Provides assistance to a research staff by collecting and analyzing data, keeping records, conducting literature and technical research, preparing reports, and may supervise personnel. Duties:
Collects various forms of data pertaining to the research project or projects. Conducts analyses of data. Interprets, draws conclusions, and discusses with principal investigator. Presents research material to fellow researchers and colleagues.
Keeps record of information obtained during research. May include a database of information or hard files.
Conducts research of the literature.
Independently conducts technical research.
Prepares various reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content that may be submitted for publication.
Constructs tests or assists in the construction of tests.
Collaborates with other researchers.
May supervise a staff of research technicians and/or research assistants. Delegates tasks and oversees work.
Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science, Chemistry, Physical Science, or related field Experience: 24 months research laboratory experience Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months equivalent experience in the aforementioned fields in lieu of the Bachelor's Degree, for a total of 72 months combined research assistant/technician experience Skills & Abilities:
Working knowledge of how to handle biohazard materials or chemicals following Federal, State, and University regulations and guidelines
Ability to analyze data and keep records
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
Ability to supervise research technicians or assistants