Research Associate / Senior Associate Job Description

Research Associate / Senior Associate Job Description

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Research associate / senior associate provides consultation with non-clinical, pre-clinical and clinical scientists regarding the conduct of experiments, clinical trials, statistical methodology, and regulatory issues.

Research Associate / Senior Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Independently design experiments, prepare samples, analyze data, and generate reports
Analyze data to share will collaborators
Comply with all aspects of cGMP, Safety and Environmental regulations and Company policies, which impacts on doing the job
Lead individual research inquiries and assume intellectual ownership of discrete topics
Coordinate and participate in research interviews with executives, academics, and industry experts
Provide excellent written and graphical summaries of key findings
Developing, implementing, analyzing, and reporting results of systematic literature reviews Conducting systematic literature reviews, including screening articles, abstracting content from articles, and assessing bias
Performing quality control on systematic literature reviews and other coding activities
Developing and implementing research and evaluation plans
Completing Institutional Review Board and Office of Management and Budget Paperwork Reduction Act application packages

Research Associate / Senior Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Research Associate / Senior Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCRA, AALAS, CPA, CCRP, CCRC, GCP, ACRP, CPR, ASR, ASCP

Education for Research Associate / Senior Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the research associate / senior associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and University Degree in Education, Social Science, Design, Communication, Writing, Conducting, Science, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Geographic Information Systems

Skills for Research Associate / Senior Associate

Desired skills for research associate / senior associate include:

Research methodologies and concepts is a definite advantage
EDC systems and IVRS
Specialized area of research
Phases of clinical trials
Good Documentation Practices
Clinical research
Gene expression
Hands-on experience with Design of Experiments approaches advanced statistical analysis methodologies
Entire workflow
Excel

Desired experience for research associate / senior associate includes:

Optimization of genetic testing workflow in the lab through organization of standard operating procedures for genetic testing, interaction with clinical partners, overlooking the patient sample and clinical data organization
Keeping track of advances in the NGS-based technologies for identification of inherited defects of the human immune system (so-termed “primary immunodeficiencies”, PIDs)
Keeping track of newest research literature in the field of primary immunodeficiencies and participating in the regular lab meetings and journal club series
Finally, there is a strong incentive for the candidate to develop and manage own research project through supervision of PhD students and technical staff, which offers an attractive opportunity for professional development of the selected candidate
Drafting client-ready summaries and reports of research and evaluation activities
Applying public health and communication theory to research and evaluation tasks

Research Associate / Senior Associate Examples

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Research Associate / Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of research associate / senior associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research associate / senior associate
  • Routinely perform and assist with lung scaffold reseeding experiments
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of cGMPs and other relevant regulations
  • Interface with cleaning staff, and Facilities/Operations to make sure the facility meets its intended use requirements to schedule routine cleaning and all the necessary calibration and preventive maintenance activities
  • Support Formulation and Process Development group testing needs for projects in early and late stage development
  • With supervision perform phase appropriate method qualifications and validations and execute transfer to other departments/sites
  • With supervision lead small projects and work with other stakeholders
  • Ability to troubleshoot and develop solutions to moderate problems
  • Thoroughly make detailed observations, analyse data, interpret results and exercise appropriate technical judgment in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments
  • Competent to assist in writing and reviewing of technical reports and SOPs
  • Build relationships across team and other functions within the organisation
Qualifications for research associate / senior associate
  • Prior work analyzing complex biological samples
  • Familiarity with standard bioinformatics tools like Python, Perl, or R
  • Sterile cell culture technique
  • Experience developing new chromatography or mass spectrometry methods
  • At least four years of experience in FACS analysis and cell sorting, preferably in a FACS service lab
  • A solid theoretical understanding of flow cytometry and fluorescent activated cell sorting, and the ability to explain and consult on these topics
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Research Associate / Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a research associate / senior associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research associate / senior associate
  • Assist in the development and documentation of appropriate standard operating procedures for conducting research on the effects of impulsive sounds (blast) on the middle ear
  • Become accredited by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)
  • Assisting the Principal Investigators on volunteer participant recruiting, obtaining and documenting volunteer informed consent, conduct of research protocols and test plans, data analysis, and manuscript review
  • Assisting the Acoustics Division investigators in maintaining the records required by the USAARL Regulatory Compliance Office
  • Obtain USAARL research credentials as an Associate Investigator
  • Learn the art and strategy of medical communication and marketing
  • Work closely with medical directors, copywriters, and editors in a team environment
  • Have the opportunity to go in-depth into a therapeutic category, work across other disease states, as needed
  • Conduct in-depth research using scientific publications and clinical trials
  • Translate complex scientific concepts and maintain the scientific integrity for all aspects of clinical data for a brand
Qualifications for research associate / senior associate
  • Preparation of DNA and RNA sequencing libraries for Illumina platforms
  • Operation of laboratory robotics (e.g., Agilent Bravo, Tecan, Hamilton, Beckman)
  • Experience with nucleic acid sample quantitation methods (Fragment Analyzer, Qubit, qPCR )
  • Flexible, being able to respond quickly to shifting priorities
  • BS/MS in Biology/Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related discipline, PhD not required
  • Pacific Biosciences ‘long read’ library prep
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Research Associate / Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a research associate / senior 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 / senior associate
  • Process tissues (mouse, non-human primate, or human origin) for staining
  • Maintain culture of primary cells and cell lines
  • Independently analyze and document results
  • Present findings in a timely manner
  • Creating detailed documentation for clients and team members in areas such as installation, instructions, troubleshooting guidelines
  • Identifying needs not being met by current supported software, and researching new solutions to meet needs and solve operational problems
  • Execute complex laboratory experiments without supervision and clearly report out results in a timely
  • Assist in preparation and characterization of drug formulations
  • Maintain specific laboratory equipment
  • Maintain cell lines and perform cell-based assays
Qualifications for research associate / senior associate
  • Emphasis or coursework in acoustics highly desired
  • Research experience desired
  • Work experience requiring exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Work experience using Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and office and analytical software as appropriate to the task
  • Advanced in vivo skills such as small animal surgeries and experience with more complex xeno-transplantation models (eg
  • University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution, nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology
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Research Associate / Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research associate / senior 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 / senior associate
  • Develops, implements, and coordinates efforts to develop large proposals to the federal government
  • Develops a rapport and credibility with appropriate parties to best facilitate engaging them in substantive research partnerships within the industry
  • Understands and promotes the research capabilities and interests of the Institute in terms of industry needs and national priorities
  • Establishes a resource network in the community, the nation, and the international arena to identify and cultivate partners
  • Makes final recommendations to management, public/private sector representatives and external constituencies
  • Assists university departments by providing information for operational and strategic plans, or accreditation reviews
  • Develops and delivers presentations, writes articles and technical reports
  • Conducting, collecting and analyzing participant evaluations and research data
  • Developing professional development materials such as multimedia, webinars based on best practices and research outcomes
  • Drafting reports of interview findings
Qualifications for research associate / senior associate
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture valued but not required
  • Self-motivated with a “can-do” attitude is required for success
  • Flexible, able to respond quickly to shifting priorities and able to multitask
  • A Bachelor or Masters degree in microbiology, molecular biology, or genetics is required
  • No Ph.D
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, intellectually flexible and excellent verbal/written interpersonal communication skills are required
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Research Associate / Senior Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research associate / senior associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research associate / senior associate
  • Maintain safety documentation according to lab protocols and applicable governmental regulations
  • Serve as lead evaluator on complex evaluation projects
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data
  • Prepare appropriate reports for various audiences and stakeholders including state policy makers and funders
  • Organize and maintain project materials
  • Work collaboratively with all evaluation team members
  • Assist with sample preparation on the bench top and inside of a glovebox using traditional cutting and polishing methods advanced techniques including FIB, ion milling and coating deposition
  • Perform characterization of materials including electron microscopy (FIB/SEM, TEM) and chemical analysis
  • Interact with customers, assessing problems, and assisting in solving materials related problems
  • Safely handle, store, and dispose of radioactive materials on a daily basis
Qualifications for research associate / senior associate
  • Experience in method development for HPLC and/or mass spectrometers
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and meet timelines are critical requirements of this position
  • Demonstrated experimentation in molecular biology and biochemistry in particular assay development as it relates to nucleic acid biochemistry, and double strand break technology
  • Working knowledge of high throughput next generation DNA sequencing technologies
  • Basic computer competencies required
  • A masters degree (B.A, B.S

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