How much can I make in a Career in Research in Chemistry?

Career in Research in Chemistry

I think Research in Chemistry is a great Career option. I want to first understand What a Career in Research in Chemistry entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Research in Chemistry. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Research in Chemistry, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190216-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-Research-in-Chemistry/english 

Dr Ajay Singh’s overview!

Dr Ajay Singh has worked in Research in Chemistry for 19 years & 1 month. Dr Ajay Singh has worked in Research in Chemistry as Dean & HoD Chemistry in Uttaranchal College of Applied & Life Sciences. In Dr Ajay Singh’s own words, this is how Dr Ajay Singh got into Research in Chemistry: “After completing my B Sc & M Sc in Chemistry, I went on to do a PG Diploma in Pulp & Paper Technology. I also have a Ph D in Polymer Chemistry. I have taught at Thapar Group of Institutions & Dolphin Institute. I joined Uttaranchal University in 2008 as Assistant Professor & HOD Chemistry and am now Dean & HOD Chemistry at Uttaranchal College of Applied and Life Sciences.” I searched Dr Ajay Singh on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/ajaysingh 

Career Video on Research in Chemistry

In a video, Dr Ajay Singh has talked about various aspects of a Career in Research in Chemistry. Dr Ajay Singh started by explaining Research in Chemistry as: “Chemistry is a branch of science that involves the study of the composition, structure and properties of matter. Often known as the central science, it is a creative discipline chiefly concerned with atomic and molecular structure and its change, for instance through chemical reactions.” It was an amazing video with great information.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Research in Chemistry, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Research in Chemistry. Dr Ajay Singh touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Types of Resources & Methods
  • User Needs & Demands
  • Nanotechnology
  • Branches of Chemistry
  • Materials
  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Dr Ajay Singh then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Research in Chemistry:

  • Thinking Out of the Box
  • Adaptability
  • Patience
  • Instrumentation
  • Quest for Learning
  • Lab Work

Dr Ajay Singh believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Research in Chemistry:

  • Opportunity to Discover
  • Recognition
  • Monetary Potential
  • Immense Satisfaction

And, Dr Ajay Singh believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Research in Chemistry:

  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Knowledge Up-gradation
  • Failures
  • Lack of Funds & Resources

In the final section of the video Dr Ajay Singh talks about How a day goes in a Career in Research in Chemistry. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Research in Chemistry, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20190216-0001 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181121-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-Space-Research/english
  2. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190128-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-Space-Technology/english
  3. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170617-0003/Science/Research/Career-in-Engineering-Research/english
  4. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180430-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-Stem-Cell-Research/english
  5. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180120-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-R-&-D-in-SCADA-&-IOT/hindi
  6. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180303-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-Teaching-&-Research/english
  7. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180822-0001/Science/Research/Career-in-Communication-Research/hindi
  8. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171121-0003/Science/Research/Career-in-Teaching-Educational-Research/hindi
  9. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190128-0002/Science/Research/Career-in-Astrophysics/english
  10. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180810-0003/Science/Research/Career-in-Research/english
  11. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190601-0003/Science/Research/Career-in-Policy-Research/english
  12. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190227-0002/Science/Research/Career-in-Public-Policy-Research/english

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Research in Chemistry was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 – while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: https://www.lifepage.in 

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