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.
Act as scientific expert in clinical projects Act as coordinator for clinical tasks in trial related activities and in submission activities Provide medical and scientific expertise/input to Business Development activities, to launch/post launch activities and Global Business Unit (GBU) strategies, to Medical Communications, Research, Preclinical Pharmacology, Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affai...
Company Description Synaptics is the leading worldwide developer of user interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices. Our mission is to enrich the interaction between users and their intelligent devices. Synaptics products emphasize ease of use, small size, low power consumption, advanced functionality, durability and reliability, making them applicable to a...
Support the translation of science to the grains product portfolio, specifically the snacking platform. Evaluate and translate scientific data to identify market ready opportunities for the business units and advise on the integration of such opportunities of claims and positioning. A keen understanding of nutrition needs of target population (moms with children) to deliver relevant solutions to t...
Support efforts for new beverage ideation and creation within the Culinary Innovation and Mixology center that are consistent with PepsiCo's Performance with Purpose Objectives. Provide culinary support and lead efforts to drive upfront ideation for menu, recipe and beverage development. Oversee and maintain product/recipe development and document culinary gold standard prototypes. Analyzes data f...
As part of a highly-focused team that values initiative and creative spirit the Senior Researcher will work in the area of beverage process technology innovation, with preference given to areas that enhance the processing and functionality of fruit, vegetable and dairy products and ingredients. Plans and executes internal and external research to develop technologies which will fuel our innovation...
Quintiles organization has more depth of therapeutic expertise and a broader range of services than any other service provider. We support both US and Global trials in all therapeutic areas. In fact, Quintiles supports more clinical trials than anyone else in the world. Become involved in work that improves the quality of life for people around the globe. Let your career soar! Quintiles is seeking...
This is a homebased opportunity anywhere in North America. The Clinical Development Services division of Quintiles has more depth of therapeutic expertise and a broader range of services than any other service provider. We conduct both US and Global trials in all therapeutic areas. In fact, Quintiles conducts more clinical trials than anyone else in the world. Become involved in work that improves...
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I. GENERAL SUMMARY: The Bioanalytical Chemist is part of the operational team within the Bioanalytical Laboratory. The Chemist ensures the appropriate development, validation and use of the analytical methods. Daily tasks involve processing samples and injecting on instruments. The Chemist is also a part of a team which is responsible for quality control within the laboratory processes and support...
Job Description: Performs basic microbiological analyses and makes media using official references. Performs Quality Control functions. Provides clear and accurate documentation. Adheres to established record keeping procedures and methods. Maintains clean and organized work area. Adheres to laboratory safety policies. Accepts and follows technical work direction. Performs other duties as assigned...
Analyzes raw material, Production, Product Development, and stability samples using wet chemistry methods and well as instrumental analysis. Develops and validates new analytical methods that meet FDA requirements for cosmetic OTC drugs, as well as company policies. Responsibilities: Evaluate, develop and validate new methods and procedures. Perform chemical assays on products and raw materials. W...
Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry. Celebrating over 50 years of service, Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide. Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searchin...
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc. Division: SII - Industry Automation - Sensors and Comm. Location: OK - Bartlesville Req ID: 123092 Position Title: Chemist Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree Travel Required: Yes Company Description: Siemens Industry, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Siemens’ global Industry Sector business—the world’s leading supplier of production, trans...
Arbonne and Levlad offer a world class manufacturing environment for premium personal care products. We have multiple openings for permanent Cosmetic Chemists to start. These positions are responsible for researching & developing creative products working closely with our Marketing Dept. and customers. The job also entails ensuring that formulas meet expected performance, safety and Regulatory req...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was...
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We are looking for an accounting professional with several years of relevant accounting experience – this would include public accounting and/or corporate accounting experience with another large private or public company. Ideally this candidate would have his or her CPA. We need someone with strong analytical skills and who is proficient in Excel. SAP experience would be a plus. MUST HAVE AT LEAS...
Opportunity Description: Seeking a motivated, experienced QC Chemist to assist the Chemistry lab in performance of routine testing for utilities, intermediates and finished product testing. The QC Chemist would perform laboratory assays on pharmaceutical samples per written procedure under laboratory supervision. Assays and daily work to include, but not limited to: pH, Bradford, SDS Page, Activit...
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