Job Summary

Coordinates and performs technical, complex, and skilled work involved in research areas. May train, make work assignments, and review the work of designated personnel.

Job Functions

  • Performs work that is distinguished from technical and laboratory personnel by an increase in level of independence in variety and complexity of duties, such as data collection, statistical analysis, and data interpretation due to increased involvement with the project to include human subject intervention and/or data collection of highly sensitive data.
  • Conducts complex experiment(s)/research according to previously adapted and outlined procedures and techniques.
  • Performs work that requires exercise of independent judgment and a basic theoretical knowledge in planning experiment(s).
  • Performs work in accordance with a specific project outline under the technical supervision of a higher-level researcher or principal investigator who reviews the work through periodic conferences and analysis of results obtained.
  • May be responsible for developing standardized research designs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus two-three years experience or equivalent education and experience.
  • Knowledge of standard methods of analysis in the research field.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of compilation and analysis of research and statistical data.
  • Ability to interpret results and translate into recommendations.
  • Ability to compile information into report form.

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