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Sterling-Hoffman Life Sciences is the premier recruitment firm in North America for companies involved in the research, clinical development, manufacturing and distribution of drugs and devices that allow patients to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Leveraging a network of relationships in every major city – including New York, San Francisco, Raleigh-Durham, Chicago, Dallas, Denver and Los Angeles – Sterling-Hoffman Life Sciences is ideally positioned to assist fast growing CROs, pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms and medical device players in their quest to recruit the best people.
Regulatory Affairs Jobs
Clinical trials cannot happen without Regulatory Affairs professionals. Liaising with the FDA, ensuring compliance with government regulations, gaining approval for new products and labels, Regulatory Affairs professionals help get a product to market.
Director, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance: Prepare submissions to FDA, develop and maintain procedures that implement regulations and administer regulatory training programs
VP Regulatory and Clinical Affairs: Develop the department’s strategic and tactical plans, design clinical studies and work closely with regulatory agencies to ensure compliance
Director of Regulatory Affairs: Set and achieve regulatory and quality goals and objectives as well as develop and implement internal quality/regulatory documentation
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Clinical Research Jobs
Vital to any clinical trial, Clinical Research Associates are involved in every aspect of setting up, monitoring and completing the study.
Clinical Research Nurse: Will implement and conduct clinical studies, coordinate cutting-edge research and ensure complete, accurate and timely reporting of data
Sr. Clinical Data Manager: Manage a clinical trial data for multiple projects and act as lead data management person responsible for implementation and maintenance of clinical databases
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Quality Jobs
Ensuring that product quality meets the most up-to-date industry standards is key to Quality Assurance. Take your next career step as a Quality Engineer, Quality Systems Leader or Director of QA with us.
Director of Quality Systems: Direct development, implementation and maintenance of the healthcare sector-wide quality system
QA Documentation Specialist-Consultant: Draft, rewrite and coordinate controlled documents in accordance with QSR and ISO 13485 requirements/guidelines
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R&D/Manufacturing Jobs
An integral role in the development of products, those involved with R&D and Manufacturing are experts in their field. At the forefront of advancements, your knowledge will help shape the future of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices.
Sr. Scientist - Analytical Services: Develop and implement analytical methods, test procedures and contribute to the initiation and implementation of analytical infrastructure
Upstream Product Manager: Develop and manage research and development activities as well as drive the development and execution of divisional strategy
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Sales & Marketing Jobs
Whether it is a product or service, Sales & Marketing play a vital role in making them successful. Breaking into a market, building a customer base and establishing a brand – without Sales & Marketing, these key pieces of the puzzle wouldn't come together.
Marketing Manager: Develop and maintain project plans, handle campaign management – analytics, PR, email, social media and integration
Sales Manager: Sell medical and cardiac device to cardiac doctors in academic and in research
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Top Biotech Companies
Biotechnology uses living organisms or its derivatives, to make or modify products or processes. This area of the Life Sciences field has shown a lot of promise in a variety of applications including drug production, pharmacogenomics, gene therapy and genetic testing. Well-known biotech companies include:
  • Amgen
  • Genentech
  • Biogen Idec
  • Genzyme
  • Chiron Corp.
  • Gilead Sciences
  • MedImmune
  • Cephalon
  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals
  • Genencor International
  • ImClone Systems
  • Celgene
  • MGI Pharma
  • QLT
  • Nabi Biopharmaceuticals
  • AEterna Zentaris
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Enzon Pharmaceuticals
  • Ligand Pharmaceuticals
  • InterMune
Top Medical Device Companies
The medical device industry is highly diverse and produces a range of products designed to diagnose and treat patients. Everything from bandages and tongue depressors to more complex pacemakers and imaging systems fall under the category of medical devices. Some of the industry giants:
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • GE Healthcare
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Medtronic
  • Cardinal Health
  • Baxter International
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Boston Scientific
  • Covidien
  • Becton, Dickinson & Co.
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Stryker
  • B. Braun
  • 3M Healthcare
  • Zimmer Holdings
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Hospira
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Danaher
  • Synthes
Top Pharmaceutical Companies
Pharmaceuticals are used for medical diagnosis, cure, treatment or prevention of disease. An exciting and constantly changing field, a lot of research and development is involved in perfecting pharmaceuticals drugs before they are brought to market. 20 of the most notable pharmaceutical companies:
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • Novartis
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • AstraZeneca
  • Merck & Co.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Takeda Chem. Ind.
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim
  • Teva Pharma
  • Bayer Schering
  • Astellas
  • Daiichi-Sankyo
  • Eisai
  • Otsuka
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Mylan