Research and Development Director Jobs

Research Development Director Overview


People who work as a Research Development Director enjoy finding innovative solutions for challenges in the field of science. They spend their days managing a team or group of research scientists as they work to solve a problem. They create a plan for the research and make sure that the plan is implemented properly. The research is typically in the field of life or physical sciences. Directors are able to provide experience and technical expertise when needed to their team. Additionally, they determine the group goals and ensure that those goals are met in a timely manner. They coordinate the logistics and adhere to the predetermined budget. It is their goal to ensure that their teams are making adequate progress and exploring all options of research available.

Research Development Director Education Requirements


To become a Research Development Director, one must have not only a bachelor’s degree in the life sciences or an engineering field but a graduate degree as well. In some cases, a master’s degree will be enough. However, some firms will prefer that you have a doctorate’s degree as well. Companies looking for a new director will seek out candidates that have published articles in journals in their chosen field because this signals their influence and expertise. These positions will require one to have a strong management background and proven track record of guiding a research team successfully.

> Research Development Director Job Market


The job market for a Research Development Director is positive with expected growth of 15% over a ten year period. It is important to remember that, even with the expected job growth, this is a top-tier position with a limited number of openings. Similar jobs to consider or to gain the necessary qualification to become more competitive include Biotech Project Manager, Biotech Quality Assurance Specialist and Biotech Quality System Manager.

Research Development Director Salary


As a top-tier job, the median salary for a Research Development Director is a generous $116,000 per year. This figure is representative of employees who have established their abilities and served for a number of years. The highest paid directors can earn upwards of $156,000 a year.
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Senior Manager of Procurement – R&D - (Research & Development) Global Company is adding to the team due to growth. Company is committed to continuing its organic growth with R&D and new products introductions. Great time in this Company as it continues its high growth and its evolution. This role services as bench strength for Director and VP path. Maintain expert-level knowledge of regional su...
Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we l...
Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we l...
Job Description: This Director Of Research & Development Position Features: ? Great Location ? Benefits ? Team Environment ? Great Pay to $110K Immediate need for a Director of Research & Development - MUST come out of the Food Industry. Responsibilities include: managing weekly/monthly progress reports, working closely with the VP, manage samples, providing leadership, managing testing poli...
AtriCure: Committed to Atrial Fibrillation Treatment and Solutions AtriCure is your partner in atrial fibrillation solutions. Our research and rigorous atrial fibrillation clinical trials have led to innovations in ablation technology, including bi-polar and cryoablation, to treat atrial fibrillation with lasting solutions. Our Synergy Ablation System is the first and only device approved by the ...
Utter Health Sacramento San Francisco, CA
PAMF-1433932Director of Clinical Research Development-Research Institute-Palo Alto Description Job Summary The Director of Clinical Research Development/Recruitment Operations (“DCRRO”) is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Clinical Research Department and minimal risk study recruitment services within the Research Institute. His/her responsibilities include the acquisit...
Description Job Summary The Director of Clinical Research Development/Recruitment Operations (“DCRRO”) is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Clinical Research Department and minimal risk study recruitment services within the Research Institute. His/her responsibilities include the acquisition, development and execution of large-scale, minimal risk, industry-sponsored stud...
Job Summary The Director of Clinical Research Development/Recruitment Operations (“DCRRO”) is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Clinical Research Department and minimal risk study recruitment services within the Research Institute. His/her responsibilities include the acquisition, development and execution of large-scale, minimal risk, industry-sponsored studies at PAMF o...
Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we l...
The Advisory Board Company Washington, DC, 20319
Overview: Associate Director/Director Education Advisory Board Marketing & New Business Development...
Requisition ID 25244BR Title Senior Director, Health Economic and Outcomes Research Job Category Medical Job Description We are looking for a Senior Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR). The incumbent will manage a team of HEOR professionals accountable for HEOR strategy, plan, budget, research and other activities to support the value proposition of the GLP-1 portfolio in th...
Quintiles pioneered the idea of helping pharma companies conduct objective clinical trials to establish not only whether a drug is effective, but who can take it safely. Our customers have relied on us to design and conduct rigorous clinical research for decades, from small studies to multinational mega-trials. However, we continue to develop new ways of interpreting and evaluating data that allow...
inVentiv Health – Transforming Promising Ideas into Commercial Reality Job Title: Director, Clinical Research (Neuroscience) Job Description: · Serve as Project Director for large, complex, often global projects · As required, serve as Project Manager for other projects · Supervise and mentor Associate Directors, Managers, and other direct reports · May act as administrative office head (if ...
Director of Institutional Research West Shore Community College in Scottville, MI, is an innovative and progressive institution of higher learning. It is located in a picturesque setting near Lake Michigan in a part of the state that offers year-round recreational activities. The College serves a multi-county district that includes Mason, Manistee, Lake and Oceana Counties. WSCC's yearly student p...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Director, Analytics Excellence Market Research (Global Commercial Insights and Analytics)-9393141112 Description Janssen Global Services is currently recruiting for a Director, Analytics Excellence Market Research, within Global Commercial Strategy Organization (GCSO), to be located in Raritan, NJ. This role will be within the Global ...
Job Description : The Subject Matter Expert (SME) of Observational Research (OR) will be a recognized professional in the observational research and late phase areas, with significant experience in the design, operational conduct and successful delivery of observational research services, including retrospective (e.g. chart reviews, secondary databases, etc.) and prospective studies (patient regi...
Be the first of your friends to declare, “I love where I work!” and actually mean it. Have fun and work hard with some of the best and brightest in the market research industry. NPD is one of the nation’s leading market research providers in the world. We offer competitive market research and intelligence to our customers and many of the world’s largest companies. In addition, NPD offers a career ...
Make a difference in millions of lives every day by utilizing your sales, relationship building and event management skills both in your community and across the country by joining the MDA, as a salaried Director of Business Development. As a Director of Business Development you will be responsible for securing new business and meeting monthly, quarterly and annual goals in order to create new, as...
Ikaria is a fully-integrated biotherapeutics company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics and interventions designed to meet the significant unmet needs of critically ill patients. You will be a key member of the Ikaria business development team, with responsibility for all commercial assessments required to support partnership, licensing and acquisition opportunities...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Associate Director, Compound Development Team Project Management Leader- Oncology- (1of 2)-5477140925 Description Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Associate Director, Compound Development Team- Project Management Leader to support the Oncology Organization...

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Research and Development Director

Salaries

$54,000.00 - $218,750.00
Typical Salary for Research and Development Director
(74 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Doctorate
34.5%
Bachelor's
29.3%
Master's
29.3%
Associates
5.2%
(58 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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