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.
This individual will be responsible for coordinating all regulatory activities required for the opening, maintenance and closing of clinical trials. This position requires knowledge of IRB policies and procedures, and Federal Regulations for clinical trials. The Regulatory Specialist must be able to assist on the following studies: • Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT) • Industry Sponsored Trials...
Hello, My name is Heather and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Laboratory Assistant for a prominent client of ours. This position is located Fort Worth, TX. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: Analyzes component chemicals and packaging components in support of the company's quality program. Interprets and evaluates t...
1+ Year ONGOING CONTRACT position in Princeton, NJ Manager, Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) Clinical Operations / CMC Responsible for providing support to the Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control (CMC) Team to ensure clinical supplies are packaged, labeled, and distributed on time to support Phase 1-4 clinical trials. This includes but is not limited to managing the drug supply to assu...
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Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. SENIOR SCIENTIST-9613140123 Description Janssen R&D, a member of Johnson & Johnson’s Family of companies, is recruiting for a Senior Scientist, for the Estrela venture within the Janssen Incubator, located in Spring House, PA. Estrela is an entrepreneurial, scientifically-driven, Lupus-focused venture team within the newly established Ja...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Scientist II - Clinical Labs Operations Product Support (MicroSlides)-4914140225 Description Ortho-Clinical. Diagnostics, Inc., a part of the family of Johnson & Johnson Companies, is recruiting for a Scientist 2 in Clinical Labs Operations Product Support, located in Rochester, NY. Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. provides in vitro diag...
A pharmaceutical company in the Philadelphia, PA area is actively seeking a full-time Analytical Chemist (Methods Development/Validation) to join their team. This position must be office-based. Candidates must possess the following experience in order to be considered: • Master's degree or equivalent in Chemistry or related field • 5 - 7 years of experience • Should be conversant with cGLP, cGMP,...
Our San Francisco Bay Area client has asked us to locate, qualify and present a Clinical Trial Manager with 5 years of experience (2 yrs oncology). Candidate will be responsible for and/or assisting with the execution of Investigator-Sponsored Trials and Client-sponsored hematological clinical trials from protocol concept through clinical study report. Primary Responsibilities and Duties:•Coordina...
Our San Francisco Bay Area client has asked us to locate, qualify and submit Project Manager's with Pharma/ biotech experience. This is a full time position. The ideal candidate will have ten (10+) years of Project Management experience with at least five (5) of those years within a pharmaceutical, regulated environment. Responsibilities include plans, timelines , deliverables and milestones; abil...
My name is Starr and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a Scientist I for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Skillman, NJ. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: The Scientist will support technical review and technical documentation for a broad range of consumer products such as Skin Care, Beauty Care,...
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. Adecco Engineering and Technical is currently recruiting for Entry Level Chemistry Lab Tech for a Contract job opportunity located inWaco,Texas. This Entry Level Chemistry Lab Tech opening is a perfect opportunity for anybody interested in using there education to gain some valuable lab experience. Responsibilities for the Entry Level Chemistry Lab Tech include but are not limited to the followi...
MUST have knowledge of the clinical development lifecycle obtained by work experience within a clinical operations role or other relevant functional area (Pharma/Biotech industry experience preferred). Able to demonstrate firm understanding of study milestones and regulatory submission process, as well as the supporting information/data sources and systems (CTMS, eTMF, etc.). This role will be res...
Compliance Manager, Regulatory Affairs (Full time opportunity) Princeton, NJ Our client, a well-established pharmaceutical organization is seeking an experienced Compliance Manager, Regulatory Affairs. This is an excellent permanent full-time opportunity with strong compensation and benefits This position is ideal for candidates looking for a challenge, and a chance to be part of a growing team! S...
The Metrology Technician is responsible for the calibration, administration, and remedial maintenance of pipettes, balances, scales, infusion pumps, anesthesia machines, and other common laboratory equipment. Responsibilities · Follows SOPs, procedures, and safety guidelines · Performs calibration and remedial maintenance of instruments in the metrology program · Accurately completes calibration d...
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