Biotechnology Job Descriptions


           Vice President of Research and Development
           Scientific Director
           Associate Scientific Director
           Principal Scientist
           Senior Scientist
           Scientist II
           Scientist I
           Principal Research Associate
           Senior Research Associate
           Research Associate
           Research Assistant
           Lab Assistant

         Bioinformatics Scientist/Engineer
         Bioinformatics Analyst/Programmer
         Molecular Modeler

        Animal Sciences
         Facility Manager/Supervisor
         Animal Technician

         Vice President of Operations

        Process/Product Development
         Director of Product/Process Development
         Process Development Supervisor
         Process Development Associate
         Process Development Technician

        Manufacturing and Production
         Director of Manufacturing
         Manufacturing Manager
         Manufacturing Supervisor
         Manufacturing Associate
         Manufacturing Technician
         Manufacturing Instrument/Calibration Technician

        Materials Management
         Purchasing Agent / Buyer
         Material Handler

        Aseptic Fill
         Aseptic Fill Supervisor
         Aseptic Fill Research Associate
         Aseptic Fill Technician

        Facilities Management
         Facilities Manager
         Facilities Technician

        Environmental Health & Safety
         Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
         Environmental Engineer
         Environmental Technician

         Director of Quality

        Quality Control - Chemistry
         Quality Control (QC) Manager/Supervisor
         Quality Control (QC) Analyst
         Quality Control (QC) Technician

         Microbiology QC Supervisor
         Microbiology QC Microbiologist

        Quality Assurance
         QA Manager/Supervisor
         Quality Assurance (QA) Documentation Specialist
         Quality Assurance (QA) Documentation Coordinator

         Validation Manager
         Validation Specialist

         Medical Director/Associate Medical Director
         Clinical Research Manager
         Clinical Research Associate
         Clinical Data Manager/Associate
         Clinical Database Manager/Programmer Analyst
         Medical Writer
         Director/Manager of Regulatory Affairs
         Regulatory Affairs Associate
         Documentation Associate/Assistant
         Medical Affairs Director

         Vice President of Finance & Administration
         Chief Financial Officer

         Director of Finance
         Accounting Manager
         Accounting Clerk
         Payroll Clerk

         Public/Investor Relations Manager
         Government Relations Manager
         Director of Human Resources
         Human Resources Representative
         Safety Manager
         Administrative Assistant

        Information Systems
         Manager of Information Systems

         Patent/IP Attorney
         Labor/Employment Law Attorney
         Contract Attorney

         Vice President of Business Development
         Director of Business Development
         Manager of Corporate Planning
         Business Development Research Analyst

            MARKETING & SALES
         Vice President of Marketing
         Marketing Research Analyst
         Product Marketing Manager

         Director of Project Management
         Associate Director of Project Management
         Project Manager

Compiled by
Charles D. Lawrence, MPH, Ph.D.

From information provided by the Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation