2nd Annual Rising Stars Symposium

2nd Annual Rising Stars Symposium
Wednesday, May 03, 2023 -
Friday, May 05, 2023
9am - 5pm
Sanford Burnham Prebys -- San Diego, CA

Rising Stars in the biomedical sciences will be invited to give an in-person, oral presentation and learn about postdoctoral and junior faculty opportunities at Sanford Burnham Prebys. Travel, lodging and meals sponsored by the Cancer Center and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Recruiting Committee at Sanford Burnham Prebys.

We invite you to apply for this valuable career, networking and professional development event. We will showcase the biomedical research of exceptional scientists, especially those seeking:

  • Postdoctoral Opportunities for late-stage doctoral students who are less than two years from completing their Ph.D. program
  • Junior Faculty Opportunities for late-stage postdoctoral scholars seeking faculty appointments
Selected scholars will be invited to:

Present research in an oral format

  • Network with students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty
·       Attend a reception to celebrate diversity and science

·       Participate in a professional development session

·       Tour laboratories and core facilities

·       Meet with faculty to learn about career opportunities at our Institute

Dates: May 3-5, 2023
Location: Sanford Burnham Prebys -- San Diego, CA
Application Deadline: March 13, 2023


Visit our website to apply: sbpdiscovery.org/risingstars

Through our online application portal, Rising Stars Symposium candidates will:

  • Complete the online application that includes a brief diversity statement
·       Submit a CV

·       Provide the contact information of the principal investigator, research advisor or mentor who can serve as a reference

Selected scholars will be notified, and will have a week to confirm participation. Visit sbpdiscovery.org/risingstars to apply.

This event is hosted by the NCI-designated Cancer Center’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Team and the DEI Recruiting Committee. We strive to create an inclusive workforce through hiring practices and recruitment and retention strategies that are equitable and result in increased representation.

Sanford Burnham Prebys is an independent, biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health.
A commitment to diversity and inclusion has been fundamental to our organization since its inception.
We celebrate differences and recognize that when unique perspectives come together, it adds a richness and creativity to our work that catalyzes innovation, and fuels discovery.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We welcome talented individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, values, beliefs and experiences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other.

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