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Science Job Overview

Scientific careers can be found in many sectors, including academia, government agencies, health care, and industry, and can vary from pure research through to implementing practical applications in cutting-edge technology. From particle physics to microbiology, astronomy to ecology, science pervades and interacts with every aspect of life, and fascinating, rewarding careers can be built upon endeavours such as the fight against infectious disease, development of new materials and processes, or the simple expansion of knowledge and understanding about the natural world. Opportunities exist within teaching, laboratory or theoretical studies, and field work, whilst the advent of tighter safety and environmental regulations means many industries must retain scientific staff in order to maintain and monitor compliance.

Science Job Education Requirements

Careers in science generally require some higher education such as a graduate degree. To some extent, skills learnt in one scientific field can be transferred successfully to other disciplines, although many posts will require more specific qualifications following specialised study at postgraduate level. However, some commercial and industrial employers do offer entry level laboratory assistant or technician roles open to applicants with appropriate A-levels, and these can form a sound basis for further career development. The sciences are divided broadly into physics, chemistry and life sciences, and each leads into various specialised fields, for instance quantum mechanics, chemical engineering or ecology.

Science Job Market

Because scientific careers arise in a wide variety of sectors, many openings are available for suitably qualified applicants. There are posts for laboratory technicians across a wide variety of industries, especially food and drink where regulation requires constant quality assurance and safety testing, whilst there is strong demand for materials scientists across many industrial and manufacturing concerns. Biotechnology is another 'hot' sector offering good remuneration and exciting opportunities in a rapidly growing field.

Science Job Salaries

Current salary trends indicate entry-level laboratory technicians earn on average £19,995 p.a., whilst researchers across all fields can expect an average of £39,878, encompassing the range from £20,000 to £60,000+ at the lower and higher ends of the scale. Careers in medical devices and biotechnology offer the highest salaries with averages of £59,817 and £50,166 respectively.
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Are you looking for that graduate opportunity? Do you want to work for a fantastic company that will provide you with training, progression and excellent opportunities? An extremely successful, well-known company in the chilled sector is looking to find a hard-working, passionate, enthusiastic graduate for a Technologist role. No placement experience required but would be beneficial if still willi...
A leading pharmaceutical based in Maidenhead are looking to take on a Regulatory Consultant on a 12 month contract. They are looking for someone who can: Manage a portfolio of CTAs including preparation and distribution of documentation associated with new initial CTAs and all CTA maintenance activities; substantial amendments, end of trials notifications. Provide operational support to ensure cli...
Key Responsibilities & Requirements: Strategic leadership of global product development and registration projects Develop and deliver innovative global strategies for the category Lead/represent the regulatory function on assigned projects Share regulatory best practice with local teams Manage and mentor direct reports Build and maintain relationships with relevant authorities and affiliates acros...
Physics Graduate, Engineering Design Graduate or Product Design Graduate required for a specialist manufacturer at the forefront of the engineering sector specialising within the humanitarian market. This is an entry level position for a Graduate Research & Development Engineer, with a focus towards the development and design of their products. The company are particularly keen to investigate a pr...
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global logistics business on a maternity cover contract as Operations Manager. You will be responsible for managing the logistics and customer service functions, making sure that all customer orders are processed, packed and despatched in a timely manner. This is a business critical role. My client is looking for a strong people manager with experience of...
Laboratory Technician, Leicestershire Temporary contract £13,500 This job is for a laboratory technician to join a contract testing laboratory who provide a range of services for the food and consumer goods industry. They are currently looking for a laboratory technician to join their chemistry laboratory. What you'll do: • Collecting and booking in samples • Assisting with preparation of samples...
Role: Analytical Chemist Location: UK Salary: Above Market Average About The Company Mackenzie Stuart is working collaboratively with a rapidly expanding Ingredients company in search of an Analytical Chemist. The company are a well-established company within the UK having won awards for creating specialist natural flavours, fragrances and ingredients for manufacturers of food, beverages and cosme...
Senior QC analyst Location: Cheshire My client, a leading pharmaceutical company based in Cheshire, is looking to recruit a temporary Senior QC analyst for a temporary 12 month position. Key responsibilities of the Senior QC analyst are: • Conduct testing of analytical samples for the specific laboratory area (Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Raw Materials) using HPLC. • Performing their work in a sa...
Lead Geophysicist - Major Operator Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Lead Geophysicist at a world leading major operator based in their new state of the art offices in London. The role will allow the opportunity to manage 3 different assets whilst leading own team, offering a very competitive salary + benefits. Requirements: The ideal candidate will have 10+ years experience of Seismic Inte...
COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. Job Title - Licenced Animal Technician (DART Specialist) Location – Harrogate Salary – Competitive Job Type – Full Time. We are currently recruiting for 2 Licensed Animal technicians with DART (developmental and reproductive toxicology) experience. We are strivin...
Quintiles (NYSE: Q) is the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services with a network of more than 29,000 employees conducting business in approximately 100 countries. We helped develop or commercialize all of 2013’s top-100 best-selling drugs on the market. Quintiles applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along with extensive thera...
Kent, South East/Southern
My Kent based pharmaceutical Client is seeking an experienced QC Manager (Finished Dose). Please forward your cv for consideration if you have the following skills and experience. Relevant Technical experience, science graduate or equivalent with experience working in an analytical laboratory. Significant experience in people management with experience of:- Performance management Conflict manageme...
SCIENCE LAB TECHNICIAN POST NO 09/2015 Term time only, 35 hrs pw To start as soon as possible £13,959 to £14,907 p.a. To give technical support to the Departmental staff and students. Birkenhead Sixth Form College is the only Sixth Form College on the Wirral and provides education for over 1200 full-time 16-18 year olds offering a variety of courses at all levels and an extensive provision for adu...
Shift QC Technician (10 month fix term) Due to production demands hitting an all-time high, our client a well respect chemical company are looking for a QC Analyst with good experience of HPLC and other analytical techniques to join their team for 10 months. This is day shift position on a 4 on, 4 off 12 hour days The Role Follow appropriate test methods to ensure raw materials, bulk liquids and f...
THE POSITION Management of NPD projects from 1st concepts through to launch. Project management to ensure that projects are launched on time and to the standards expected by our customers. To include: Attendance of presentations to customers and preparation of all necessary documentation, sample submission forms, etc Liaising with chefs and customers to ensure that project briefs are being adequat...
Hospira is the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies. We have an exciting opportunity available for a Quality Manager, QP / Qualified Person, to join us on a 12 month fixed term contract at our new EMEA HQ in Hurley, Berkshire. The Quality Manager, QP / Qualified Person is a key role for the business where you will enjoy a varied role with the following duties: Tra...
Hospira is a specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, dedicated to Advancing Wellness™ through the right people and the right products. We have an exciting opportunity available for a Medical Director for our Auto-Immune portfolio to join our new EMEA HQ in Hurley, Berkshire. Reporting to the Vice President, EMEA Medical Affairs, the Medical Director, Auto-Immune will provide medi...
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Asbestos Surveyor/Analyst to cover a variety of contracts in the Scotland area for our client, an established asbestos and environmental consultancy with an excellent track record in the asbestos market. Consideration will be given to candidates from the Glasgow/Edinburgh areas. Qualifications: Must have gained the P402, P403 and P404 asbestos certifi...
Graduate Research Executive, £20K - £25K DOE, Central London. Our client is quickly growing in terms of both size and reputation. They provide first class ad-hoc market research solutions to a global network of leading pharmaceutical companies. In order to support their growth our client is now recruiting for an experienced Research Executive to join the team! The Company: • Fun, Friendly and supp...
We are looking to recruit an ADME Scientist for our client in the West Midlands. Our client is a leading CRO within the UK offering a high quality and essential service to the Pharmaceutical and BioTech Sector including an array of associated industries. From their state-of-the-art facilities they are propelling their client’s innovations in chemistry Due to expansion, an additional need for an AD...

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