Biotech Employment Information
Biotech Industry Overview
Biotech jobs blend engineering and technology with biology, genetics and biochemistry to come up with solutions to challenges in human and animal health, and to develop new crops, fuels, medicines and other products.
Jobs in biotech involve research where the characteristics of living things are modified for scientific purposes. Potential products are identified, tested, moved through regulatory approval, marketed and manufactured. A specialist combining a career in biotech with a second career focus such as compliance, sales or IT handles each of those steps.
Biotechnology jobs can touch many areas:
Biological technicians work on research lab tasks like setting up equipment, running tests and reporting results. In the lab, biochemists, bioengineers and biophysicists work on research and development projects.
Other biotech careers focus on products:
- In a regulatory compliance job, you work to gain government approval of new products.
- Biotech marketing jobs involve sales.
- Bioinformatics jobs apply information technology to scientific discovery.
- Medical scientist jobs focus on ways fight diseases.
- Natural sciences manager jobs combine business and science.
Biotech Job Market
More firms are entering the biotechnology industry, creating new jobs for people interested in developing medicines, improving crops and finding alternative energy sources. But more students are opting to work in biotech as well, creating competition for jobs in biotechnology.
The federal government funds much of US biotech, so biotech employment is heavily influenced by federal budget decisions.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that between 2010 and 2020:
- Jobs for biological technicians will grow 14 percent.
- Jobs for biochemists and biophysicists will grow 31 percent; however, that growth translates to only 7,700 jobs over the decade because the occupation is small.
- Jobs for microbiologists will grow 13 percent.
- Jobs for medical scientists will grow 36 percent, mostly in private industry.
- Jobs for natural sciences managers will grow by just 8 percent due to outsourcing.
Biotechnology salaries depend in large part upon how much education is required. According to the BLS, the 2011 median salaries for some common biotech jobs were:
- Biological technician: $39,480
- Microbiologist: $65,230
- Medical scientist: $76,130
- Biochemist and biophysicist: $79,230
- Natural sciences manager: $114,770, which is among the highest biotech salary.
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Takasago International Corporation, USA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of flavors, fragrances and aroma chemicals is currently seeking an experienced Scientist to join our analytical team in Rockliegh, NJ. The ideal candidate is expected to have experience in performing botanical isolations utilizing techniques in the area of distillation and extraction. Knowledge and experience in enca...
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QC Submission Manager – 6 month contract Calculating and reporting of monthly key quality metrics in graphical form (i.e. audit results and corrective and preventive actions status and associated reports. Involved in the reconciliation of IND submissions and IND amendments according to an established process. Follow-up on outstanding corrective and preventive actions, manage to closure. Coordinati...
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The Protein and Cellular Technologies Group develops cell and expressed protein reagents for plate based pharmacology and structure based drug design programs in support of the disease area research units in Client Worldwide R&D. Job responsibilities for this position include the culturing/expansion of patient derived human primary bronchial epithelial cells and recombinant cell lines expressing t...
Senior Clinical Research Associate - Home-based, anywhere in the US Are you passionate about improving the quality of human life? If so, we invite you to learn more about our home-based CRAs opportunities for Phases I-IV in the U.S. and Canada. ICON Clinical Research has a strong reputation in our approaches to clinical development. We apply scientific and operational excellence across all phases...
Candidate MUST be able to complete a 1 year assignment. Extension past this time is not likely. No OT, No Travel required. All work to be performed onsite. Local candidates need only apply (local as defined by the manager as within 50 miles of Bridgewater site). DESCRIPTION: Execution of local activities relevant to the management of safety data. RESPONSIBILITIES: Monitor and manage dedicated DSU...
Leading company seeks an outside sales rep. to call on accts in the assigned territory. Candidates will be responsible for cold calling, prospecting new business and account maintenance. Candidates need only apply if you meet the following criteria 4-year degree 2+ years of outside Medical sales 1-3 Years of prior b2b experience with a market leader (ADP, Newell, Cintas) Documentation of sales suc...
Monitors and/or performs inspection and control of products and materials. Performs product and/or component inspections in accordance with specifications and SOP.s. Samples, inspects, and releases components and raw materials as per SOP.s and specifications. Monitors various stages of processing along with the appropriate paperwork in compliance with specifications. Maintains raw materials, in-pr...
Description This is a full-time (40-hour/week) position in our Clinical Lab department. Evening shift (3-11) includes rotating weekends. NEW GRADS and EXPERIENCED Med Technologists are welcome to apply! *STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE* *$ 3,000 HIRING BONUS IF APPLICATION RECEIVED ON OR AFTER March 6th, 2013* Under the supervision of Area Director, performs analyses, which require...
How are you going to make your mark in this world? At TrialNetworks, we're doing it by inventing and developing innovative software products for clinical trials, providing the 'grease' that brings new medicines to market. These new medicines affect lives in a big way: new heart medicines for a father, better cancer drugs for a sister, improving therapies for people who want a better quality of lif...
STI-IP-11 Engineering Manager - PM, Mechanical Aptitude, Design - Des Moines, IA Location: Des Moines, IA Domain: Pharmaceutical (Apply only if you meet all the job qualifications) Immediate Opening for Engineering Manager - PM, Mechanical Aptitude, Design - Des Moines, IA having good knowledge on PM, Mechanical Aptitude, Design Must Have Skills required: PM, Mechanical Aptitude, Design Requiremen...
Description This is a full-time position in our Radiation Oncology department. Great team! Under the supervision of Area Director, performs duties related to equipment safety and accurately oversees radiation process. Qualifications Education : At minimum, M.A./M.S. or Equivalent Licensure/Certification Required: Current American Board of Radiology Certified-Therapeutic Medical Physics. Experience...
QC Analyst (Long term contract) Need 4-6 people Conduct biological, chemical and physical analyses on raw materials, initial, in-process, intermediate bulk drug substances and final drug products in the Analytical Quality Control (AQC) laboratory at the manufacturing facility. The testing shall be performed under strict cGLP practices. • Serve as Mentor to Quality Control Analysts. Provide trainin...
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Job Title: Researcher and consultant on liquefying fluorescent brighteners Company Profile With a history over 30 years, Samwon Industry is a specialist in fluorescent brighteners. With continuous emphasis on research and development, Samwon Industry has procured core technologies that allow it to differentiate its products. Moreover, it has mad great strides in localizing its products to become a...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Sr Director Clinical Research Morristown, NJ; Florham Park, NJ Unspecified Posted 3/12/2014 Nyna Goldberg is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Nyna Apply Job Details Senior Director of Clinical Research will execute clinical studies to establish the safety, efficacy and commercial viability of new...
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The EMMES Corporation, organized in 1977, is a privately owned Contract Research Organization (CRO) located in Rockville, Maryland. EMMES is dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems development, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in clinical and biomedical research. EMMES is seeking a...
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