DENVER, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioSpace, the largest online source for biotech and life sciences jobs, recruitment solutions and industry news, released its Genetown Economic Outlook, examining hiring trends, salary figures and more for the Massachusetts and Rhode Island area.
The number of visits to BioSpace.com by Genetown professionals increased 4 percent from January – August 2013, over the same period last year. During that same period, candidate registrations also increased a generous 18 percent indicating a growing interest in biotech and pharmaceutical employment in the region.
"From August 2012 – 2013, 115 different employers posted open job opportunities in the Genetown Hotbed region," said Emily Chereck, BioSpace Product Manager. "With such a variety of employment opportunities, candidates are able to apply for fitting positions and employers are likely to find the perfect match for their recruitment needs."
The report also details the state of life sciences/biotechnology careers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including top jobs, salary information and the most in-demand positions – Scientist, Senior Scientist, QA/QC/Regulatory Affairs and Research Associate.
For more than a decade, BioSpace has highlighted the life sciences/biotech industry in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island area with the Genetown Hotbed Map. The map highlights organizations that comprise the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device communities in the area.
To keep pace with the growing number of biotech and pharma job seekers and employment opportunities in the Genetown region, BioSpace will be hosting a career fair this week.
Date and Time: November 7, 2013, 11am - 4pm
Location: Cambridge Marriott, 2 Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA 02142
Requirements: All candidates with a four-year degree in the life sciences field and a minimum of two years of industry related experience are invited to attend to visit with exhibiting companies including Vertex, Novarits and EMD Group.
BioSpace serves as the leading online source for biotechnology jobs, breaking industry news and expert analysis. BioSpace has accelerated recruitment, communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders within the life sciences for more than 25 years.
An onTargetjobs, Inc. company, BioSpace also powers DeviceSpace, a leading career and news resource for the medical device and diagnostics industry, and ClinicaSpace for clinical research jobs and news.