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.
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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Top pharmaceutical company requires “Clinical Data Analyst”, if you are interested please send your resume to ***** or call 609-681-5700 Job Qualification Education · Bachelor Degree or equivalent required, preferably in a medical related science or computer science field. · Certification from a recognized professional organization (i.e. CCDM) is desirable Experience · 4+ years in d...
Hi, Top pharmaceutical company requires “Clinical Data Specialist”, if you are interested please send your resume to ***** or 609-681-5700 Education •Bachelor’s Degree in a medical related science or computer science field is preferred. •Certification from a recognized professional organization (i.e., CCDM) is desirable. Experience •4+ years in data management, data analysis, or med...
The Legal Assistant will provide a broad range of administrative support to senior executives and/or legal professionals. Responsibilities include: Heavy calendar management, including setting up appointments/meetings and coordinating schedules and itineraries; Coordinating all aspects of travel arrangements and handling expense reporting; Handling/screening phone calls; Processing incoming and ou...
Clinical Research Coordinator San Antonio Requirements - Must have a minimum of 2 years Study Coordinating experience 4 year Bachelor’s degree. Able to handle pre-screening procedures which will include blood draws via needle stick Experience in screening patient records Must have current GCP certification and IATA certified and competent with obtaining EKGs, vitals, blood draws & processing labs....
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Title of Position: Regulatory Affairs Associate(biologics/vaccines) They must have a degree in a scientific discipline, preferably someone with a lab or manufacturing background. Job Description: The scope of the work is to assist CMC Regulatory Affairs personnel by representing RA in project team meetings, assessing the content requirements for IND amendments or BLA supplements, assisting in the...
please email your resume to ***** - thanks! Biostatistician 1 year contract plus possible extensions Berkeley, CA. area PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION This position is responsible for providing ad hoc statistical support to clinical projects across multiple disease areas at Client. This position is also responsible for analyzing clinical data and interpreting statistical results...
This candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision and be detail oriented with tasks completed right the first time. The candidate will have dual responsibilities that include the following: 1. Assisting in the lab as necessary with activities such as topical formulation and physical testing of R&D samples (pH, viscosity, etc.) 2. Administrative support activities such as helping to set...
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With our strong investment in research and development, and culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of industrial fabrics and composite materials. Over 4,500 people work for Hexcel at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe……we call them our “Strength Within" Hexcel is currently looking for a Research Chemist to join...
Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. Division: SMSD - Diagnostics Location: CA - Sacramento Req ID: 129875 Position Title: Senior Scientist - Mfg Technical Operations Experience Level: Mid Level Education Required: Masters Degree or equivalent experience Travel Required: No Company Description: Siemens’ Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry an...
Principal Duties and Responsibilities · Serve as statistician for research studies. · Author Statistical Analysis Plans. · Provide data analysis, tables and graphics for statistical reports provided to researchers and Medical Research Managers. · Prepare datasets for analysis by merging files, creating analysis variables, editing data, and developing documentation. · Interpret results of analysis...
Elemental Analysis Blood Laboratory Fellowship: The ideal candidate would have a degree in chemistry or medical technology (BS or MS). Experience with ICP-MS is not a requirement, but advantageous. Stipend is commensurate with education. Must be within 5 years of graduation and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Regular activities will include · Initial training on ICP-MS instrumentation and laboratory me...
My name is Paige, and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a candidate for a Clinical Data Analyst position for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Warsaw, IN. Details for the positions are as follows: Independently participate in the Case Report Form (CRF) creation process and assign CRFs to clinical studies. Independently r...
Clinical Supply Manager - Project Manager Redwood City, CA. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in physical science, math, engineering, or pharmacy. 3 - 5+ years total experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for the project management of key Clinical Supply Chain activities at the protocol level for Phase I – IV clinical trials of varyi...
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