Irvine, California - Best City to Live and Work

  • Jobs in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, and Diagnostic Industries
  • Companies, Real Estate, Schools
  • One of North America's largest planned communities, with a growing population of 143,072, Irvine (JOBS) has clean streets and is one the safest cities in the country.

    If you love sun, sea, and sand, there's a list of beaches to choose from that will please everyone from surfers to sailors to sun worshippers. Are you a thrill seeker? Knotts Berry Farm, Disneyland, and Wild Rivers are a short drive away.

    Shoppers will love the posh and popular stores of South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island. But if shopping's not your style, head to one of Irvine's planned open spaces or green belts, and wander habitats including wetlands, oak woodlands, and coastal sage scrub.

    The six-county region of Greater Los Angeles is home to about 900 life science companies. Near Anaheim, in the cities of Orange, Tustin and Irvine, you will find Ista Pharmaceuticals, Stason Pharmaceuticals, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc., Zymo Research Corporation, Irvine Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cortex Pharmaceuticals, ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Allergan Inc. Closer to the city of Los Angeles you will find Amgen and Catalyst Pharmaceutical Research. In the Inland Empire you can find Watson Pharmaceuticals and KC Pharmaceuticals Inc.

    The Southern California Biomedical Council also known as SoCalBio is the trade association of the life-science industry in Greater Los Angeles. The mission of SoCalBio is to represent and promote medical device and biotechnology industry in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, and the Inland Empire and Gold Coast.

    For more information about opportunities in Los Angeles, visit the Biotech Beachâ„¢ 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.

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      University of California, Irvine
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