Biology of Aging Career Opportunities
Graduates of the Biology of Aging discipline typically obtain a position as a postdoctoral research fellow in an academic, industrial (e.g., biotech or pharmaceutical), or government research laboratory before pursuing their first independent professional position.
Typical employment outcomes of our graduates include:
- Research and/or teaching faculty positions at a university or medical school
- Research scientist in a biotech or pharmaceutical company
- Research scientist at a government or military research laboratory
Non-research-intensive career outcomes may include:
- College-level teaching
- Scientific publishing
- Science policy, management and administration
- Science journalism
- Patent law
- Academic administration
The field of geroscience is rapidly growing. A good employment resource is the American Society on Aging Career Advantage.