Conducts advanced research experiments independently with minimal supervision.
Utilizes advanced knowledge of specific scientific protocols to analyze, interpret, and/or make deductions based on data obtained through scientific experimentation.
Utilizes a thorough understanding of specific scientific equipment in order to operate, manage, and maintain scientific equipment to ensure its operational condition to assure validity of data obtained through experimentation.
Collaborates on research projects as assigned that require novel or unique solutions involving new or emerging technology, the evaluation of alternatives and the development of experimental or design plans, making innovative as well as basic measurements, setting up advanced experimental protocols, and/or modifying equipment to obtain unique results.
Maintains accurate records of experiments and analysis performed based on specific experiments for a given project, conducts literature searches, and maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all current methods of experimentation through professional reading assignments.
Writes reports and presents data based on findings from experiments conducted for assigned projects.
Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contact with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as required by the supervisor.
Requirements / skills:
Must be able to demonstrate state-of-the-art knowledge and skills in their technical specialty.
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision on assigned research projects is required.
Must be able to maintain, manage, and repair scientific equipment.
A basic knowledge of Microsoft-based computer programs including some scientific, graphic, and statistical software is required.
Effective interpersonal skills are required.
The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.