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Jobs in the Drug Industry

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Jobs in the Drug Industry

Richard Friary

ISBN 0122676459
Pages 364

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.

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