The demand for qualified professionals with training in STEM—science, tech, engineering, and mathematics— continues to be fierce due to the increases in STEM related careers. But, with a gap in the last decade between the number of STEM jobs and the demand for qualified STEM professionals, companies are trying to find ways to attract and retain top talent.Flexible STEM careers

As more professionals seek a career that offers balance between work and personal life, the STEM industry is trying to attract and retain top talent by offering flexible work schedules for many positions. For a career with low stress and flexible options, check out some flexible STEM careers that offer a great work-life balance.

  • Life Sciences Analyst, Value and Market Access Strategy
  • Stability Coordinator
  • Hydrology Technician
  • Statistics Instructor
  • Digital Analytics Analyst
  • Survey Statistician
  • Project Manager
  • Lead Integration Engineer
  • Research Engineer
  • Medical Science Liaison
  • Biostatistician
  • Software, Network, or Systems Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • MRI Technologist
  • Technology Marketing Manager
  • Surgical Technologist

From telecommute options, to part-time and temporary positions, these STEM careers are a great fit for professionals with the right qualifications. Usually requiring some sort of schooling, the positions mentioned offer a variety of flexible options for the right type of work-life balance.