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Job$ in the Drug Indu$try

A Career Guide for Chemists

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Richard Friary

Job$ in the Drug Indu$try

A Career Guide for Chemists

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    Chapter 1 - Enticements: Why Organic Chemists Work in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Pages 1-39

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    Chapter 2 - Elements of Drug Discovery and Development

    Pages 41-72

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    Chapter 3 - Jobs in the Drug Industry

    Pages 73-99

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    Chapter 4 - Discovery and Developmental Chemical Research: Common Features

    Pages 101-137

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    Chapter 5 - Discovery Research: Medicinal Chemistry

    Pages 139-180

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    Chapter 6 - Chemical Development: Challenge in Organic Synthesis

    Pages 181-212

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    Chapter 7 - Qualifying and Searching for Jobs in the Drug Industry

    Pages 213-244

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    Chapter 8 - Evaluating Companies and Job Offers

    Pages 245-278

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    Appendix A - Prize-Winning Organic Chemists

    Pages 279-281

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    Appendix B - Indices of the North American Pharmaceutical Industry

    Pages 283-348

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    Index

    Pages 349-364

About the book

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This book is intended to help newly graduated chemists, particularly organic chemists, at all levels from bachelors to post-doctorates, find careers in the North American pharmaceutical industry. It will serve as a practical, detailed guiedbook for job seekers as well a reference work for faculty advisers, research supervisors, development officers, employment agents, and personnel managers in the industry. The book gathers in a single volume the fundamentals of getting an industrial job as a medicinal or process chemist, and covers all aspects of a chemist's job--scientific, financial, and managerial--within a pharmaceutical/biotechnology company. Other scientists looking for jobs as analytical or physical chemists and even biochemists and biologists will find the book useful. The valuable appendix is a unique compendium of 365 commercial, governmental, or non-profit institutions that comprise the North American pharmaceutical industry.

This book is intended to help newly graduated chemists, particularly organic chemists, at all levels from bachelors to post-doctorates, find careers in the North American pharmaceutical industry. It will serve as a practical, detailed guiedbook for job seekers as well a reference work for faculty advisers, research supervisors, development officers, employment agents, and personnel managers in the industry. The book gathers in a single volume the fundamentals of getting an industrial job as a medicinal or process chemist, and covers all aspects of a chemist's job--scientific, financial, and managerial--within a pharmaceutical/biotechnology company. Other scientists looking for jobs as analytical or physical chemists and even biochemists and biologists will find the book useful. The valuable appendix is a unique compendium of 365 commercial, governmental, or non-profit institutions that comprise the North American pharmaceutical industry.

Key Features

Learn How To:

  • Discover the 12 permanent, big-pharma jobs for B.S. chemists
  • Use the 500+ company index to locate potential employers
  • Track pharma openings with 190+ corporate and chemist-specific job banks
  • Add industry veterans to your employment network
  • Find the 50+ companies offering paid summer internships to students
  • Include the one resume item that wins interviews for B.S. and M.S. chemists
  • Express a knowledgeable preference for drug discovery or development
  • Research over 360 drug companies through their Web sites
  • Discover the 70+ firms offering stock purchase plans or stock options¾and which two represent big pharma
  • Find out your salary offer in time to negotiate your wages

Learn How To:

  • Discover the 12 permanent, big-pharma jobs for B.S. chemists
  • Use the 500+ company index to locate potential employers
  • Track pharma openings with 190+ corporate and chemist-specific job banks
  • Add industry veterans to your employment network
  • Find the 50+ companies offering paid summer internships to students
  • Include the one resume item that wins interviews for B.S. and M.S. chemists
  • Express a knowledgeable preference for drug discovery or development
  • Research over 360 drug companies through their Web sites
  • Discover the 70+ firms offering stock purchase plans or stock options¾and which two represent big pharma
  • Find out your salary offer in time to negotiate your wages

Details

ISBN

978-0-12-267645-1

Language

English

Published

2000

Copyright

Copyright © 2000 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved

Imprint

Academic Press

Authors

Richard Friary

Schering-Plough Research Institute Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA