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Expiry date:
07 Feb 2019
Location:
Workington, Cumbria
Salary:
£26,000 per annum

nucleargraduates 2019 - Human Resources (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority)

nucleargraduates

nucleargraduates is a ground-breaking graduate programme created by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and sponsored by many well-respected organisations across the nuclear industry including Sellafield Ltd, Rolls-Royce, Jacobs and the Office for Nucle

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Expiry date:
07 Feb 2019
Location:
Workington, Cumbria
Salary:
£26,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate scheme
Contract type:
Permanent
Industry:
Nuclear engineering, Marketing, Pharmaeuticals
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Stafford's Green, Dorset
Salary:
£75 - £85 per day

Science Graduate / Lab Technician required for a contract posit

The Supply Register

Science Graduate / Lab Technician required for a contract position based in Stafford Job Type: Full Time Full time, to start ASAP Salary: £75 - 85 (dependent on experience) Are you a creativ

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Ongoing
Location:
Stafford's Green, Dorset
Salary:
£75 - £85 per day
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Salary:
£20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Junior Site Chemist (Chemistry Graduate)

Rise Technical Recruitment

Junior Site Chemist (Chemistry Graduate) £20’000 - £22’000 + Overtime + Training + Progression + Excellent Benefits Package Cardiff, South Wales (Commutable from: Newpo

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Ongoing
Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Salary:
£20,000 - £22,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Permanent
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Crawley, Devon
Salary:
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum

Graduate Analytical Chemist

VRS-UK

Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Chemistry graduate to join an internationally renowned testing laboratory! Working within a fast-paced and dynamic team you will be primarily lab-based, spec

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Ongoing
Location:
Crawley, Devon
Salary:
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Permanent
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Abbey Hey, Greater Manchester

Business-Minded Chemistry Graduates Wanted

Taylorollinson

Business-Minded Chemistry Graduates Wanted! Location: North West Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus Products: Analytical chemistry with a focus on chromatography An exciting opportunity for chemists/

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Ongoing
Location:
Abbey Hey, Greater Manchester
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Permanent
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Salary:
£28,000 per annum

Graduate Geophysicist

Rise Technical Recruitment

Entry level Geophysicist role on offer within a large and rapidly growing company that will provide full industry training and the chance to build a long-term career with strong pathways to progressio

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Ongoing
Location:
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Salary:
£28,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Permanent
Industry:
Physics
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Kent, Hampshire
Salary:
£11,400 per annum

Chemistry Graduate

Edustaff

Are you a Chemistry Graduate with aspirations to pursue a career in teaching? Would you like the opportunity to gain teaching experience in an environment where if successful you could be enrolled on a school-based Initial Teacher Training Programme? We a

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Kent, Hampshire
Salary:
£11,400 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Worcester, Worcestershire

Site Chemist - Graduate

Cranleigh Scientific

An opportunity has arisen for a recent chemistry or environmental science graduate to join a leading waste management company as a site chemist. Located in Worcester, your role as a site chemist will be to assist with daily site and laboratory operations;

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Ongoing
Location:
Worcester, Worcestershire
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
04 Jan 2019
Location:
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 per annum

Graduate Mobile Chemist

Cranleigh Scientific

An opportunity has arisen for a recent graduate to join one of the UK's leading waste management companies as a mobile chemist at their facility in Rochdale. You should be qualified to a degree level in Chemistry or a relevant scientific discipline, have

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Expiry date:
04 Jan 2019
Location:
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
London,

Chemistry Teaching Assistant Fantastic graduate science support role

Teachers

Are you a Chemistry graduate who is keen to support and motivate others in your specialist science subject? Do you like the sound of becoming a secondary Chemistry teacher but wish to gain some in school experience first as a Chemistry Teaching Assistant?

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Ongoing
Location:
London,
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£18,000 per annum

Graduate LC-MS Analyst

VRS Recruitment

Are you a high calibre chemistry graduate looking for your first job in industry? If so, then this could be the role for you This is a 'hands-on’ position where, following full training, you will undertake quantitative analysis of drugs within biological

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£18,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Biosciences
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Chelmsford, Essex

Graduate Engineering Geologist, Chelmsford, Essex, South East

Jp Sales Recruitment

Excellent opportunity to join a well established company offering good advancement opportunities coupled with on going training. The role and responsibilities will include trail pitting, site supervision of cable percussive, rotary & window sampling drill

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Ongoing
Location:
Chelmsford, Essex
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Environmental science
Expiry date:
04 Jan 2019
Location:
Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Chemistry Graduate Teaching Assistant - Wolverhampton

Teachers

Chemistry Graduate Teaching Assistant - Wolverhampton Immediate start Have you considered teacher training upon graduating but decide you needed to gain more experience before making a final decision? Would you like to make a difference to a school in a d

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Expiry date:
04 Jan 2019
Location:
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands

Chemistry Graduate Teaching Assistant and Academic Mentor

Teachers

Chemistry Graduate – Teaching Assistant and Academic Mentor Are you a Chemistry graduate who is searching to build a rewarding career as a Chemistry teacher? Would you love to gain some fantastic classroom experience in an innovative and supportive second

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Birmingham, West Midlands
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Dorking, Surrey
Salary:
£12.00 per hour

Graduate Laboratory Technician Clean Room

ProTech Recruitment

This is a great opportunity for Graduate Laboratory Technician to join a well-established scientific R&D organisation. The business, based in Surrey, are currently involved in several space related engineering projects due for launch in the next 3 - 5 yea

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Dorking, Surrey
Salary:
£12.00 per hour
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Salary:
£20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Junior Site Chemist (Chemistry Graduate)

Rise Technical Recruitment

Junior Site Chemist (Chemistry Graduate) £20'000 - £22'000 Overtime Training Progression Excellent Benefits Package Ilkeston, Derbyshire (Commutable from: Derby, Nottingham, Chesterfield, Sutton in Ashfield, Mansfield) Are you a Chemistry graduate, lo

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Salary:
£20,000 - £22,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Leighton buzzard, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate Chemist Plastics & Polymers

ProTech Recruitment

This is a great opportunity for a Graduate Chemist to join a very successful polymer engineering business that designs and manufactures a range of high volume products for some of the world's largest brands. As the Graduate Chemist you will be a key point

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Leighton buzzard, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£18,000 per annum

Graduate Biochemist

VRS Recruitment

Fantastic opportunity for a chemist or biochemist keen to develop their career in biochemistry within a fast-growing biopharmaceutical laboratory. You will be working as part of a highly regarded and successful team utilising an extensive range of analyti

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£18,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Biosciences
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
London,

Chemistry Graduate Learning Support Assistant

Teachers

Have you recently graduated with a Chemistry degree and wish to find a route into teaching? Do you hold a strong passion for Chemistry and would relish the chance to spend every working day transferring your knowledge across to the next generation of Chem

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
London,
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Gravesend, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£11,400 per annum

Chemistry Graduate Teaching Assistant

Edustaff

Chemistry Graduate Teaching Assistant – Gravesend, Kent Are you a Chemistry graduate with a 2.2 degree or higher? Do you have aspirations of becoming a Secondary Science Teacher, but would first like to gain further school experience? This highly rated se

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Gravesend, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£11,400 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Chemistry
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Helping you find a career in Science & pharmaceuticals

We don’t need to tell you that science is vast – it covers everything from the depths of space to the minutiae of DNA evidence, with all of human, animal and plant life in between.

A huge part of science is pharmaceuticals, which is often thought of as a separate industry – one that creates, develops, tests, produces, markets and sells the drugs that we see on the supermarket shelves and use to rid us of everything from a scratchy cough to a complex illness. Being part of this means you will positively impact health around the world – significantly changing the lives of millions of people.

Huge progress has been made in recent years, and new technologies have been introduced that have changed the way we live our lives. With these advances it has been possible to develop drugs to help the fight against HIV, for instance, improving the lives of millions of people. Having the opportunity to positively impact the lives of people in this way is an exciting thing to be part of.

Of course, it’s not just people that you can help save through a career in the sciences. The world is facing a sustained climate challenge in the 21st Century, and it’s scientists who are fighting this. It’s scientists that are exploring the far reaches of the universe and debating whether we’ll ever make contact with alien life (and whether Pluto is, or isn’t, a planet.) It’s scientists that allow us to go about our daily lives safely, and sort things out when they go wrong.


Skills required for a career in the Science & pharmaceuticals industry
Of course, scientific knowledge is the most essential part of your skillset in this industry – and the specifics of this will vary hugely across the sectors, from micro biology to astrophysics, via a multitude of areas in between.

Having said that, you will need certain skills for any role within the sector – here are just a few:
Typical Science & pharmaceuticals career progression routes
Career progression is good in science across the board, with numerous job openings in every part of the industry. People with strong scientific skills are in high demand, and with scientific innovation racing forward there are only ever going to be more roles that need filling.

Because of this, STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths) companies in general find themselves with a skills gap – what is being learnt at university can’t keep up with the industry’s rapid pace of change. Bad news for the industry, maybe - but good news for ambitious science graduates, who can utilise this to strategically upskill, plug the gap, and make themselves invaluable to the organisations that are crying out for scientific talent. Because career paths are much more defined in the sciences than they are in other sectors, for example the arts, with a willingness to keep up with the pace of the industry and continual learning a priority ambitious and driven graduates can progress quickly.
Typical Career Development for the Science & pharmaceuticals industry
To really make an impact in the sciences you might need to gain more qualifications than your undergraduate degree. Luckily for those that want to pursue a career in research, funding for PhDs in the sciences are relatively easy to come by when compared to other subjects. Speak to your university department and others that you might want to study at to find out about opportunities.

If you find a graduate scheme in an area that appeals to you without the need for further study, you will immediately be on a clear path that will lay out your immediate goals and what you need to do to achieve them and progress.
How much do Science & pharmaceuticals professionals get paid?
Because of the technical skills they require, the sciences are able to offer relatively good wages. According to the Science Recruitment Group’s 2016 salary survey, the average salary in the industry is just over £34,000.

According to the Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB), the average starting salary in pharmaceuticals specifically is £24,000, with salaries for those with years of experience sometimes reaching £100,000.

Here are average salaries for some jobs in the industry, according to Payscale:

  • Analytical chemist: £22,518

  • Biologist: £25,426

  • Biochemist: £29,331

  • Chemist: £25,187

  • Clinical pharmacist: £36,144

  • Clinical laboratory scientist: £29,225

  • Ecologist: £21,625

  • Senior ecologist: £30,603

  • Food technologist: £25,572

  • Forensic scientist: £26,118

  • Geophysicist: £38,303

  • Geologist: £35,060

  • Laboratory technician: £18,496

  • Materials scientist: £29,905

  • Product development scientist: £25,662

  • Medicinal chemist: £33,500

  • Medical physicist: £35,954

  • Microbiologist: £22,561

  • Physicist: £34,928

  • Pharmacist: £34,644

  • Research scientist: £29,778
How to get there
It’s worth taking time to explore all your options and to consider the possible job opportunities after a degree. Many of those with undergraduate degrees in the sciences will go on to lab work, whilst many will decide they want to specialise further with a masters, or a doctoral qualification that will allow them to go on to conduct scientific research.

Many employers also offer specific entry schemes for graduates with fast-track career progression. The application criteria and details of the scheme will depend on the individual employer.

It’s important to demonstrate your practical skills as well as your scientific knowledge, as many employers within the science sector find that these skills lacking in recent graduates. Make sure you are clear about the skills that you gained during any work experience, or whilst on your year in industry.

A scheme to consider is the NHS’ Scientist Training Programme, a three-year training programme that includes work-based and academic learning and includes a part-time masters in your chosen specialism. The scheme aims to train the very best people to become clinical scientists.
What qualifications do I need for a Science & pharmaceuticals career
You can enter the pharmaceutical industry from any degree background, although chemistry, biology, pharmacology and engineering are all vital and obvious degrees to take if you want to work in the more technical roles. Overall though, there is such a wide range of opportunity that many different degrees are brilliant entry points.

Degrees such as cell biology, biochemistry and immunology, as well as not directly related degrees such as business/management, IT or mathematics could also be useful for pharmaceuticals.

Whilst it might seem obvious that you need a degree in biology to work in that field, for example, the sciences are becoming more and more interdisciplinary – meaning that your degree may be suitable for a complimentary area even if it isn’t directly related. You may need to complete a technical skills or similar course to top up your knowledge, but this will depend on the specific role.