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1889544 Toby Freedman:
Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development
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Einband: Hardcover
Auflage: 1. Auflage
Verlag: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press New York
Erscheinungsdatum: 01/2008
Seiten: 409
Abbildungen: illus., index

ISBN-10: 0-87969-725-3   
ISBN-13: 978-087969725-9


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Beschreibung
As the world of biotechnology has grown in leaps and bounds, so too have the career opportunities. But the choices can be daunting. What types of jobs are available? How do you get your foot in the door? What will your job entail if you become a “Preclinical Project Manager” or a “Process Scientist”? What’s the difference between biotech and pharma?

Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development provides a comprehensive and systematic overview of careers in the life science industry, with all their ups and downs. The author, Toby Freedman, Ph.D., has conducted interviews with hundreds of key players in the industry, who provide first–hand explanations of their day–to–day roles and responsibilities, and offer key insights into how they landed those jobs in the first place. Careers in everything from discovery research to venture capital are covered in detail.

Each chapter includes valuable sections on preparing yourself for a prospective career: educational requirements and personality characteristics needed; recommendations of books, magazines, and Web site resources; and issues to consider regarding salary and compensation. The book also includes interviewing and job searching tips, as well as suggestions on writing a resume specifically for industry.
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, even those already working in industry will find helpful information on how to take advantage of opportunities available within their own companies and elsewhere. This book will help you make wiser and more informed decisions about what role you would like to play in the biotechnology and drug development industry.
Inhalt
PART I: INDUSTRY OVERVIEW: LANDING A JOB IN INDUSTRY
1. The Pros and Cons of Working in Industry: Why Make the Transition?
2. How to Excel in Industry: What to Expect and What is Expected of You
3. So You Want a Job in Biotechnology and Drug Development...: Finding Your Way In
4. The Biotechnology Industry Resume: Putting Your Best Foot Forward
5. The Informational Interview: Researching Your Options
6. The Biotechnology and Drug Development Industry: An Overview

PART II: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT COMPANIES
7. Discovery Research: The Idea Makers
8. Preclinical Research: The Bridge between Discovery Research and Clinical Development
9. Project Management: The Product Development “Orchestra Conductors”
10. Clinical Development: Developing New Products to Benefit Human Health
11. Medical Affairs: Working in the Post–Approval World
12. Regulatory Affairs: The Final Challenge—Passing the FDA Test
13. Quality: Consistently Making Good Products
14. Operations: Ensuring that Processes Run Smoothly and Efficiently
15. Bio/Pharmaceutical Product Development: The Chemistry Has to Be Good
16. Life Science Information Management: The Melding of Computer and Biological Sciences
17. Business and Corporate Development: Why Big Deals Really Are a Big Deal
18. Marketing: Communicating a Message to Customers
19. Sales: Generating Revenue and Educating Customers
20. Technical Applications and Support: Getting Paid to Be the Expert
21. Corporate Communications: Communication between External and Internal Worlds
22. Executive Leadership and Entrepreneurship: The Business Builders
23. Law: Providing Legal Advice and Protecting Property
24. Health Care Finance: Venture Capital, Institutional Investing, Investment Banking, and Equity Research
25. Management Consulting: The Strategy Advisors
26. Recruiting: The Business of Matchmaking
Index

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Toby Freedman, Synapsis Search, Portola Valley, California
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