Are you looking for a career in a clinical field? Have you considered Drug Safety or Pharmacovigilance?
As a Pharmacovigilance or Drug Safety Scientist your role will be focused on the detection, evaluation, knowing and prevention of adverse effects (AE) of drugs. You will also have a role in assessing the risk/benefit of products to ensure that they are safe to use. Cases can come in from clinical trials as well as medicines that are already available in the market place.
The entry requirements for Drug Safety is a pharmacy, medical or life science degree but once you have got your foot in the door there is quite a straightforward career path, as well as the opportunity to work in either a permanent or contracting capacity.
Career opportunities and remuneration in Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance are extremely good so if you are keen to explore a career in this clinical field, click here to find out more.