Overview of Career Resource and Development Services
Career Resource and Development Committee
Career Resource and Development (CRAD) Services at the SOT Annual Meeting
Employer Ads in SOT Communiqué
Toxicology Career Surveys
Career Resource and Development (CRAD) Services
at the 2014 Annual Meeting
The Society is committed to providing SOT members with a unique and effective way to locate an employment position that matches your skills and training. To help you reach this objective, the Society provides the SOT Online Job Bank and on-site Job Bank Center. These and other services are offered free of charge to all SOT members.
The SOT Online Job Bank makes it easy for candidates and employers alike to access this service. Registrations are continuously processed and valid for six months. Once registered, candidates may search the listing of available jobs and employers may browse candidate profiles. During the registration period, users can update their listings or search the database as often as they wish. Communication with a desired employer or candidate can be made via email messages created within the system.
This CRAD service is an important component of the Annual Meeting, providing coordinated information on career opportunities and qualified candidates. The on-site Job Bank Center in the Convention Center offers availability to all online Job Bank services. Employers and candidates will have access to computers onsite. Job seekers and employers are encouraged to preregister before visiting the on-site Job Bank Center.
All users with current registrations at the time of the Annual Meeting will be permitted to use the service. Although preregistration is encouraged, registrations will be accepted at the Annual Meeting.
For additional information contact Kevin Merritt at 703.438.3115 ext. 1601.
All recruiting activities at the Annual Meeting will be carried out via the Career Resource and Development Services. No employer will be allowed to advertise positions elsewhere at the Annual Meeting.
SOT’s Career Development Program Track will be annonced in July.
View the Career Sessions that were offered at the 2013 Annual Meeting.
Access Past Education-Career Development Sessions
Employer Ads in the SOT Communiqué
The Societys newsletter, Communiqué (four issues per year), will continue to include position advertisements for companies wishing to reach the entire SOT membership. Rates are based on the number of words in the advertisement: $400 for the first 100 words and $1 for each additional word. If your company is interested in more information, please contact Marcia Lawson at SOT Headquarters, 703.438.3115 or by email at Marcia Lawson.
The Society’s Job Bank online makes it easy for candidates and employers alike to access this year-round, service anytime, anyplace via the SOT website. This forum links job candidates with employment positions in toxicology and related biological sciences. The Job Bank allows you to:
- Post employment positions,
- Register as an employer or candidate,
- Search the Job Bank database, and
- Contact candidates or employers.
Candidates can gain access to a variety of positions suited to their experience, areas of expertise, and desired geographical location. By posting resumes in this readily accessible Job Bank, employers can review resumes and determine an appropriate match for the positions available.
Employers from corporate, academic, governmental, and nonprofit organizations can attract potential candidates in a targeted and cost-effective manner through this SOT service. By having access to detailed candidate resumes, employers can determine the right match for a specific position and expedite the recruitment process. SOT Affiliates use this system at a reduced rate in appreciation of their commitment to helping further the objectives of the Society.
The online service provides a year-round mechanism for linking
job candidates with employment positions in toxicology and related
biological sciences. The system stores information submitted by
its users and permits searches in categories such as: years of experience, types of experience, areas of expertise, type of position, type of employer, salary, and geographical location. The system has two options for users wishing to remain anonymous: The first option allows users to keep their identity hidden by selecting the confidential preference on the profile form. The second option allows users to simply register and pay for the service, skip the profile form and proceed directly to the search and browse menu options. Employers will not be able to search for candidates in this category. Contact with another user of the Service is made via an email message created from within the system. You may also contact these companies or candidates directly by telephone or fax.
Registrations will be valid for six months and all users may access the system as often as they wish. If your registration is valid during the Annual Meeting dates, March 23–27, 2014, you will be able to take advantage of the traditional Career Resource and Development Services offered at the Annual Meeting.
SOT recognizes the importance of mentoring in the scientific and professional development of its members. Thus, SOT’s Career Resource and Development (CRAD) Committee has launched an online mentoring program, Mentor Match as a new benefit of membership in the Society. The objective of this program is to provide a service that matches mentees with potential mentors from the SOT membership to provide advice on career path selection and success and life/work balance issues.