Scientific services: medical

We've linked to key resources about graduate careers in scientific services (medical)

Use this page as your starting point for finding out about working in this sector. 


These sector guides, produced by leading careers information providers, include overviews of the sector and more detail on specific areas, such as scientific services (medical).  They contain suggestions of employers and, where relevant, further study. 

Science and pharmaceuticals (Prospects)

Science and research (TargetJobs)

Below, we list profiles of some roles specific to this sector. There are also other roles which are common to this and many other sectors.

Each of the profiles we list includes information about: 

  • typical responsibilities in the role 

  • average starting salary range for new entrants 

  • entry requirements 

  • career progression 

  • professional bodies 

  • typical employers  

  • where to look for vacancies 

Healthcare scientist, audiology

Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry

Healthcare scientist, clinical embryology

Healthcare scientist, genomics

Healthcare scientist, haematology

Healthcare scientist, histocompatibility and immunogenetics

Healthcare scientist, immunology

Healthcare scientist, medical physics

Healthcare scientist, physiology

Medicinal chemist



Pharmacist, Community

Pharmacist, Hospital


Radiation protection officer

Research scientist, medical



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