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Bored of academia? Sick of publish-or-perish and the grant-chasing treadmill?

You’ve probably thought about building a career in the pharmaceutical industry, only to find a confusing world of unfamiliar terminology, requirements, and job descriptions.

This book explains the many complexities of the pharmaceutical industry: the processes, the expectations, the skills you need to know and the careers you can enter – all laid out in an informative and jargon-free manner. For those who have started or want to start in the pharmaceutical industry, this book is a vital resource.

What does it include?

An introduction to the entire drug development and manufacturing process. We examine how a drug goes from chemical entity to a final pharmaceutical; how drug batches are made, checked, and released to the market; we look at the marketing process, pharmacovigilance, and how processes change over time.
Industry expectations. We look at the knowledge you should learn during the first few weeks and months, attributes you should be cultivating, and how to work effectively with your manager.
Industry skills you need to succeed. We cover skills such as effective communication in all its forms, how to attend and run a meeting; how to organise information, how to cope with the sudden demands on your time and how to plan and execute projects succesfully.
Starting and building your pharmaceutical career. We describe the most common entry roles taken by life scientists entering industry and how you can develop your career beyond that initial step.
Finally our terminology list helps explain the multitude of pharmaceutical terms which you will come across in your career.

From the Publisher

blue pills representing a succesful pharmaceutical product

blue pills representing a succesful pharmaceutical product

The Life After Life Science Series

Are you interested in a biotech or pharmaceutical career? Just starting out in a new role? Unsure what all these terms such as ‘regulatory affairs’ or ‘process validation’ mean?

The Life After Life Science series was written to help beginners in the field of pharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing. It introduces readers to the complex world underlying modern medicine in a manner which is accessible to all.

If you are interested in a career in pharma, then this series is for you.

What does the book cover?
An introduction to the pharmaceutical industry, available roles, and how to excel within your first days on the job
Regulatory affairs is vital for getting pharmaceuticals to the market, but is rarely covered in scientific courses. This book provides an overview of the field
This book explains aseptic production, the basis of all manufacturing for all biotech products
Covers the steps involved in taking a new candidate medicine through to a commercial-scale process

Who should read it?
People aiming to enter the pharmaceutical industry
Those looking at a career in regulatory or trying to decide what it involves
New hires in a biotech or biological field who need to understand aseptic processes
New hires in development or manufacturing areas who need to understand scale-up and commercialisation

Available formats?
E-book and paperback
E-book and paperback
E-book and paperback
E-book and paperback

Publisher ‏ : ‎ CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 22, 2017)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 122 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1542559685
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1542559683
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.2 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.28 x 9 inches


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