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Science jobs require intelligence, creativity and curiosity. A career in science, regardless of your specialty, will almost certainly involve forming and testing theories.

Here’s a rundown of some common science careers:

  • Choose a chemist job and you’ll study the structure, composition and reactions of substances to come up with new products, processes or materials.
  • A microbiologist job involves studying the growth, development and other characteristics of microscopic organisms.
  • In a biochemist job or biophysicist job, you’ll focus on the chemical and physical principles of living things and of biological processes, such as cell development, growth and heredity.
  • Lab technicians work on research lab tasks, such as setting up equipment, running tests and reporting results.
  • Select a research assistant job to help scientists work on lab tests and experiments.
  • In a medical scientist career, you’ll find ways to limit or cure diseases.
  • Natural sciences managers’ jobs combine business and science.

Science Job Market


The aging of the Baby Boomers and the demand for lifesaving new drugs and procedures to cure and prevent disease will likely drive demand for medical research. At the same time, merger-and-acquisition activity as well as expanded use of global employees will limit the number of science employment opportunities in the US in years to come.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that between 2010 and 2020:

  • Jobs for chemists will grow 4 percent.
  • Jobs for microbiologists will grow 13 percent.
  • Jobs for biochemists and biophysicists will grow 31 percent, but that works out to just 7,700 new jobs over the decade because the industry is small.
  • Jobs for biological technicians will grow 14 percent.
  • Jobs for chemical technicians will grow only 7 percent, with declines expected in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Jobs for medical scientists will grow 36 percent, mostly in private industry.
  • Jobs for natural sciences managers will grow by just 8 percent, mainly due to outsourcing.

Science Salaries


Salaries in science depend in large part upon how much education is required for the specific job. Here are 2011 median salaries for some common jobs in science, according to the BLS:

  • Chemist: $69,760
  • Microbiologist: $65,230
  • Biochemist and biophysicist: $79,230
  • Biological technician: $39,480
  • Chemical technician: $42,070
  • Life, physical and social science technician: $43,120
  • Medical scientist: $76,130
  • Natural sciences manager: $114,770
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Professional Educational Services Group is in need of a Middle/High School Title I Math/Science Specialist for the Rudyard Area Schools. Must meet criminal history background requirements (requires FBI Fingerprint/Clearance). Experience working with middle/high school age children. Bachelors degree preferred. Letter of interest or resume should be submitted to *****. Applica...
Company Confidential Brielle, NJ, 08730
Business Development and Demand Generation for Pharmaceutical Drug and Device Development Services Position Overview: Combined Inside Business Development and Sales role that includes nurturing sales opportunities for our Pharma, Biotech, and Medical Device portfolio. You will support field sales teams by nurturing new business opportunities and participating in the sale cycle. Ideal candidates...
Grifols continues to grow and we are currently looking for a Medical Science Liaison (MSL). The candidate may be hired at a number of cities in the Northeast region. Due to the travel required for the position and target audience of our MSL’s, we prefer the candidate to be located in or near a large metropolitan area with excellent airport connections. Responsibilities: Develops and maintains pr...
Associate Professor, Professional and Technical Writing/Health Sciences. The Department of English at Valparaiso University seeks a specialist in professional and technical writing with experience and/ or expertise in the health sciences. Apply to following web address: http://apply.interfolio.com/27995...
The Assistant Director of Pre-Health Programs works closely with the Assistant Dean for Premedical Studies and advises premedical/prehealth students about academic matters, volunteer activities, internships, related health careers, and professional school application processes. The Assistant Director also serves as the program administrator for early assurance programs with our School of Medicine ...
Company Overview Relypsa, Inc. is a late clinical-stage pharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of novel non-absorbed polymeric drugs for important applications in cardiovascular and renal diseases. Relypsa's lead product candidate is patiromer, a non-absorbed potassium binder, which is being developed for the treatment of hyperkalemia. The company was formed in 2007 and is b...
Come join our long-standing contract for an exciting career in Electronic Database Searching! ASRC Federal Space and Defense brings a 14-year history of delivering high-performance systems engineering, integration and operations services to civil and defense agencies. ASRC Federal Space and Defense provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle. We are seeking a Computer...
Company Confidential Lehighton, PA, 18235
Education Behavioral Health Associates Currently accepting applications for the following positions: *(2) Full time EMOTIONAL SUPPORT TEACHERS for Self-Contained Classrooms *ANTICIPATED HS SCIENCE and MATH TEACHERS *INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANTS (Part-Time) *JOB COACHES (Part Time) *Substitutes in all positions Please send letter of interest/resume, PA certification and current clearances to...
Job Summary: Analyze UV spectral imaging datasets; assist with planning future observations; publish results in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at professional meetings; develop concepts and new technologies for UV/Vis/IR instrumentation; assist with flight instrument integration, test and calibration tasks; lead and/or assist proposal writing for new business. Education/Experience: Re...
Reporting to the Director, Science & Technology, the Associate Director will plan and manage technology and product development, manufacturing process development, and the quality control activities. Review project plans to ensure scientific integrity, consistency with departmental strategy and the achievability of deliverables and dates. Ensure that the developmental projects are conducted and co...
TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) is one of the world's leading business process service providers. Through its Global Network Delivery Model™, Innovation Network, and Solution Accelerators, TCS focuses on helping global organizations address their business challenges effectively. TCS has over 111,000 of the world's best trained consultants in 50 countries. For more information, visit www.tcs.com J...
SAMARITAN VILLAGE, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Full-Time REPORTS TO:DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND EVALUATION RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts baseline and follow-up interviews with service recipients participating in the Housing, Employment, and Recovery Opportunities for Empowering Sustainability (HEROES)program. Uses multiple methods to conduct implementation and outcome evalu...
Education Affiliates provides educational programs that deliver real-life career skills in high demand occupations that lead to employment upon graduation and a lifetime of personal growth. Position Description: GENERAL PURPOSE: To provide updated and fully prepared instruction to students, actively engage in retention activities and manage the classroom/lab activities. FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBIL...
Company Confidential Redwood City, CA
Overview Pearl Therapeutics is hiring an Associate Scientist responsible for conducting laboratory studies for the quantitative and qualitative characterization of active pharmaceutical ingredients and related substances, excipients, and other quality attributes of metered dosage inhalers. The ideal candidate is technically oriented and has a strong background in quantitative HPLC and LC-MS. This ...
Science Teacher – DYS West Immediate opening for Fulltime Secondary Science Teacher to inspire and facilitate learning, and provide direct educational instruction to youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services. Fall positions available.Preferred qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from accredited College or University; Master’s degree desirable, Massachusetts teacher licensure in 8-12 Scienc...
Description: Qualified candidate will be hired at the appropriate level commensurate with experience The MSL I/II will function as a field based extension of Medicine serving as a liaison between Scientific Experts (SCEs) and BI Medicine in order to deliver scientific insights to the organization which address the scientific needs of the TA Medicine colleagues, and influence strategic decision m...
JOB SUMMARY: A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies. It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as ...
JOB SUMMARY: A career with the Forest Service will challenge you to manage and care for more than 193 million acres of our nation's most magnificent lands, conduct research through a network of forest and range experiment stations and the Forest Products Laboratory, and provide assistance to State and private forestry agencies. It's an awesome responsibility - but the rewards are as limitless as ...
This position requires teaching biology to high school students and may require teaching science to middle school students as well....
Location: Mercer Middle School Nature of Position: This position is responsible for providing appropriate learning experiences and educational opportunities for each student assigned to the classroom. Reports To: Principal Salary Range: $36, 189.00 Minimum Education: Required: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university Preferred: Advanced degree(s)...

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