Assistant Scientist Job Description

Assistant Scientist Job Description

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Assistant scientist provides quality control environmental monitoring, critical utility systems, in-process, finished products, stability, cleaning process, and analytical method validation testing according to SOPs, cGMPs and regulatory guidelines.

Assistant Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform a variety of simple sample preparations
Analysis procedures to quantitatively measure pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formations for stability testing and other studies for analytical testing support
Perform and appropriately document GLP and notebook studies
Analyze data and results for research experiments GLP studies
Prepare final reports, study plans, , necessary for multiple projects
Maintain high level of professional expertise through familiarity with current scientific literature
Perform a variety of complex sample preparations
Carry out spectroscopic measurement for various scintillating materials before and after irradiation by gamma-rays, neutrons and charged hadrons, including excitation, emission, transmittance and radiation induced absorption spectra, light output, decay kinetics and light response uniformity
Carry out data analysis by using various software package under Unix and Windows operating systems
Investigate correlations between spectroscopic data and light output radiation hardness for various inorganic scintillators

Assistant Scientist Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Scientist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, ACLS, AED, BCLS, SCUBA, NRP, PALS, BLS, DLAM, FELASA

Education for Assistant Scientist

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Employers hiring for the assistant scientist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Doctoral Degree in Education, Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Life Science, Microbiology, Computer

Skills for Assistant Scientist

Desired skills for assistant scientist include:

Applicable regulatory authority
Compendia and ICH guidelines
Maintenance and theory of analytical instrumentation
Routine operation
SOPs and regulatory guidelines
SOPs and regulatory guideline
Basic chemistry
Sample preparation and chromatographic techniques

Desired experience for assistant scientist includes:

Conduct studies that are designed to provide information to policy decision makers
Develop advanced energy economic, and statistical algorithms, methodologies, and analysis tools
Conduct energy economic analyses as part of multidisciplinary teams
Give seminars, develops conference papers and presentations, and publishes results in peer-reviewed journals/publications
Extensive knowledge of energy and critical materials markets
Considerable understanding of different energy market modeling approaches, including agent-based modeling, game theory, stochastic modeling, and econometrics

Assistant Scientist Examples


Assistant Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assistant scientist
  • Simulate light propagation inside optical volume, including reflection, refraction and radiation damage effects
  • Be responsible for laboratory facilities (which include daily equipment checks, instrument maintenance and general laboratory housekeeping)
  • Perform laboratory procedures using standard laboratory equipment
  • Assist others in all aspects of laboratory and field studies in compliance with the relevant study plans
  • Undertake field and semi-field based procedures
  • Collection of samples in the field
  • Conduct sample extraction and clean-up of samples using a variety of wet chemistry techniques
  • Operate analytical instrumentation such as HPLC
  • Maintain written and computer records
  • Data checking for study directors
Qualifications for assistant scientist
  • Master’s in material science
  • Knowledge in inorganic scintillator fabrication and structure analysis, spectroscopic measurements, nuclear fast electronics, data acquisition system, Unix and Windows operating system and data analysis software, such as PAW and Labview
  • Calculate and report results
  • Master’s degree in information systems, information science, or related fields (such as library science, computer science)
  • An Honours degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related discipline
  • The ability to communicate effectively, have good problem solving skills and be able to work to tight deadlines and record data accurately

Assistant Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of assistant scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assistant scientist
  • Produce documentation regarding effective use of the database
  • Respond to user requests
  • Review submissions to the database for quality and relevancy
  • Maintain quality control and integrity of current and archived data
  • Conduct independent research of literature and other available research to add content to the database
  • Test new functionality with the software
  • Assist with the preparation of reports and publications about the research progress
  • Participate in presentations and demonstrations of the database at conferences or other institutions
  • Prepare/review documentation
  • Performs data review and verification
Qualifications for assistant scientist
  • Doctorate degree in the specific research specialty area of appointment is preferred
  • A working knowledge of immunochemistry/immunobiology techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively and have good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and record data accurately
  • Graduated with an Honours degree in Immunology or a related Discipline
  • A working knowledge of flow cytometry and immunochemistry techniques

Assistant Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assistant scientist
  • Maintain the infrastructure of templates and other supporting documentation to ensure efficient and effective operations
  • Support implementation of analytical method change control as needed throughout the network
  • Assist with health authority responses, as requested
  • Assist with regulatory filings, including ROW submissions, as requested
  • Maintains study documentation and laboratory records
  • Performs quality control review of data
  • Informs Study Director, Principal Investigator and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect integrity of the data
  • With supervisory assistance, assures technical staff compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines
  • Makes suggestions for modifications in test methods or procedures
  • With supervisory assistance, serves as a lead chemist on projects, overseeing a small group of technical staff
Qualifications for assistant scientist
  • The ability to work in a fast paced laboratory
  • Perform analytical laboratory bench work to support product development, technology transfer, clinical trials, stability testing, raw material release, reference standard certification, method evaluation, method validation, method transfer
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Science, or international equivalent, with one (1) or more years of proven experience
  • Must have working knowledge of various types of software
  • Doctorate degree in physics, physical chemistry or related disciplines and 3+ years of work experience in the area of quantum simulations of molecules and materials, including development of algorithms and codes
  • Skills and knowledge of theoretical condensed matter physics, density functional and many body perturbation theory, and of high performance computer simulation codes

Assistant Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant scientist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant scientist
  • Writes SOPs and methods
  • Working collaboratively with content and policy experts, take a computational approach to answering important social science and behavioral research questions
  • Support efforts to collect, compile, validate, interpret, and analyze data using custom developed code and tools
  • Maintain and verify the accuracy of data
  • Communicate project support needs and findings to management and clients
  • Present work outputs using static and dynamic visualization, slide decks, and written deliverables
  • Sparingly contribute to proposals for new client work
  • Assist study directors with drafting study plans and reports
  • Routine booking in and diagnosis of statutory and non-statutory honey bee pests, diseases and alert species to agreed turnaround times
  • Provision of diagnostic results and liaising with the Animal and Plant Health Agency for day to day samples
Qualifications for assistant scientist
  • Experience with advanced data analysis, manuscript preparation and proposal writing
  • Excellent problem solving skills and communication skills, both oral and written, and critical thinking
  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Finance, Economics or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of actuarial experience or in developing statistical models for insurance or related applications
  • Intermediate knowledge in econometrics, statistics, math and/or computational finance
  • Ability to participate in department/team projects and balance detail with departmental objectives

Assistant Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an assistant scientist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant scientist
  • Conducts research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings
  • Designs and conducts complex clinical research studies requiring the determination and evaluation of alternative methods, computational modeling, diagnosis and treatment
  • Follows strict safety procedures when handling materials to avoid contamination
  • Develops treatments and designs research tools and techniques
  • Communicates research results to the scientific community via published papers
  • Analyze drug resistance mechanisms using a variety of molecular and biochemical techniques
  • Characterize mechanisms of action of antimicrobial agents
  • Function independently, under the supervision of a divisional PI, to design experiments, develop new research techniques, and troubleshoot laboratory issues
  • Supervise and mentor laboratory personnel ranging from undergraduate and graduate students to postdoctoral fellows
  • Present research findings locally, nationally, and internationally
Qualifications for assistant scientist
  • Good skills in relating to sponsors, managers, and other professionals
  • Background and experience in developing methods for the study of electronic excited states and of computational spectroscopy applied to solid and molecules
  • Strong background and experience in coordinating team of scientists developing complex simulation tools
  • Experience of multiplex biomarker assays
  • Graduated with a degree (or equivalent) in a Life Sciences subject or Chemistry and may possess relevant laboratory experience obtained either in an industrial setting or by way of post-graduate research
  • You will need to be able to communicate effectively with internal clients and colleagues

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