Job$ In The Drug Indu$Try / Edition 1

Job$ In The Drug Indu$Try / Edition 1

by Richard J. Friary
     
 

This book tells chemistry graduates how to find and why to take entry-level jobs in the pharmaceutical industry. Written by a veteran researcher, Job$ in the Drug Industry profiles the pharmaceutical businesses and details the work that BS, MS, and PhD chemists do in drug discovery and development. It teaches applicants how to evaluate drug companies, job

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This book tells chemistry graduates how to find and why to take entry-level jobs in the pharmaceutical industry. Written by a veteran researcher, Job$ in the Drug Industry profiles the pharmaceutical businesses and details the work that BS, MS, and PhD chemists do in drug discovery and development. It teaches applicants how to evaluate drug companies, job offers, and prospective bosses; and it specifies ways to create an employment network of informed insiders. A book within a book, Appendix B is a directory of more than 500 pharmaceutical companies and other private and public organizations that hire chemists in the US and Canada. The directory provides postal and e-mail addresses as well as fax numbers at which applications are accepted. This unique guidebook also identifies drug-company Web sites, directing the reader to chemists' and companies' job banks, and to e-mailed job alerts.

Learn How To:

· Discover the 12 permanent, big-pharma jobs for BS 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 BS and MS 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 options—and which two represent big pharma
· Find out your salary offer in time to negotiate your wages

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780122676451
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
0.87(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

ENTICEMENTS: WHY ORGANIC CHEMISTS WORK
IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

ELEMENTS OF DRUG DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT

JOBS IN THE DRUG INDUSTRY

DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENTAL CHEMICAL RESEARCH:
COMMON FEATURES

DISCOVERY RESEARCH: MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

CHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT: CHALLENGE IN ORGANIC SYNTHESIS

QUALIFYING AND SEARCHING FOR JOBS IN THE DRUG INDUSTRY

EVALUATING COMPANIES AND JOB OFFERS

APPENDIX A
Arthur C. Cope Award
ACS Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Roger Adams Award in Organic Chemistry
The Ernest Guenther Award in the Chemistry of Natural Products
Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry
Herbert C. Brown Award for Creative Research in Synthetic Methods
International Aspirin Prize for Solidarity through Chemistry

Geographical Index of the North American
Pharmaceutical Industry
Name Index of the North American
Pharmaceutical Industry

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