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.
Laboratory Technician II – 9 month contract Analyzes component chemicals and packaging components in support of the company's quality program. Interprets and evaluates the analyses in terms of accuracy and precision and recommends corrective action where necessary. Performs qualitative tests or quantitative assays on samples using techniques that vary from the use of standard analytical equipment...
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A 9 MONTHS CONTRACT POSITION. Skills: Associate or Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Lab/Chemist knowledge Job Description: The primary responsibilities for this scientist will be maintaining all aspects of protein inventory, as well as fulfilling requests for protein from stated inventory. Additional responsibilities will be performing basic quality control on proteins produced or...
BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Formulations Scientist to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. The ideal candidate must be able to start as soon as possible and work full-time for up to 6 months. Applicants must have both a strong theoretical understanding of, and hands-on ex...
The Chemist will provide testing and technical support in the Analytical QC Laboratory. These functions include: • Processing and testing samples of raw materials, packaging components, bulk and finished products, stability samples, process validation, and cleaning validations for client and other affiliates to guarantee that they conform to specifications and standard operating procedures (SOPs)....
STI-EC-ENG-345 Chemical Process Engineer - Refinery, Petrochemical, DCS-Davenport, IA Location: Davenport, IA Domain: Bio-Chemical Experience: 2 – 15 Years Immediate Opening for Chemical Process Engineer - Refinery, Petrochemical, DCS-Davenport, IA having good knowledge on Refinery, Petrochemical, Skills Required: (Apply only if you have the following Skills) Knowledge on refineries, petrochemical...
STI-EC-ENG-344 Chemical Process Engineer - Process Optimizations, PSM-Baton Rouge, LA Location: Baton Rouge, LA Domain: Bio-Chemical Experience: 3 – 15 Years Immediate Opening for Chemical Process Engineer - Process Optimizations, PSM-Baton Rouge, LA having good knowledge on Process Optimizations, PSM Skills Required: (Apply only if you have the following Skills) Plant Processes, PSM-regulated che...
Clinical Trial Leader – 6 month contract Accountable for all aspects of assigned OTM clinical trials (Phase I/II) including leading Clinical Trial Team(s) (CTT). Number of clinical trials depends on the workload and complexity of the individual trials. Lead the clinical protocol development process in collaboration with the Clinical Program Leader (CPL): Responsible author for clinical protocols,...
STI-EC-ENG-346 Chemical Process Engineer-SIXSIGMA, Distillation, PSM-Lake Jackson, TX Location: Lake Jackson, TX Domain: Bio-Chemical Experience: 3 - 15 Years Immediate Opening for Chemical Process Engineer-SIXSIGMA, Distillation, PSM-Lake Jackson, TX having good knowledge on six-sigma, Distillation, PSM Skills Required: (Apply only if you have the following Skills) Six-sigma green or black belt c...
STI-EC-ENG-348 Chemical Manufacturing Engineer – Plating, Anodizing - Findlay, OH Location: Findlay, OH Domain: Bio-Chemical Experience: 2 – 3 Years Immediate Opening for Chemical Manufacturing Engineer – ANODES, COATINGS - Findlay, OH having ANODES, COATINGS Skills Required: (Apply only if you have the following Skills) ANODES, COATINGS, MFG-ENGR, PLATING, PROC-IMP, PROJ-MGT, WAST-H2O Qualificati...
STI-EC-ENG-347 Chemical Process Engineer–Industrial Gases MFG, Cryogenics-Houston, TX Location: Houston, TX Domain: Bio-Chemical Experience: 5 – 20 Years Immediate Opening for Chemical Process Engineer–Industrial Gases MFG, Cryogenics-Houston, TX having Industrial gases manufacturing process, Cryogenics Skills Required: (Apply only if you have the following Skills) Industrial gases manufacturing p...
. We are currently looking to hire a Medical Device/Quality Systems/Q&R Consultant with 5-10years experience within a Medical Device Environment. This is a long-term contract in Andover, MA Please email your resume to ***** for immediate review. Responsibilities: Work throughout the organization to ensure that all audit actions are thoroughly addressed in a timely manner by s...
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A 9 MONTHS CONTRACT POSITION. Skills: LC-MS Analyst of Biological samples, ADME assays Looking for a highly motivated associate scientist with strong bioanalytical skills to provide in-vitro ADME supports to drug discovery. Main responsibility will be conducting high throughput LC-MS/MS analysis of biological samples generated from a variety of in-vitro ADME assays, processing...
Leading Pharmaceutical services company has an opening for a SAS Programmer II- WORK REMOTE. Job Description Type Of Job: Full Time + Excellent Benefits Job Responsibilities: Responsible for the production of SDTM datasets to the required specification. • Produce Data Definition Documents (DDDs) and a CRF to the dataset. • Read-in and reconcile electronic data with the CRF. • QC datasets, DDDs, a...
Charles River Analytics conducts research and development across a number of technical domains, spanning traditional computer science, cognitive science, and human-computer interaction. We focus on applications in defense, but also in business intelligence and healthcare. This position involves the development of next-generation, easy-to-use analysis tools for the defense community. It is an excel...
Technical Representative, Oilfield Chemicals Technology – Stimulation and Production Our client, a renowned leader in chemical technology is seeking a Chemist with oilfield technology experience for their Global Oilfield Solutions group located in Houston, TX . In this role you will have the opportunity to interface directly with clients and also work in the lab to identify and develop solutions f...
Hello, My name is Donald and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Manufacturing/Production Engineer I for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Cincinnati, OH. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: Responsible for specific phases of design, development, installation, qualification, troubleshooting of prod...
Charles River Analytics is searching for a Senior Scientist to join our Decision Management Systems division. We are looking for a world-class artificial intelligence researcher who shares our enthusiasm for innovative research, cutting-edge technology, and solving real-world challenges. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of research skills and interests that cover a variety of AI technol...
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Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry. With over $1 billion in annual revenues and 15,000 employees across 190 sites in 37 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer products industr...
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