Biochemists and Biophysicists

This occupation is expected to grow rapidly.

Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.

Sample Job Titles
Analytical Research Chemist
Chief Scientific Officer
Director of the Biophysics Facility
Laboratory Director
Professor of Physics/Researcher in Biophysics
Research Assistant
Research Associate
Research Scientist