Careers with the Pharmaceutical Industry / Edition 2

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Research and development of medicines is one of the most challenging, stimulating and successful industrial activities. This book will interest those seeking information about different careers in and associated with the pharmaceutical industry.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470843284
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/26/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface to the First Edition
I Background to Medicines Research and Development 1
1 Pharmaceutical Medicine - A Specialist Discipline 3
2 The Contribution of Academic Clinical Pharmacology to Medicines Research 17
3 A Career in Drug Discovery 29
II Careers in Pre-Clinical and Clinical Research 45
4 A Career in Clinical Pharmacology 47
5 Career Opportunities for Physicians in the Pharmaceutical Industry 55
6 The Clinical Research Associate 67
7 Clinical Trial Administrator and Study Site Co-ordinator - Key Roles in Clinical Research 79
8 Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry 99
9 Careers in Data Management 111
10 Working in a Contract Research Organisation 119
III Careers in Sales and Marketing 127
11 A Career in Product Management 129
12 A Career in Medical Sales and Medical Sales Management 137
IV General Careers with the Pharmaceutical Industry 149
13 The Role of the Pharmacist in Healthcare 151
14 Careers for Nurses with the Pharmaceutical Industry 163
15 The Toxicologist in Pharmaceutical Medicine 177
16 A Career in Clinical Quality Assurance 187
17 A Career in Product Registration and Regulatory Affairs 203
18 Careers in Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance 213
19 Careers in Medical Information 223
20 Medical Writing as a Career 235
21 Career Opportunities in Medicines Regulation - The Medical Assessor 247
22 Pharmaceutical Law - A Growing Legal Specialty 255
23 Industry Careers for Pharmacoeconomists 267
24 Consultant in Pharmaceutical Medicine 275
V Career Progression 287
25 Landing that Job - Recruitment, CVs and Interviews 289
26 Career Development in Pharmaceuticals 303
27 Opportunities for Education and Training in the Pharmaceutical Industry 311
Useful Information 337
Index 341
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