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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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Clinical Science Associate - Midwest - 35391 Description Genzyme Corporation, ranked as one of the foremost biotechnology companies in the world, is committed to providing an exceptional environment in which individuals can excel, and achieve their professional and personal goals. Genzyme's people and culture have been consistently recognized for excellence. For example, we have been named several...
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Clinical Science Specialist - Syracuse, NY - 00473296-31166 Description Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and t...
Medical Science Liaison - West - 00474209-31250 Description Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzy...
Overview Primary purpose and function of this position: The purpose of the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role is to provide a scientific resource in areas of therapeutic interest for Teva. To achieve this purpose, the MSL develops and implements relevant scientific and clinical education programs for stakeholders and fosters successful relationships with health care providers, managed care organiz...
Middle School Science Instructor Santa Catalina School seeks a qualified individual to teach science, grades six to eight. Science classes may include either biological or physical science topics, or both. Faculty have responsibilities outside of the classroom too. The successful candidate will be a talented teacher who can inspire students. Candidates must have successful experience (at least thr...
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andover PUBLIC SCHOOLS Every Child, Every Day, EveryWay 2013 - 2014 School Year Immediate Openings The Andover Public Schools seeks exceptional applications for the following openings: High School Computer Science Physical Science (PT and FT) Art Chinese (PT) Moderate Special Needs (PT) Middle School Science Math English/Language Arts Social Worker (PT) Elementary Title One Teachers Classroom Teac...
CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for the following positions: INSTRUCTOR - Accounting/Management INSTRUCTOR - Computer Science WEBMASTER EVENING CAMPUS COORDINATOR SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR Position and application information are available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs. Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at ***** or (850)718-2269. Candidates may be subject to backg...
Jones College is seeking on ground Critical Thinking, Political Science and Medical instructors. Must have a Master's degree in field or a Master's and 18 graduate hours in specialty. Email resumes to ***** or fax to Dee Thornton at 904-743-4446. Text Jax15483466...
Education Frankfort CUSD #168 is acceptingapplications for the following positions for the 2014-15 school year: l Science Teacher (High School) l Head Volleyball Coach (High School & Junior High) l Supervisor of Special Education (Part-Time) Candidates must complete the on-line application at www.wfschools.org to be considered for employment. Please direct questions to Dr. Greg Goins, Superintende...
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Rivier College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students in both liberal arts and professional courses of study. Rivier UNIVERSITY Computer Science Faculty (2) Rivier University seeks two full-time nontenure track faculty members in Computer Science with an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, IT, or related field. Min...
CLOVIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE will accept applications for the positions of: * Instructor in Cosmetology * Instructor in Mathematics * Instructor in History * Instructor in Nursing * Instructor in Science * Instructor in Spanish through April 18, 2014 until 4:30 p.m. Send a cover letter, transcripts, current resume including names and telephone numbers of three work related references and a CCC applica...
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Rivier University is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students in both liberal arts and professional courses of study Computer Science Faculty (2) Rivier University seeks two full time non-tenure track faculty members in Computer Science with an earned Ph.D in Computer Science, IT, or related field. Minimum of three ye...
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POLITICAL SCIENCE ADJUNCT - FALL 2014 - Thiel College is seeking a Political Science Adjunct beginning Fall 2014. Visit our web site at www.thiel.edu/employmnet to learn more about the position description and application requirements. This job listing brought to you by The Sharon Herald...
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