Are you a research associate / assistant at biotech company? what makes you like your job?

Please help. I am currently working as a research associate in an academic environment. The salary is low, the job is not challenging, and the learning curve plateau after a while. It becomes like a routine menial job. Before I decide to change career,I wonder if the research associates working in the big biotech companies (such as genentech, amgen, invitrogen, etc) like their job. If yes, what makes you like the job? what's the prospect of career advancement? I don't intend to pursue Ph.D. btw.

Asked By: Novie K - 7/11/2008
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Get to see the larger perspective, thus: You will understand how & why greed in bio-tech is ugly and whether the research objectives of these companies are really benign in the larger context.
Answered By: skn8700 - 7/12/2008
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I like my job because the money is great. Biotech industry has a higher salary standard compare to other industry. Just make sure you work in the big ones. The atmosphere is mostly casual. And I am surrounded by intelligent people. the job is challenging because the industry is very fast... More
Answered By: bla b - 7/12/2008
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