Research Asst Job Description

Research Asst Job Description

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Research asst provides data management assistance for active research protocols, including importing data into treatment planning computers or other software.

Research Asst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepare datasets for publication and deposit in controlled-access databases
Independently design and conduct a wide range of laboratory experiments, and evaluate/interpret results
Supervise the activities of laboratory staff and trainees
Prepare material for publications, and other means of dissemination of research results
Arrange for and maintain compliance with regulatory offices, including but not limited to IACUC and Biosafety
Prudently manage lab budgets and accounts
Ensure compliance with the scientific, budgetary, and reporting requirements of external or internal funding agencies
Interact with sponsors regarding clinical studies
Interact with patients during study visits
Maintain database of clinical studies

Research Asst Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Research Asst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PEERRS, SOCRA, ACRP, BLS, AALAS, CDE, HIPPA, RCR, MA, OHRP

Education for Research Asst

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Employers hiring for the research asst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Biology, Medical, Graduate, Health, Faculty, Education, Chemistry, Science, Biochemistry, Performing Arts

Skills for Research Asst

Desired skills for research asst include:

Clinical research protocols
Paying particular attention to safety practices
Various aspects of processing specimens
Databases
Computer programs
Computers and appropriate software packages
Data management programs
Definitions and Reporting requirements for adverse events
Elements of Informed Consent
FDA Codes

Desired experience for research asst includes:

Assist with preparation of manuscripts and research presentations
Assist with preparation of grants and project reports
Provide additional support to the Principal Investigators as needed
Development and maintenance (including data entry) of Clinic Outcomes database using appropriate software
Assistance with research design and statistical analysis and interpretation of data
Assistance with development and submission of research grant proposals

Research Asst Examples

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Research Asst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a research asst. 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 asst
  • Necropsy and tissue harvesting
  • Protein/RNA/DNA extraction
  • Execution of functional and molecular assays
  • Animal imaging
  • Work with data managers and providers to optimize the archive, access, and assessment of NGDC data products and services
  • Design and implement standards-based services for data access and delivery as part of a software
  • Work with lead developers to implement well tested and operational code
  • Research and evaluate commercial and open-source software tools and approaches
  • Administer archives and establishes data archival policies
  • Perform data processing, ensuring accuracy and quality of science data and developing processes as required
Qualifications for research asst
  • Proven track record of working with individuals and groups to successfully complete projects
  • Experience with SAS, Stata or SPSS
  • Strong educational background or work experience in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or Public Health
  • Travel is necessary and expected, and will at times involve physically demanding work
  • Demonstrated electronic skills such as troubleshooting and soldering
  • Direct experience with scientific instruments, particularly radiometers
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Research Asst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a research asst. 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 research asst
  • Enter evaluation data and conduct preliminary statistical analyses
  • Performs ad hoc analysis and report development in response to requests from principal investigators
  • Participate in grant and study writing, calculations, mock-ups, and figures
  • Develop statistical tables, perform analyses using statistical software, and report on results
  • Collaborate with investigators on ongoing projects and facilitate the completion of computational tasks related to these projects
  • Make recommendations to investigators about the correct computational tools for testing scientific hypotheses and reaching valid conclusions
  • Participate in research design with investigators for determining best practices pertaining to the bioinformatic analysis in new and ongoing projects
  • Work with investigators to improve the computational analysis methods on current projects
  • Analysis and troubleshooting of poor quality data arising from biological issues or analysis artifacts
  • Perform independent bioinformatics research based on the emergence of new genomic/genetic/epigenetic/proteomic datasets, tools, and other resources that contributes to the understanding the mission of the department
Qualifications for research asst
  • Familiarity with data loggers, particularly Campbell Scientific products
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar technical discipline
  • Experience developing data-driven applications incorporating relational database engines as part of the overall application architecture
  • Experience in Java and JavaScript, and Java web application servers, esp
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, or related discipline
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly in an on-the-job environment
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Research Asst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a research asst. 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 research asst
  • Contribute to the production of peer-reviewed research papers, oral presentations, posters, and the generation of well-designed figures and tables for collaborative and independent research
  • Streamline large scale data analysis, using new technologies for distributed computing
  • Run best practice annotation, machine learning approaches to derive insights
  • Deploy tools for self-service use
  • Assist with participant recruitment – contacting potential participants by phone, email, or postal mail or in person, as appropriate
  • Working with project partners to help develop the content and structure of a database of organizations whose mission is involved with food, water, land, or other forms of environmental education and equality
  • Help promote and publicize the database with partners in the community
  • Stay current with expertise in a specific subject area of computer science or physical science
  • May guide and mentor more junior team members
  • Present Work at scientific meetings, in science journals, technical reports and web pages
Qualifications for research asst
  • 2 years of postdoctoral research experience with anaerobic bacteria
  • Progressively responsible independent research experience in microbiology
  • Workingexperience operating and maintaining anaerobic chambers
  • PhD, MD, or equivalent terminal degree in biostatistics, computational physics/biology, bioinformatics, computer science or related field, biological sciences, immunology, biochemistry, or related discipline
  • Experience working with large genomic and genetic datasets, including NGS and array, and appropriate analytical tools
  • The ability to speak and write the English language in a clear and concise voice
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Research Asst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of research asst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research asst
  • Recruitment of human subjects
  • Prepare media/supplies
  • Professional calling to solicit participants
  • Coordinate quantitative/qualitative data collection at participating Juntos sites
  • Collaborate with statewide and regional Juntos coordinators regarding evaluation tasks
  • Collaborate with training Juntos facilitators/coordinators
  • Engage in data management activities across Juntos sites in Oregon, which may require overnight trips
  • Perform cell culture experiments including cell transfections, lentiviral transductions, RNAi, CRISPR gene editing and library screening experiments, and the use of cellular imaging techniques such as fluorescence microscopy
  • Perform molecular biology experiments including purification/isolation of protein, DNA and RNA for gel electrophoresis, RT-PCR and biochemical assays, immuno-precipitation and RIP/CLIP assays, reporter gene assays, and in-vitro biochemical assays including RNA binding and cleavage assays
  • Independently analyze data, fine-tune new experimental techniques, and meet with the PI regularly to discuss progress
Qualifications for research asst
  • Bachelors, preferably in psychology, public health, social work, sociology or related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge of software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access ( specialized software specific to the project, if applicable)
  • Conducting sophisticated theoretical and empirical research on measurements of credit risk, fixed income valuation, commercial real estate research, and enterprise risk management
  • Assisting our marketing and client service teams and clients on the education and implementation of risk management technology
  • Experience with statistical analysis and programming tools such as SAS, R, or Matlab
  • Excellent written and communication (verbal and presentation) skills
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Research Asst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a research asst. 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 asst
  • Orient, train and educate new lab members in proper research techniques and health/safety regulations
  • Track grant spending and research product literature to select and order specialized materials and supplies
  • Assist with recruitment of participants of the driving study
  • Perform in vitro assays (virologic/cell biologic/immunologic/biochemical/molecular) and animal experiments based on research objectives
  • Provides assistance and support with coordination of conference calls and meetings for health care leaders and executives
  • Assists with collecting and reviewing clinical trial regulatory documents, including but not limited to, signed curriculum vitae, professional licensure, certification of human subjects protection and Good Clinical Practice education as per CTCC Standard Operating Procedures
  • Reviews paper and electronic regulatory documents for accuracy and content
  • Liaise between in-house personnel and site personnel to ensure site regulatory documents are collected, filed, and archived in compliance with Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Assists with updating central database of clinical trial regulatory documents, ensuring renewals of expiring documents are obtained, documented and filed
  • Other regulatory document tasks as needed
Qualifications for research asst
  • Experience with Excel and Excel VBA
  • Research and Analysis of our Best Views Calibrations Services – in particular the capital market and economics assumptions and the methodologies used in calibration, validation and attribution
  • Contribute to the production, management and documentation of our Real World assumptions setting methodologies across credit risky debt, equity, inflation and macroeconomic variables, and interest rates
  • Championing our methods and approaches internally and with clients
  • Lead research projects and development initiatives in our products
  • Improving our validation analysis and communication of our modelling and assumption setting methodologies

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