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  • ''. . .an exact presentation of possibilities and rewards for chemists within the pharmaceutical box. basically, it truly is meant as a consultant for natural chemists. still, all chemists, in addition to these proficient in various different medical disciplines, will derive very much from this e-book . . . it will likely be of specific gain to people who suggest scholars, i.e., college professors, directors, and faculty.''
    --Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, June 2000

    ''This publication is an absolute needs to learn for natural chemistry scholars and their academics, and others attracted to jobs within the pharmaceutical undefined. It covers all of the details, and is full of sage suggestion that's good highlighted. it's so good written, with such an enticing type, that it's also a excitement to learn. Richard Friary has performed a superb carrier through penning this best suited book.''
    --Ronald Breslow Ph.D., collage Professor of Chemistry and organic Sciences, Columbia college; former president of the yankee Chemical Society

    ''Dr. Friary's a long time of expertise within the drug are sincerely obtrusive within the pages of this much-needed quantity - it truly is really ''one of a kind'' and may be positioned in a millennium time pill to show destiny biotech marketers tips on how to organize and run a pharmaceutical R&D operation!''
    --Pat N. Confalone Ph.D., Senior vp, DuPont prescription drugs

    ''A feeling of déjà vu came visiting me to the purpose that I had butterflies in my abdominal, considering that it was once purely the day before today that i used to be encountering an analogous difficult occasions and looking solutions to an analogous questions that Dr. Friary addresses in his publication. . . . This e-book is a needs to learn for a person contemplating a profession or beginning his/her profession as a examine chemist (scientist) and may be at the cabinets of such a lot human source and counsel professionals.''
    --William A. Metz Ph.D., examine Scientist, Drug Discovery, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc.

    ''Dick Friary's e-book will be required examining for chemists at any point considering a occupation within the pharmaceutical in addition to somebody desirous to achieve an knowing of the function chemists play in drug discovery and improvement. His writing type makes for vigorous interpreting and the information during the publication are exact and invaluable.''
    --Arthur J. Elliott, Ph.D., vp of Chemistry, SIDDCO

    ''Every chemistry significant at each point of upper schooling will be guided via this publication by way of a college mentor.''
    --RALPH BRIGHAM, DIRECTOR OF profession companies, MONTANA country college

    ''Jobs within the Drug is an authoritative compendium of consultant posts by means of an ''in-house'' professional during the pharmaceutical undefined, the main lively marketplace of job in business natural chemistry this present day. this can be for all point of scholars, post-docs, and any new hires within the pharmaceutical undefined, a pragmatic how to define it, how you can do it, and the way to maneuver in it. [The publication is] a true resource and consultant, excellently referenced, and the appendices are beneficiant. Written through one that is aware all phases of the pharmaceutical undefined. The writing is simple and pleasant, with a wry wit - most pleasurable analyzing. And what a aid to all within the undefined. If I have been a FIPCO boss with new chemist staff, i might supply every one a duplicate, and my employees may possibly use it too.''

    ''Dr. Friary has first-hand wisdom in regards to the pharmaceutical and this e-book relays his wisdom, got through years of expertise, to the reader. This publication is unequaled within the sheer volume of knowledge that it includes approximately all aspects of being employed, operating inside of, and retiring in a pharmaceutical corporation. Appendices supplied are very important in going in contact with pharmaceutical businesses around the state if one wants to search employment with one in all them. I strongly suggest this publication for an individual contemplating a profession within the drug undefined. is a e-book that i'm going to use upon initiation of my very own activity search.''

    ''...A pleasant and simple to learn account of what can be anticipated within the drug undefined. the writer turns out to have hit each base and anticipated each query. i'm going to consider very cozy in suggesting pupil glance this over if she or he desires to recognize extra approximately attainable careers in chemistry.''
    --BRAD MUNDY, COLBY university

    ''This ebook is a handy gizmo to benefit every thing you must learn about the pharmaceutical company and the way to procedure a potential task within the box. an intensive and descriptive consultant to knowing the drug undefined. i discovered it very valuable whilst I learn what interviewers anticipate and search for in applicants. I felt like i used to be being walked via an interview as a read.''
    --SEAN NEVILLE, CHEMISTRY significant AT COLBY university AND summer time INTERN AT A PHARMACEUTICAL corporation

    ''This booklet in an outstanding primer on lifestyles within the pharmaceutical undefined, priceless for chemists and non-chemists alike. it's a needs to for these attracted to a profession within the pharmaceutical industry...Dr. Friary has captured, in an easy-to-read, attention-grabbing textual content, classes that it has taken me nearly two decades within the to profit. He has made on hand crucial details that may make applicants extra a professional and fascinating, whereas laying out truly what a profession within the pharmaceutical entails.''

    ''For humans attempting to land jobs within the pharmaceutical undefined, the correct training can be present in the pages of 'Jobs within the Drug undefined: A profession consultant for Chemists.' . . .job seekers will locate this booklet choked with valuable details. it'll make the chore of touchdown that first task within the drug rather less onerous.''
    --CHEMICAL & ENGINEERING information, August 7, 2000

    ''. . . supplies an excellent total photograph of the and the occupation probabilities past drug discovery. . .. His geographical index of drug-related agencies is mainly valuable.''

    ''The writer, Richard Friary, is a really profitable natural and medicinal chemist with greater than 30 years event. during this ebook he describes the type of paintings that's performed by means of medicinal or technique chemists within the pharmaceutical in addition to the resultant satisfactions and rewards deriving from his paintings. The publication gathers right into a unmarried quantity all the fundamentals interested in getting a task as a medicinal or procedure chemist within the North American drug undefined. Jobs within the Drug is a correct presentation of possibilities and rewards for chemists within the pharmaceutical field.'' ''. . .it could be of specific profit to people who recommend scholars, i.e., college professors, directors, and faculty.''
    --Carl Kaiser, magazine OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, Vol.43, No. 15.

    '' . . .perhaps the main priceless part is the bankruptcy dedicated to the serious reviewing of potential employers and task deals, talents that almost all scientists lack. in case you are searching for your first ''real'' task out of graduate college or after a postdoc, this can be the book.''
    --Randall Willis, cutting-edge CHEMIST AT paintings, September 2000.

    ''Friary treats his topic in a so much complete means. He gathers the basics for chemists of having a role within the pharmaceutical and indicates the categories of labor chemists do, the salaries and advantages they get, and advises on activity and corporate overview. as well as the entire useful features in task looking, the book's longest lasting values may well lie in describing the method and demanding situations of drug discovery.''
    --STRUCTURAL CHEMISTRY, 2000, VOL. eleven, NO. 6

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They last 15 to 40 minutes and relentlessly succeed one another from early morning until late afternoon. Later in the week, thronged poster sessions, mixers, and black-tie dinners diversify the schedule. A rich commercial exposition demonstrates intricately wrought chemical glassware, slick analytical instruments, and pastel molecular models on computer screens. Competing to snatch passersby from the aisles, exhibitors dart from their booths as grasping lobsters spring from stony lairs, only to bestow souvenirs in plastic shopping bags.

Companies like DuPont and Monsanto, which manufactured chemicals in bulk, recently entered the fray, respectively forming the DuPont Pharmaceutical Company and Monsanto Life Sciences. The opportunities to Profile of the Pharmaceutical Businesses 45 profit attracted Bristol-Myers (now Bristol-Myers Squibb) and Procter & Gamble, hitherto consumer products companies. Complexity Integrated pharmaceutical companies require the minimum biomass of 600800 employees, judiciously distributed among the many job functions.

Salaries: 1996 analyzes chemists' employment rates and other data. Staff writers at ACS excerpt both reports for periodical publications like Chemical and Engineering News, Today's Chemist at Work, and even the British journal Chemistry and Industry. Chemical libraries offer all these periodicals to readers. The survey typically harvests more information than the reports can hold, so the ACS Office of Career Services makes the overflow available to inquirers. , $61,600. The mean starting salary and standard deviation for chemists with doctoral degrees equaled $62,375 ± 8106.

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