, AOL,, and Millennial Media. We help anyone locate, connect with, and grow new connections with other people that share similar backgrounds, interests, beliefs, health, life experiences, and much more - whether they are around the corner or around the globe.
Able to hire non-US citizens: No
Physical location of available position(s):Data Scientist Computational Linguistics Developer Natural Language Processing Developer Machine Learning Engineer- Baltimore, MD

Schafer CorporationInformation
Schafer Corporation is a leading provider of technology services and solutions for customers of national significance in aerospace, national security, and the private sector. Mission Simply stated, our mission is to help our customers meet and exceed their goals and objectives; take care of our employees; give back to society; and live by our core values.
Able to hire non-US citizens: No

Silver Sponsor

Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.Information
SUPPORTING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR PROGRAMS SINCE 1978, Social & Scientific Systems, Inc., an employee-owned company, delivers excellent services at outstanding value. Our mission is to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government and commercial clients. We are dedicated to using our technical expertise and extensive capabilities to provide client-focused service.
Able to hire non-US citizens: Yes
Physical location of available position(s): HEALTH RESEARCH AND DATA ANALYSIS: Project Coordinator - AHRQ (Rockville, MD) Senior SAS Programmer Analyst (Silver Spring, MD) Research Associate (SAS) (Silver Spring, MD) Senior Research Associate (SAS) (Silver Spring, MD) EPIDEMIOLOGY AND SURVEY RESEARCH: SAS Programmer (Durham, NC) Senior Statistician (Durham, NC) Biostatistician (Durham, NC) Research Analysts/Programmers (SAS/SQL) (Rockville, MD) CLINICAL RESEARCH AND BIOSCIENCE: Biostatisticians (Silver Spring, MD) Statistical Manager (Silver Spring, MD) Senior Manager - Clinical Monitoring (Silver Spring, MD or Durham, NC) Senior Manager - Project Management (Silver Spring, MD or Durham, NC) Senior Project Manager (Silver Spring, MD) Project Director, Regulatory Affairs (Silver Spring, MD) Study Coordinator (NIEHS) (Bethesda, MD) ADMIN & ITS HR Generalist (Durham, NC) Compensation & Benefits Manager (Silver Spring, MD) Budget Analyst (Silver Spring, MD) Senior Data Warehouse Developer/Lead (Silver Spring, MD)

Support Sponsor

Syracuse UniversityInformation
Officially chartered in 1870 as a private, coeducational institution offering programs in the physical sciences and modern languages, Syracuse University develops the full potential of the human mind by actively engaging with the community and offering equal education to men and women. SU offers a rich mix of academic programs, alumni activities, and immersion programs in numerous centers in the U.S. and around the globe, as well as enriching employment opportunities.
Able to hire non-US citizens: Yes
Physical location of available position(s): Part-time Faculty Positions Faculty Positions STEM Research Positions, Syracuse University (main campus) Syracuse, NY

Bronze Sponsor

Technical Resources International, Inc.Information
For more than three decades, TRI has provided high quality services to clinical trial sponsors in the public and private sector. TRI's success is based on the competence of our staff denoted by their qualifications and experience; and on the high level of client satisfaction as evidenced by the number of repeat business.
Able to hire non-US citizens: No
Physical location of available position(s): Medical Writing Associate Safety & Pharamacovigilance Specialist Human Subject Protection Specialist Regulatory Specialist Clinical Information Specialist Project Manager Web Developer, 6500 Rock Spring Drive Suite 650 Bethesda, MD 20817

The Henry M. Jackson FoundationInformation
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Able to hire non-US citizens: Yes
Physical location of available position(s): Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Fellow, Junior Scientist, Scientist- Nationwide

United States Pharmacopeial ConventionInformation
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP's drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.
Able to hire non-US citizens: Yes
Physical location of available position(s): Scientist I, II, III - Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry in Rockville,MD

Westat, Inc.Information
Westat, demonstrating technical and managerial excellence since 1963, is recognized as one of the foremost research and statistical survey organizations in the United States. We provide services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments.

Bronze Sponsor

Resource Organizations
Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI)Information
REDI provides businesses with the necessary tools to get started in Rockville and offers guidance and support to business ventures in the city.

Support Sponsor

American Society for Engineering EducationInformation
The American Society for Engineering Education is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. This mission is accomplished by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice; exercising worldwide leadership; fostering the technological education of society; and providing quality products and services to members. The Society seeks to encourage local, national, and international communication and collaboration; influence corporate and government policies and involvement; promote professional interaction and lifelong learning; utilize effectively the Society's human and other resources; recognize outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations; encourage youth to pursue studies and careers in engineering and engineering technology; and influence the recruitment and retention of young faculty and underrepresented groups.

BioHealth Innovation, Inc. Information
BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) is an innovation intermediary that translates market-relevant research into commercial success by connecting management, funding, and markets.

Gold Sponsor

BioMaryland CenterInformation
The BioMaryland Center is the office within Maryland's Department of Business and Economic Development responsible for supporting the life sciences industry in the State. The Center connects life sciences companies, academic and federal researchers with each other and with potential capital sources, partners, clients, and other resources.

Center staff provide information regarding funding and other resources, business plan feedback, access to market research, advocacy, and other industry support. The BioMaryland Center also offers a limited number of financial awards to companies and faculty commercializing technology, and promotes the State's life sciences industry domestically and abroad.

Support Sponsor

Center for New Technology EnterpriseInformation
The Center for New Technology Enterprise (the “Center”) is an independent nonprofit organization which provides a comprehensive Web-based, trans-disciplinary educational program for students to learn by acquiring, real-world experience.

Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer Mid-Atlantic RegionInformation
The FLC Mid-Atlantic Region links you to federal technology, technical expertise and R&D assets. By using the contacts you make with us, you can license technology, form R&D partnerships, access scientific knowledge, and learn how to access federal R&D physical assets. We provide gateway services, networking opportunities, conferences, publications, training and technology finder assistance across all federal agencies.

Bronze Sponsor

Keck Graduate Institue of Applied Life SciencesInformation
We are called Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences for a range of reasons, from our experiential curriculum, which prepares students for early and long-term career success, to the relevancy and real-world impact of our research. Our groundbreaking programs mix science, engineering and the essentials of business, finance, regulatory affairs and project management in a way that's uniquely and deeply integrated. The Postdoctoral Professional Master in Bioscience Management groundbreaking.

Support Sponsor

Leavy, Frank & Delaney, LLC.Information
Leavy, Frank & Delaney offers a wide range of services tailored to the needs of employers and individuals in dealing with their specific visa and immigration questions, in both the employment and family arenas. Our mission is to provide our clients with personal advice and attention, leading to effective professional solutions, which in turn allows them to fully address their US immigration issues and concerns.

Support Sponsor

Maryland Business Incubation AssociationInformation
The Maryland Business Incubation Association (MBIA) was founded in 2002 to advance business incubation in Maryland. Representing 22 incubators, MBIA supports nearly 550 companies across the state in both urban and rural areas. Since its inception, our incubators have generated 11,800 jobs, making it equivalent to one of the state’s largest employers.

Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)Information
TEDCO brings innovations from universities and federal laboratories into Maryland's economy by facilitating the transfer of technology to the private sector and by providing emerging technology companies and university researchers with vital seed funding and specialized technical assistance.

Bronze Sponsor

MinorityPostdoc.orgInformation is a web portal focusing on a diverse postdoctoral experience. The site feature resources & events about career advice, professional development, jobs, funding, fellowships, mentoring, and diversity issues. Our "Resources" page lists many funding opportunities for underrepresented minorities especially from the African-, Hispanic-, and Native- American communities. Our non-profit also publicizes the activities and writings of diversity-related scientists

Support Sponsor

Montgomery County Department of Economic DevelopmentInformation
Montgomery County is one of the best places in the world to live, work and play. Located adjacent to Washington, D.C., the county is home to 19 federal research labs. Montgomery County is the place for dynamic companies and that is why we are home to the headquarters of a number of companies, including several Fortune 500 firms. The Washington Capital Region boasts the largest concentration in the world of both public and private R&D facilities within a 50 kilometer radius.

Diamond Sponsor

National Academy of SciencesInformation
The Fellowships Office (FO) of the National Academies administers predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior fellowship awards on behalf of government and private/foundation sponsors; these fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal, industrial and international workforce.

Research In GermanyInformation
Research in Germany is a government funded initiative that provides information on career opportunities in Germany. Whether you want to intern in a lab, go to graduate school, do a postdoc, establish a research group, or spend a sabbatical, we have funding programs for all career stages.

Science Careers/AAASInformation
Science Careers, published by Science/AAAS, offers key resources to advance your career. Thousands of searchable jobs from industry, academia and government are available online. The free website also offers Job Alert e-mails, Career Advice, a Resume/CV Database and a Career Forum where scientists connect with advisers from industry and academia to get advice and guidance. Check out myIDP, an individual development plan to help guide your career. Visit today.

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)Information
The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is the nationwide network of federal laboratories that provides the forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace.

Bronze Sponsor

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Diamond Sponsors

Montgomery County Department of Economic Development

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

BioHealth InnovationMedImmune

Silver Sponsor

I.M. Systems Group, Inc.National Institute of Standards and TechnologySchafer Corporation

Bronze Sponsors

Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer Mid-Atlantic RegionMesoScale Diagnostics LLCMichelin North AmericaSyracuse UniversityTEDCOThe Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)United TherapeuticsWestat

Support Sponsors

 Rockville Economic Development, Inc.EditageLeavy, Frank & DelaneyMaryland Biotechnology Center
Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.

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