Biology Resources

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Job Titles

Aquatic Biologist Environmental Scientist Physician Assistants
Biologist Epidemiologist Pharmacists
Biochemist Geoscientist Pharmacologist
Biological Oceanographer Health Technologists and Technicians Physiologist
Biological-Physical Anthropologist Human Biologist Registered Nurses
Biological Photographer Immunologist Scientific Researcher
Biological Scientist Laboratory Technician Systematic Biologist
Biological Technician Marine and Aquatic Biologist Teacher
Biomedical Engineer Medical Scientist Technical Writer
Biophysicist Microbiologist Therapists
Biotechnologist Mycologist Toxicologist
Botanist Nutritionist Wildlife Biologist
Business Services Pathologist Zoologist

Personal Characteristics to be Successful

Communicative Detailed Persistent
Compassionate Determined Productive
Comprehensive Independent Realistic
Creative Intelligent Resourceful
Critical Thinking Logical Self-disciplined
Dedicated Objective

Workplace Skills

Calculate and tabulate information
Communicate test results to the public
Compile and categorizing data
Deliver laboratory analysis
Document/record information
Follow specific rules and procedures
Grasp implications of new material
Identify complex problems
Monitor processes, materials, and surroundings
Observe, receive, and obtain information

Process information or data
Provide consultation and expert advice to others
Research of study basic principles of plant and animal life
Understand the implications of new information
Use logic and analysis to examine certain approaches
Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Use scientific rules and methods to solve problems

Job Postings

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International Pharma Jobs: Search current job opportunities by field of interest, region, country or company.

Nature Jobs: Site includes a database of science jobs in addition to employer profiles and an extensive archive of online career articles.

Sci Jobs: Indexes more than 25,000 science jobs from more than 500 different university, nonprofit and industrial employers. Also, browse their employer database and submit your resume.

Science Jobs: Allows users to search for jobs in science fields on a global level. Over 1793 jobs can be searched in the US/Canada region alone.

Career Resources

Career Center of Allows search of jobs by specific career areas/titles.

Association for Women in Science: Provides links to search for internships, scholarships, volunteer opportunities, mentoring, and job postings for women in the scientific fields.

The Scientist Journal Job Ads: Resources for job searches and other helpful tools to aid in selecting a job in the science field.

Graduate School

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Medicine
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Washington University

University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Dentistry

Evolutionary Biology

University of Utah

Creighton University
Saint Louis University

Physical Therapy
Rockhurst University
Southwest Baptist University
University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Health Professions

Physician Assistant
Missouri State University

Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri, Columbia