Research Associate Job Description

Research Associate Job Description

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Research associate provides oversight with PI to budget for studies and grant applications through Clinical Research Budget and Billing Office and Office of Sponsored Programs.

Research Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct sophisticated research in the areas of molecular biology, infectious disease, Global Health, and antimicrobial resistance
Other formatting tasks such as preparing specs for the programming of questionnaires, formatting excel charts, formatting graphics
Collate and analyze data using Microsoft Excel and provide to the respective manager or scientist for further assimilation into project reports
Plan, design and conduct highly technical and complex research projects independently and in consultation with supervisor
Analyze and evaluate research data utilizing computers and provide interpretations requiring significant knowledge of a specialized area of research
Search literature, utilizing all available resources including electronic, regarding new methodology and designs experiments accordingly
Assist with GWS City and Country assessments by coordinating between infrastructure groups, COOs and research sources for information drafting the reports
Become thoroughly familiar with the USAARL Auditory Protection and Performance Division Task Area projects, including description, progress, and milestones
Become thoroughly knowledgeable with USAARL and MRMC human subject protection policies and procedures
Become credentialed as an Associate Investigator at the USAARL

Research Associate Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Research Associate

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Education for Research Associate

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Employers hiring for the research associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Science, Engineering, Biology, Communication, Biochemistry, Management, Economics, Business, Chemistry

Skills for Research Associate

Desired skills for research associate include:

ICH and local regulatory authority regulations regarding drug
Microsoft Office products
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Molecular biology
Clinical research process
Budget management
Microsoft Office and the ability to learn appropriate software
Related field

Desired experience for research associate includes:

Previous exposure to the capital markets or experience within the HCIT/Rx Services sector a definite asset but not specifically necessary
Strong research and strong writing skills are required, including the ability to write, assess, and edit analytical reports, policy recommendations, commentaries, Such writing should be in a short, punchy, concise format- brevity is welcomed
More than 2-3 years chemical screening experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical/ biotech sector
Demonstrated experience in managing projects, with an innate sense of urgency, and an appreciation of priorities and critical factors
A relevant degree in Economics, Business Administration, International Relations or related subject
FINRA Series 7, 63, 85 and 86 licenses helpful but not required for consideration

Research Associate Examples


Research Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a research associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for research associate
  • Initiate and sustain high-level fundamental equity analysis of publicly traded securities, including analysis of data, constructing and updating financial models, highlighting pertinent data and information, and communicate insights and recommendations to investment analysts
  • Energetically pursue diligent equity research through various sources of information, including review of public documents, annual reports, trade journals, networking with industry competitors, clients and suppliers, interviews with senior management, and working beneficially with sell-side research analysts
  • Diligently document all recommendations and updates, including price targets and stock ratings on the EV equity research system for easy and archived review of all portfolio managers
  • Develop and sustain high level attention and responsibility to the needs of all portfolios and their different investment styles
  • Proactively participate in all research meetings with portfolio managers and be team-oriented
  • Review and analyze earnings release materials, financials, and other pertinent information
  • Infection of cell cultures with human and animal pathogens such as HIV/SIV and influenza
  • RNA and DNA isolation from different cell and tissue types
  • Determination of nucleic acid concentrations and integrity on research samples
  • Construction of libraries for RNA and DNA deep sequencing
Qualifications for research associate
  • Candidates with a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree are also encouraged to apply
  • Must have research experience including writing and presenting research studies
  • Experience and/or interest in the immunology and cellular/molecular mechanisms of inflammatory bowel disease is also required
  • Prior internship or 1 year work experience in business, market analysis, or market research preferred
  • Academic and/or practical experience with survey or market research methodologies preferred
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of basic statistics, research procedures, and survey methodology

Research Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a research associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research associate
  • Effectively build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with clients
  • Partner with our clients to help them position their properties for the right client
  • Dissect trends and collaborate with regional-based teams to qualify data that will help tell the story of an entire market
  • Provide exceptional service to all clients with a heavy emphasis on personal attention
  • Trains and directs less experienced staff
  • Able to review work of others for overall accuracy, timeliness, completeness and soundness of technical judgment
  • Ability to assist in developing a training plan for less experienced laboratory personnel
  • Sets up and performs a variety of analyses using appropriate instrumentation with routine and non routine methods
  • Participate in QC review of selected routine data and methodology section within reports within scope of current role
  • Work closely other members of the Pharmaceutics team to develop lead formulations
Qualifications for research associate
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently in a team-based environment
  • College graduate (with intentions of pursuing medical school)
  • Successful completion of coursework in graduate-level statistics and survey methodology helpful
  • Proficiency in data analysis packages
  • Must possess problem multi-tasking capabilities, proficiency with common immunology lab techniques, knowledge of data analysis and reporting software, record keeping, excellent communication skills and team-working attitude
  • Conduct effective interviews with commercial real estate professionals, resulting in database changes

Research Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a research associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research associate
  • Develop and maintain efficient processes, forecasts and plan the utilization of resources
  • Cooperate for the execution the testing program, including seed preparation, field selection, planting operations, crop management, harvest and data collection
  • Coordinate eventual seasonal workers during seed preparation, planting, data collection and harvest
  • Researches and resolves written inquiries, requests for information, disputes, and general complaints received from borrowers in accordance with established policies and regulatory requirements
  • Prepares and sends system-generated dispute acknowledgment letters
  • Maintains electronic Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”) log of each piece of qualifying correspondence received and enter the appropriate resolution upon completion
  • Investigates and resolves a variety of issues, including problems related to escrow, taxes, insurance, contested late charges and late payments, fees and charges associated with collection efforts or property preservation, account balance and payment verification, and Adjustable Rate Mortgage (“ARM”) information
  • Reconciles payment histories for missing or mis-posted payments
  • Writes response letters to borrowers in a professional and courteous manner, including copies of requested documents
  • Records pertinent information and action taken in response to borrower’s dispute or inquiry in the loan record maintained in loan servicing system
Qualifications for research associate
  • 3 years’ experience (Research Associate) or 6 years’ experience (Senior Research Associate) after graduation from a related industry
  • A demonstrated ability to learn and deliver on accelerated timelines
  • A demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple scientists and negotiate prioritization
  • Ability to quickly sort through masses of data and understand what really matters to professionals and why
  • Minimum B.S./B.A
  • Experience with handling blood and clinical samples, blood cell isolation, tumor dissociation, sample preparation for flow cytometry analysis and/or flow sorting preferred

Research Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of research associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research associate
  • Up to 20% of national and international travel for trainings, deployments, and meetings is possible
  • Perform routine laboratory operations tasks with minimal supervision including but not limited to instrument maintenance, sample receipt and tracking, and inventory management
  • Support 1-2 pharma collaborations under supervision by a Senior Scientist, specifically executing feasibility, development and verification studies at the bench to support the development of Companion Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and In Situ Hybridization (ISH) In Vitro Diagnostic assays
  • Coordinates TEAM training research study, including protocol monitoring, OHR correspondence, IRB documentation
  • Conducts participant recruitment and screening, including study logistics such as scheduling
  • Conducts qualitative data collection through live and virtual focus group facilitation or notetaking and telephone interviews
  • Conducts basic quantitative analyses on existing datasets
  • Synthesizes formative research findings to inform provider and patient training and resource development
  • Synthesizes research findings to write conference abstracts and contribute to manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication
  • Assists project manager with coordination of project timeline and funder reporting
Qualifications for research associate
  • Experience with carrying out PCR and next generation sequencing library preparation highly desirable
  • Ability to think independently and come up with solutions to troubleshoot assays
  • Attention to details especially in the laboratory
  • Nucleic acid isolation and purification experience required
  • Handling of various biological sample types is a requirement
  • Ability to work with pathogens (BSL2) is required

Research Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a research associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research associate
  • Generate SOPs and quality control documents for the molecular biology department
  • Characterize and purify proteins
  • Performing bio-analytical techniques, predominantly HPLC and ELISA
  • Makes detailed observations and carries out elementary data analysis
  • Understands experiments and conducts troubleshooting analysis
  • Maintains and updates knowledge of instrumentation
  • Notebook upkeep and writing skills
  • Assures proper labeling, handling, and storage of all chemicals used in the area
  • Create and maintain financial models, valuation metrics, marketing materials, and various databases
  • Write research reports for initiations of coverage, in-depth company analysis, earnings results, and various industry/company events
Qualifications for research associate
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with standard Microsoft Office programs required and desired for statistical software, sequence design software, and literature search technology
  • Experience in Product Development/Design Control
  • Experience with FDA approval process
  • Frequent travels within Turkey are expected
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the agricultural industry is preferred but not required
  • Experience in data management, analysis and reporting tools

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