One can take up research jobs in a number of industries and laboratories after completing a master’s degree course in any of the specialised subjects. Earlier there were a less number of medical professionals opting for this field because of its minimal application and roles; but now research in clinical laboratories and medical field has emerged as a separate and unique area of specialisation for many doctors because of its wide application in many areas.
Wide range of opportunities awaits young, dynamic and inventive physicians in this medical area. There are varying job responsibilities for these comprehensive researchers in the pharmaceutical field, environmental study, hospitals and health care centers, physiotherapy branch, diabetes clinic and testing labs, oncology and neurology departments etc. Graduates in microbiology and pharmacology can take up this profession with a PhD in any of the specialized subjects. There are many attractive job positions offered to these researchers with varying designations. Some of them are listed below:
There are high remunerations offered to aspiring professionals in this field as an average salary of a fresh research assistant is expected to be around 55K per annum which is purely based on academic qualification. Clinical Research Managers can expect a higher salary structure of around 1-1.5 lakh per annum. This level which demands greater involvement and in-depth knowledge of the subject with enormous experience and high expertise levels in real time projects. PhD. holders can take up teaching job as their profession.
Good communication skills and a fair knowledge about recent developments in this area can serve as an added advantage for researchers to prosper and grow in this field.