MBTI® Test INTJ Biochemist

Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Investigative, Realistic, Conventional (IRC) (GOT)

Certain Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI test) personality types seem tailor-made for certain occupations, due to their unique characteristics. This is especially true for Introverted-Intuitive-Thinking-Judging (INTJ) Myers-Briggs test types, whose future-focused mindset, problem-solving capabilities, and extreme intelligence helps them excel in scientific careers, such as that of a biochemist.

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Biochemists don’t just fulfill one role – they are constantly performing various scientific tasks. For example, a biochemist could spend his or her day observing and recording the chemistry and biology of living cells and organisms, as well as their various properties and reactions. Depending on the type of biochemistry, a biochemist could also run experiments to determine more information around physical and biological actions on a minuscule level, or work to understand the influence of outside stimuli on certain chemical processes within a living organism. They often use the information and results obtained from these experiments and observations to develop a subsequent experiment or share their discovery with the scientific community through articles and conference exhibitions. When they are not working directly in the lab, biochemists are often mentoring or advising a team of students or researchers. Through their discoveries and studies in genes, viruses, cell development, and other processes, biochemists often help the scientific world find treatments to illnesses or solutions to previously unanswered questions.

A scientific background in physics, biology, chemistry and even engineering is definitely necessary for a career as a biochemist, as is an understanding of a variety of specialized machinery such as centrifuges, spectrometers, lasers, and measuring devices. An extensive familiarity with specific biochemistry-related software (e.g., computer-aided design software, analytical or scientific software, data mining software, inventory management software, and more) is also imperative, as is the ability to educate others and communicate with them. To this end, strong reading and writing skills as well as experience giving presentations and managing large groups of people can be highly beneficial. In addition, biochemists need to be able to work with colleagues and lab-mates to learn new concepts and techniques. In some cases, they may need to travel to attend conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest findings in their field, and perhaps to present the results of their own research as well. Critical thinking skills definitely help as well, allowing the biochemist to come up with out-of-the-box ideas and hypotheses to test. More often than not, post-doctoral training and a doctoral degree are required for this occupation. Nonetheless, roughly 1 in 5 biochemists hold only a bachelor’s degree.

Below are some employment trends for Biochemists:

  • Median wage: $45.43 hourly, $94,490 annually
  • Employment: 30,400 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Average (4% to 6%)
  • Projected job openings (2018-2028): 3,100

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INTJ Careers

Click on one of these corresponding popular INTJ Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Income Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education: Anesthesiologist, Electronics Engineers, Biochemist, Industrial Engineers, Biologist, Information Security Analysts, Chemical Engineers, Lawyer, Computer Programmer, Surgeon.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections Onetonline.org

MBTI® Type Tables for Occupations, 2nd Edition. Schaubhut, N. & Thompson, R. (CPP, 2008)