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Career Opportunities in Science, Second Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Susan Echaore-McDavid
  • From the Series: Career Opportunities
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816071322
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7132-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $49.50
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 08/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 502
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 344

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"The writing is solid and accurately describes the scope of each position..."—School Library Journal

"...extremely useful...The information provided about each career is realistic and current."—American Reference Books Annual

With hot topics such as nanotechnology, genetic engineering, stem cell research, and cloning in the news, the field of science has attracted much attention and controversy recently. The science industry spans a wide range of professions, including astronomy, physics, agriculture, math, medical science, and more.

Filled with essential information, Career Opportunities in Science, Second Edition provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. This helpful resource features 93 job profiles, including 20 new to this edition, with detailed information on the duties, salaries, and prospects for each job. Appendixes provide directories of education and training resources, industry associations, and useful Web sites. A glossary defines key terms used throughout the text.

New and updated career profiles include:

  • Actuary
  • Biochemist
  • Bioinformatics scientist
  • Climatologist
  • Computer scientist
  • Criminalist
  • Crop scientist
  • Ecologist
  • Geneticist
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist
  • Information security specialist
  • Medical physicist
  • Pathologist
  • Science writer.

Specifications

Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. Glossary.

About the Author(s)

Susan Echaore-McDavid has more than 25 years of publishing experience and has authored, coauthored, and edited more than 50 books including numerous titles in the Career Opportunities series for Ferguson Publishing. She also has experience working with young people as a teacher, counselor, and program administrator. She currently resides in California.

Reviews and Awards

"...a useful compilation...would be of value to anyone investigating career information...Recommended."


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