Whether you’re a graduate looking for the perfect entry-level biotechnology career opportunity, or are a seasoned biotechnologist looking for a new career path or progression, you’re in the right place! All current biotech jobs are listed below and we’re constantly updating this page with new biotechnology jobs in the UK, so make sure you check back regularly! Want to see your biotechnology jobs listed here? Create a HRS employer account.
What are the different types of biotechnology jobs?
Some of the most notable biotechnology sectors include:
- Agricultural biotechnology, which focuses on the genetic development of plants and animals to increase yield or improve their quality of life in a certain environment.
- Industrial biotechnology, which uses research into biology to create products for a range of applications including brewing beer, making washing detergents and developing toiletries.
- Medical biotechnology, which focuses on the study of living cells and biological process to create new drugs and prevent the spread of diseases.
Why are biotechnology jobs important?
- Combat unusual diseases
- Fight climate change
- Create better manufacturing processes
Can a biotechnologist work in a hospital?
Other places a biotechnologist might work include a university, a research facility or a processing plant/factory. Working in any of these locations could see you testing samples, creating new products or exploring new manufacturing/treatment methods.
Which biotechnology jobs are in demand?
The most in-demand biotech specialisms are:
- Biomedical Engineering