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Careers in Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Career Guide
The Ramapo College bioinformatics program prepares students to obtain employment in the industry and acadamia, pursue graduate education, careers in medicine and related disciplines, or engage in research in this technological field of great demand. Some examples of the job options for bioinformatisc graduates include: research scientist, bioinformatics programmer, physician, project manager, database developer and administrator, technical assistant and technical sales representative (some of these may require graduate education). The following links may be helpful in preparation of a career in bioinformatics.

Bioinformatics Career Profile
How to become a Bioinformatics Technician
The ABC's of Bioinformatics
Career Guide in Bioinformatics
Start Building a Career in Bioinformatics

Bioinformatician/Biostatistician Career
Bioinformatician vs. Bioinformaticist Careers

Salaries of Bioinformatics Scientists
Bioinformatics scientists make very competitive salaries.
Median Annual Salary
by Field
Median Annual Salary: Genomics
(Genomics is a branch of Bioinformatics)
Major Field
Master’s Degree
Biological, agricultural and environmental sciences
Computer and information services
Physical and related Sciences
Social & Related Sciences
Job Title
Median Salary Range
VP, Director, Senior Manager
Senior Scientist, Senior Researcher, Senior Technologist
Staff Scientist, Researcher, programmer
Source: Steve Proudfoot. March 2008. An Overview of Science, Engineering, and Health Graduates: 2006. National Science Foundation. NSF 08-304 |
Genomics related Large Pharma/ Biotech
(>5,000 employees) Salary Range for 2007.
(some of the positions require graduate degrees)
Source: Genome Technology, July/Aug 2008


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Career Opportunities in Bioinformatics
The bioinformatics program at Ramapo College provides high quality career-oriented training. Bioinformatics skill sets are one of the most sought-after in the current market. Therefore, students graduating with this major have many attractive career options. In addition to the pharmaceuticals, potential employers include research labs in academia, hospitals, governmental agencies, software industry, bioinformatics service industry and many more. Bioinformatics jobs offer decent salaries and are easy to find. Follow the links below to search for jobs that require bioinformatics skills:

Bioplanet: Bioinformatics Job Postings
ISCB Computational Biology -Job Database
Bioinformatics Scientists Jobs at
Bioinformatics Jobs at Simply Hired Jobs
Bioinformatics WW Jobs
Kelly Scientific Resources Job Search
Bio-IT World Job Postings
Informatics Hire Bio Job Listings
HireHealth Jobs
BipSpace: Jobs in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
LifeSciences World Jobs
ASBMB Job Board
Careers in Computers
Computer World Careers in Computers
Careers in Computer Science and Computer Engineering
A Guide to Computer Science Careers
Sloan Foundation: Careers

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