Wayne, New Jersey (JOBS) is a community of 54,069, located in northern New Jersey's
County. Wayne is located eight miles (13 kilometers)
west of Paterson,
19 miles (31 kilometers) northwest of Newark,
and 22 miles (35 kilometers) northeast of Manhattan.
The community's history dates to the late 1600s, and
it was named for Revolutionary War General Anthony
Wayne, who had the nickname "Mad Anthony."
Wayne has a number of lakes, with distinct communities
and neighborhoods located around them. The community
is home to the 1153.7-acre (466.89-hectare) High
Mountain Park Preserve, a protected area of the
Preakness Range of the Watchung Mountains. For those
who prefer the indoors, it is also home to the fourth-largest
mall in New Jersey, Willowbrook Mall.
Wayne is an attractive place to settle because the state of New Jersey is home to some of the biggest biotech and pharmaceutical companies in the country. The New Jersey Transit and major turnpikes are helpful for commuters.
A handful of biotech and pharma companies located in New Jersey are: Becton, Dickinson and Company, DOV Pharmaceutical, Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, LLC (NJ) , Barr Pharmaceuticals, Integra LifeSciences, EluSys Therapeutics, Schering-Plough Corporation, and Merck & Co., Inc.
BioNJ, a non-profit helps to advocate biotech and pharma causes to state officials and gather resources and to help biotechnology companies become successful and have greater awareness.
For more information about opportunities in New Jersey, visit the Pharm Country ™ Hotbed community which highlights the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device industries in the area and keeps its audience abreast with the latest information about industry news and events throughout the region.
Check out job opportunities by visiting the BioSpace Career Center. Here you will find the life sciences most premier career events which showcase an array of local employers. At the Career Center homepage you can even check out video to see what the career fair experience is like and hear what job seekers and employers have to say.
Jobs in Wayne, New Jersey.