We Recruit in Research and Development

Learn more about Research and Development Jobs in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies

Overview

The future of medicine is in the hands of science.  Those who enter the field of research and development will have a true impact in the lives of many.

The study of diseases, such as cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and coronary disease all require various scientific occupations such as Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Trial Managers, or those involved with meeting FDA regulations, such as Regulatory Affairs Coordinators or Medical Liaisons.

Training and Education

Obviously, a degree in a related life science is required.  Typically, individuals are promoted within companies to achieve higher-level positions.

Opportunities

As mentioned above, Clinical Research Associates (CRA), Clinical Trial Managers, Project Managers, Regulatory Affairs or Medical Liaisons all play an important role in the development of new drugs.

Salary

Jobs in Research and Development are typically compensated well.  Salaries range from 40K to six figure incomes depending on the level of supervision and job responsibilities.

Job Outlook

Today, job opportunities in research and development continue to be an important part of the pharmaceutical industry.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,Biotechnological research and development should continue to drive employment growth. A Ph.D. degree usually is required for independent research, but a master’s degree is sufficient for some jobs in applied research or product development; temporary postdoctoral research positions are common. Competition for jobs is expected.”