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Special Feature

How to Get a Job as a CRA

How to Get a Job as a CRA? By Somaraju Lokaranjan, PM, i3 Research

Science graduates have always fared less in remuneration and benefits compared to engineering graduates. They have always wanted a career option in science which gives them a comparable salary and a steady career path. The average salary for a CRA ranges from 40,000 to 60,000 USD but is also country specific as per national standards and subsequently better within life science jobs.

Clinical Research is one of those career options which can fulfill your dreams and put you on an interesting career path with a faster growth ladder if you are the right person for the profile. There are examples in Industry where, in a span of five-six years entry level, CRAs have progressed to become project managers and higher related positions higher related positions. More...

Join us for the 40th Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, Sept. 11-13, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Chicago (Rosemont), IL, covering a wide range of current, relevant topics as noted below. CME and CPE credits available for registered attendees.

• Transdermal Delivery Systems
• Opioids and Psychotropic Drugs
• First-in-Human Clinical Trials
• Model-based Drug Development
• Biotherapeutic Dose Selection Strategies
• Drug Safety vs. Disease Treatment
• Quantitative Clinical Pharmacology in Inflammation & Immunology
• Imaging Techniques in Drug Development
• Bridging Clinical Trials
• Innovations in Pharmacoepideomiology
• Hormone Therapy in Menopausal Women

Keynote speakers include: Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Sunday, Sept 11th and Anne Schuchat, MD, Director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NICRD) on Monday, Sept 12th.

Additional information about the ACCP 40th Annual Meeting and the Preliminary Program are available online or contact TStevens@ACCP1.org.

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BioCapital (Rockville, Maryland)

Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
Associate Director, Biostatistics
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As a member of the Biostatistics department, you will be responsible for providing statistical leadership to several indications and studies in the immunology program and other therapeutic areas. You will also contribute to the departments growth and development with respect to continued evolution of statistical methodology and department procedures. You will provide statistically sound scientific guidance to peers, collaborators outside the Biostatistics department, and senior management. You will be expected to participate in and facilitate the decision making process.

Biotech Bay (Menlo Park, California)

Calysta BioSystems, Inc.
Senior Scientist, Fermentation Specialist
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The successful candidate will support microbial strain, pathway and enzyme engineering programs within the company developing fermentation protocols for growth of non-standard microorganisms. Industry experience in the optimization of growth conditions and scale-up of organisms other than E. coli and S. cerevisiae is highly desirable.

Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Human BioMolecular Research Institute
Enzymologist/Molecular Biologist
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An advanced position to enhance independent professional development of the scientist; help design and conduct a research program within the area of active research of Senior or Staff Scientist; help establish scientific direction of program; provide new research or managerial expertise to research program and provide scientific leadership within field of expertise.

Bio NC (Holly Springs, North Carolina)

Analytical Laboratory Specialist
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Successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Support multiple projects in the Manufacturing Science and Technology (MS&T) analytical laboratory. Primary focus is to assist in assay support for process samples generated at the manufacturing commercial scale and MS&T laboratories etc.

Southern Pharm (Fayetteville, Arkansas)

Associate Scientist, Analytical Development
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The Analytical Chemist will assume a leading role in the identification, development and implementation of analytical methodology required to support the commercialization and enhancement of the INEOS Bio Process. As a result, the Analytical Chemist will have a direct impact on the rate and extent of development of the Company's technology and, by extension, its business. Areas of focus will include biomass gasification, syngas processing and syngas fermentation, with an emphasis on the latter.

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Biotech Beach Career Fair

Job seekers can spend a day with HR representatives and Hiring Managers from top biotech, pharma, medical device and diagnostics companies in the Southern California region.

Candidates with a 4-year degree in the life sciences and a minimum of 2-years of industry related experience are invited to attend. (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a four-year college degree. PhD and Postdoc candidates welcome.)

Exhibiting companies are recruiting for positions in areas such as: QA/QC, clinical research, engineering, manufacturing, biostatistics, clinical data management, chemistry, regulatory affairs, and research.

Job seekers may register here.

Biotech Beach Career Fair, San Diego, CA September 22, 2011
BioMidwest Career Fair, Chicago, IL October 4, 2011
Pharm Country Career Fair, Bridgewater, NJ October 5, 2011
Biotech Bay Career Fair, Burlingame, CA October 11, 2011
Bio NC Career Fair, Durham, NC October 20, 2011
BioCapital Beach Career Fair, Bethesda, MD November 1, 2011
Genetown Career Fair, Cambridge, MA November 7, 2011

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