Career prospects include a professional career in the clinical research industry either as a clinical research investigator or a site coordinator at a hospital or CRO (Clinical Research Organisation) conducting clinical investigations. Jobs are also available in the pharmaceutical industry, drug development field, medical writing and biostatistics or even as a manager of clinical research business development, clinical projects, clinical operations, regulatory affairs and auditing of clinical trials.
Biostatisticians provide guidance for stastical analysis methodology and perform stastical programming, design, and analyses for clinical trial projects.
Programmers and analysts are the IT/ computer professionals who design and implement applications in support of clinical research and biostatistics. Bioinformatics scientists assist in the development of software and custom scripts to automate data retrieval, manipulation and analysis, application of statistics, and visualisation tools.