Works independently, following established policies and procedures, performs scientific investigative research and participates in carrying out research objectives. Assists in the development of new methodologies and prepares material for incorporation into publications or for use in laboratory procedures. Researches literature in the field. Conducts experiments and collects and analyzes data using various degrees of statistical methodology. Acts as a project leader and resource person for personnel related matters. Performs duties of Research Assistant and Senior Research Assistant as described in the job descriptions of those positions.
Bachelor's Degree program from an accredited college or university.
Scientific discipline appropriate to the research department.
A Master's Degree or Ph.D. could be utilized in this position. Between one (1) to two (2) years with a Ph.D., three (3) to five (5) years with a Master's Degree, and five (5) or more years with a Bachelor's Degree of laboratory research experience in the scientific field pertinent to the area of research conducted is required.
Requires a working knowledge of statistics, computer programming and research methodologies. Requires manual dexterity to operate complex equipment.