Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development
"Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development is an essential guide for science graduates and medical, business, legal, high-tech, or engineering professionals. With discussions of job security, future trends, and potential career paths, this book offers even those already working in industry helpful information on how to take advantage of opportunities available within their own companies and elsewhere. Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development will help you to make wiser and more informed decisions about what role you would like to play in the biotechnology and drug development industry."--BOOK JACKET.
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Connections to Academia Some industry projects involve much collaboration
with experts from academia, and many employees remain connected to
universities. Companies often encourage scientists and clinicians to continue
publishing papers and to make presentations at meetings. This exposure
enhances both the individual's and the company's reputation. Often, employees
can retain adjunct faculty positions and doctors can continue to treat patients.
Careers in discovery and ...
Keep in mind that people do work intensely, but when you go home, depending
on your position, you may be able to leave your work at the office or lab. If a 9-to-
5 job appeals to you, consider a career in technical support, medical information,
quality, market research, or drug safety. Fewer Geographic Limitations Many
positions allow employees to work from a home office, alleviating the need to
relocate for a new job and making it easier to sustain two-career families. If
working from ...
iest entrance, but you might want to obtain new skills along the way to facilitate
lateral moves into other positions with greater job security, such as in clinical,
medical, or regulatory affairs. Fortunately, layoffs usually do not happen
precipitously. Typically, there are warning signs that a department may close—
mergers and acquisitions often take years to complete, and it takes many months
for the executive team to decide which departments will stay and which will go.
Most people do ...
Professional Risk If you become removed from the practice of science or
medicine for too long, it can be difficult to return to academia or clinical practice.
You take a substantial risk when you embark on an industry career. Many More
Rules and Regulations Technology and drug development are heavily regulated
by the FDA and other governmental organizations, so there are many rules to
follow. There also may be accompanying paperwork, depending on your position
. If you would ...
For most positions, excellent written and verbal communication skills are
essential. The team environment of industry requires that you be explicit,
objective, and understandable. This requires being able to speak up at meetings,
effectively state your opinions, and logically defend arguments without offending
others (see below, Interpersonal Skills). • Being a team player. Most companies
operate in a multidisciplinary and matrixed environment, in which coworkers
depend on each ...
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Ch 7 DIscovery Research
Ch 8 Preclinical Research
Ch 15 BioPharmaceutical Product Development
Ch 16 Life Science Information Management
Ch 17 Business and Corporate Development
Ch 18 Marketing
Ch 19 Sales
Ch 20 Technical Applications and Support
Ch 21 Corporate Communications
Ch 22 Executive Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Ch 9 Project Management
Ch 10 Clinical Development
Ch 11 Medical Affairs
Ch 12 Regulatory Affairs
Ch 13 Quality
Ch 14 Operations
Ch 23 Law
Ch 24 Health Care Finance
Ch 25 Management Consulting
Ch 26 Recruiting