Pharmacology

Knowledge & Skills Developed: 

  • Adaptability to different work environments
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Critical & inferential thinking
  • Ethical practice
  • Experimental design
  • Laboratory equipment operation Organization, analysis, & interpretation of scientific data
  • Performing calculations using complex formulae
  • Project management
  • Scientific writing
  • Theory development

 Potential Careers:  

  • Cancer Researcher
  • Food & Drug Inspector 
  •  Forensic Laboratory Analyst
  • Medical Librarian 
  • Occupational Health and Safety Officer 
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher Pharmacologist
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Quality Control Manager 
  • Research Scientist
  • Toxicologist

Note: Additional education or specialized training is required for many occupations.
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Potential Employers: 

  • Alberta Research Council*
  • ASTRA* 
  • Biovail Contract Research* 
  • Canada West BioSciences*
  • Canmet Energy Technology Centre*
  • Champion Technologies*
  • Crompton Corp.* 
  • Environment Canada* Gilead Alberta ULC*
  • Guardian Chemicals Inc.* 
  • Kelsan Technologies Corp.*
  • Merck Frosst Centre for Therapeutic Research* 
  • Natural Resources Canada* 
  • Norwest Labs*
  • Nova Chemicals Corp.*
  • University of Alberta*

*These companies have partnered with our Industrial Internship Program to offer you working experience during your undergraduate degree.

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