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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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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 Summary: The Director is posted in the Equity and Interest Rate product group in the exchange's Research and Product Development department. The Director's chief role is to research, design, develop, and launch new product offerings and extensions of extant product offerings, either for listing on the exchange's contract markets or as OTC derivatives to be cleared and guaranteed by the exchan...
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 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...
Job Summary To develop and implement new technologies, align with the goals of the organization, or customer requirement and marketing strategic directions, which will be contributed to the corporate sales. Responsible for the developing new processes, explore its application, improve yield rate, managing the entire cost and development lead time for each new technology. Working with Sales, Marke...
Small food processing plant that has over 40 yrs in the food and beverage industry. The co has had great success and tripled in size the last five tears. They are a leader in developing niche products in the international markets. The co will offer a great opt to expand your skills and growth. The position will report to the R/D Director and work on developing new products and improving existing ...
Special Counsel Information Governance is seeking candidates for a Research Director in Kansas City, MO. The ideal candidate will be results driven, adaptable, creative, and be able to lead a diverse team. Responsibilities: •Consult with clients about research products and development. •Control costs while maintaining the best library for the firm. •Develop projects and operations for reports ...
Peak-Ryzex, Inc. is seeking a Sr. Director/Director of IT & Software Development to Work with and oversee a team who design, develop and maintain the operation of a variety of database-driven platforms (including SAP and ASP.NET/C# Web, Windows applications) and infrastructure technologies (including IP-based Phones, global MPLS, Active Directory, Exchange) with a specific emphasis on usability, p...
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. Director - Analytics - New Business Development-3886150107 Description Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is recruiting a Director – Analytics – New Business Development, to be located in Raritan, NJ. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson, provides med...
Are you passionate about the various facets of the corporate portfolio, growth, and strategy? WANTED: Director of Corporate Development & Investor Relations Lindsay Corporation is seeking a dynamic Director of Corporate Development & Investor Relations. This opportunity will provide you diverse exposure to various areas of a global business and the ability to be a key strategic partner in drivin...
Job Summary The Director/Sr. Director of Pharmacy Marketing and New Business Development will develop, coordinate, implement and lead all marketing initiatives for Pharmacy Times, including marketing strategy, messaging/communication planning and implementation. The position is also responsible for all franchise communication plans, including public relations activities within the market. As part...
The Director of Clinical Development overseeing the direction, planning, execution, and interpretation of clinical trials/research and the data collection activities. The Director will establish and approve the scientific methods for design and implementation of clinical protocols, data collection systems and final reports. In conjunction with the Executive Team, recruit clinical investigators and...
The Research Safety Division (RSD) of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) office is responsible and has oversight responsibilities for the safe conduct or research and studies at all research and teaching laboratories at Boston University (BU) and Boston Medical Center (BMC). The Division provides support and guidance to faculty, staff, students and other members of BU and BMC research commu...
Opportunity Development at the University of Southern Indiana is now accepting applications for the Assistant Director, Center for Applied Research. The Assistant Director will identify, secure, and manage applied research projects, leveraging university resources such as faculty, staff, and facilities, as well as other relevant external resources, to solve complex problems. Promote scholarship o...
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-...
Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product cand...
Support all stages of development for Autoimmune Disease programs from the drug discovery stage through product registrations world-wide. Responsible for various aspects and oversight for ongoing clinical trials within the therapeutic area. This activity also includes but is not limited to abstract submission, manuscript preparation, investigator meetings, and Scientific Advisory Boards. Activiti...
Support all stages of development for Inflammatory Disease disease programs from the drug discovery stage through product registrations world-wide. Responsible for various aspects and oversight for ongoing clinical trials within the therapeutic area. This activity also includes but is not limited to abstract submission, manuscript preparation, investigator meetings, and Scientific Advisory Boards....
Support all stages of development for Cancer related Cellular Immunology therapeutic programs from the drug discovery stage through product registrations world-wide. Responsible for various aspects and oversight for ongoing clinical trials within the therapeutic area. This activity also includes but is not limited to abstract submission, manuscript preparation, investigator meetings, and Scientifi...

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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%
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