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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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City: Tampa State: Florida Postal/Zip Code: 33619 Meadow Burke, a division of Oldcastle, is a premier manufacturer and distributor for the concrete construction industry. For more than seven decades, we have served architects, engineers and contractors with a superior line of concrete reinforcing products, concrete forming accessories, road and bridge products, and industry leading products for...
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...
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...
Description: Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm) The position will be tasked with identifying, prospecting and closing sales opportunities for current and future product...
Company Confidential Milwaukee, WI
Development Engineer Senior Product Development Engineer position is open in WI for a degreed engineer in the Flexible Film Market The Senior Product Development Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of new product development and commercialization of cast, embossed, blown & packaging films for various film markets. The individual must understand polymer resin systems, film processing, an...
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 : 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...
The Advisory Board Company Washington, DC, 20319
Overview: Associate Director/Director Education Advisory Board Marketing & New Business Development...
University of Wisconsin - Madison Position Vacancy Listing PVL # 81580 Degree and area of specialization: MA in Education, TESOL, Linguistics, Ph.D. preferred Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Strong knowledge of systemic functional, applied, or socio-cultural linguistics. Knowledge of theoretical and applied second language acquisition and K12 education practice...
We are currently seeking a Business Development Analyst to join us in our Fairfax, Virginia office. This is a great opportunity to join a growing market sector at STV. This position focuses on locating, developing, and defining business opportunities based on research gained from available information on federal market budgets and programs. The individual will conduct research, coordination, and ...
About Xcenda Xcenda, a business unit of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, is an integrated, world-class health care consulting organization focused on value, reimbursement and patient access. For more than 2 decades, Xcenda has helped global biopharmaceutical companies as well as emerging early-phase firms successfully commercialize innovative medical treatments and technologies in complex and cost-...
Director of Research Compliance Office of Research & Graduate Studies Prairie View A&M Universityand theOffice of Research & Graduate Studies invite application for the position of Director of Research Compliance. This position is responsible compliance oversight and management, policy review and development, quality assurance and training for university research programs. The successful candida...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Director of Business Development – Promotional Medical Education/Medical Communications (Work from Home) Roles and Responsibilities: Identify business opportunities and establish new relationships through interaction with key players at targeted major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Ideal candidates must have industry specific experience and will be considered regardless of location...
Job Details: Director of Business Development – Promotional Medical Education/Medical Communications (Work from Home) Roles and Responsibilities: Identify business opportunities and establish new relationships through interaction with key players at targeted major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Ideal candidates must have industry specific experience and will be considered regardle...
About Cold Jet Cold Jet has led the global development of dry ice blasting and dry ice production technology which sets the standard for quality, performance and reliability. With thousands of installed customers worldwide, Cold Jet's success has been the result of our superior technology, dedication to customer service and establishment of a global infrastructure for product support. Cold Jet is...

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Research and Development Director

Salaries

$54,000.00 - $218,750.00
Typical Salary for Research and Development Director
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Education / Training

Doctorate
34.5%
Bachelor's
29.3%
Master's
29.3%
Associates
5.2%
(58 Respondents)
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