To provide research assistance in conducting investigative research including the application of standard tests and procedures associated with experiments and projects.
Performs some or all of the duties listed below, as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in the relevant discipline
Zero to three years of relevant experience
Researches and collects data through complex laboratory / scientific experiments, techniques and procedures; library searches;
structured interviews and / or through other means.
Searches for references, literature, documents, newspaper articles, and statistical records, to obtain data on assigned projects.
Assists Principal Investigators in their research by providing them research materials and statistical analysis.
Interprets, synthesizes and analyses data using scientific or statistical methods.
Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, tests or survey instruments.
Assists in research design.
Writes and edits material for publication and presentations.
Reports on status of research activities.
Follow-up on instructions from Principal Investigators on technical procedures, equipment operation and laboratory maintenance.
Schedules and coordinates research activities.
Sets up, operates and maintains laboratory equipment and apparatus. Modifies and calibrates equipment according to experiments specifications.
Orders and maintains research supplies and equipment.
May monitor hazardous work areas and laboratory safety. Prepares related reports.
Other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or the Principal Investigator.
Keeps detailed records of experimental procedures, data and data analysis and results.