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As medical researcher you will be working on a wide range of different areas. Your main role will be to study diseases and other physical problems with the human body. The other role you will have will be to find new treatments and improve treatments.
You will be at the forefront of medical science; you will mostly be based in a laboratory or in a university. There will also be jobs working for large pharmaceutical firms.

Responsibilities & Skills

As a medical researcher you will have a number of different responsibilities. You will be responsible for your research work; you will also be responsible for making sure your work is at the highest level. Much of your research work will be used to help develop new drugs and treatments. You might also be in charge of a small team of researchers so it will be your job to make sure that everyone works well and is producing top quality work.
For this role you will need to have to have a university background. Most people who go into this career will have a Masters Degree in a biology related subject. Alongside having excellent academic qualifications you will need to have good work experience. Many people who go into this career will have spent a number years as a general researcher or research assistant. It will be useful to have good Maths and English skills, and also good computer skills. You need to be able to work well with people as you will be working in a team environment and sometimes under a great amount of pressure.

Required Qualifications

  • A relevant scientific degree or masters will be important for this role.
  • If you're thinking of a long term career then undertaking a PHD could be useful.

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