Health & Life Sciences (including bioscience & medical devices)
In Coastal West Sussex there are some very interesting and award winning health and life science businesses. Some of their jobs will of course be about science, but you don’t always have to be scientist to work for them, they need assembly engineers, receptionists and human resources staff too.
health [health] noun
- The state of being free from illness or injury: he was restored to health.
life sciences [life sci-ences] noun
- The sciences concerned with the study of living organisms, including biology, botany, zoology, microbiology, physiology, biochemistry, and related subjects.
Pharmaceuticals, medical technologies, diagnostics and medical biotechnologies are amongst the UK’s most important strategic sectors. The University of Sussex is investing heavily in a new Bio-Innovation Facility, the Brighton & Sussex Universities Medical Hospital has a range of specialist services, including in neurosciences, paediatrics, cardiac, cancer, renal, infectious diseases and HIV medicine and there are a number of world-leading businesses locally, particularly in the Gatwick Diamond and Coastal West Sussex.
If you have an interest in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) then a job in this sector could the right direction for you!
Here are some examples of jobs in this sector:
- Biomedical Scientist
- Clinical Engineer
- Measurement and Control Technician
- Radiography Assistant
- Sterile Services Technician
Remember. . . you can always get a job in Sales, Marketing, IT, Human Resources and Finance in any sector.
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