Executive Recruitment Firm- Research and Development
Global Edge Recruiting is an executive search and recruitment firm specializing in the recruitment of executive-level talent, sales and marketing, and other professionals within the medical device and pharmaceutical industry. We recruit for a variety of different roles within healthcare, including research and development, and regulatory affairs. For a complete list of our hiring projects, click here.
Specialized Team of R & D Executive Recruiters
For over two decades, we have specialized in the recruitment of research and development talent. We enjoy building teams for Fortune 500 companies, as well as start-ups. If you are interested in a position in research and development, and would like more information, contact one of our executive recruiters today.
To learn more about positions in research & development, regulatory affairs or other positions within healthcare, please read the overview of the research and development jobs provided below:
Research and Development Jobs
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 in R&D
Obviously, a degree in a related life science is required. Typically, individuals are promoted within companies to achieve higher-level positions.
Job Opportunities in Research and Development
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.
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 in Research and Development
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.”