Research Professional Job Description

Research Professional Job Description

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Research professional provides support to Graduate Medical Education (GME) program in areas of human subjects protections, research compliance, scientific integrity and ethics, and scientific method and design.

Research Professional Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Recruits clinical study participants
Molecular biological techniques (RT‐PCR, extraction of nucleic acids)
Immunohistochemical staining and analysis
Operation of microscopes (bright‐field, fluorescence, confocal)
Differentiation and maintenance of cell culture
Detailed scientific record keeping
Laboratory management – lab inventory management, institutional protocol management
Preparation and presentation of data in poster and oral formats
Score self-report behavioral health screens and create and generate reports for clinicians
Establish system for tracking and flagging clients in electronic medical records system when quarterly assessment are due

Research Professional Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Research Professional

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACRP, BLS, SOCRA, CDE, CPR, HIPAA, IV, MT, ABHI, HT

Education for Research Professional

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the research professional job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Public Health, Education, Biology, Medical, Faculty, Graduate, Science, Health, Statistics, Human Resources

Skills for Research Professional

Desired skills for research professional include:

Scientific theory
Science principals to problem solve work
UC Human Research Protections Program policies and Procedures
Bachelor's degree
Equivalent education
Experience in a field related to biological sciences as needed to work in Regulatory Affairs
Medical and pharmaceutical terminology and concepts
Related scientific and clinical terminology
Molecular biology
Cellular and developmental biology

Desired experience for research professional includes:

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Communications, Business, or a related discipline, with two years of experience in research or health IT
Demonstrated ability to create and manage effective project plans, and operate effectively and efficiently according to the needs and demands of concurrent projects
Experience with website design, software development, and database management
Must be able to collaborate in a team environment that includes both developers and non-developers
Must have very effective written and verbal communication skills
Facilitation and organizational skills necessary to identify and convene interdisciplinary climate projects, stakeholder and scientist workshops, and related activities

Research Professional Examples

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Research Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a research professional. 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 professional
  • Generate written protocols
  • Maintenance of computers, software and data records
  • Maintains comprehensive knowledge of all protocols carried out by the collaborating physicians
  • Assist in the day to day duties required for clinical trial operations including but not limited to, conducting initial recruitment and completes medical history for research study subjects, schedules study subjects’ clinic visits
  • Reviews protocol inclusion/exclusion criteria, and confirms eligibility of subject
  • Communicate regularly with faculty, students and researchers, including meetings and responding to email and phone queries
  • Detailed scientific record keeping and laboratory inventory management including receipt and shipping of human and microbial DNA samples, reagents and supplies
  • Chromatogram analysis
  • Variant interpretation based on co-segregation with disease status in families, occurrence in control samples, bioinformatic evaluation and occurrence in databases of next-generation sequence data
  • Maintenance of a laboratory inventory
Qualifications for research professional
  • 2-4 years of progressively responsible experience in project management
  • Knowledge of federal grant and contract regulations and policies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health (Biostatistics or Epidemiology), Sociology, or Psychology
  • Basic understanding of biology and willingness to learn a variety of lab techniques
  • Well-organized, reliable, independent and possess considerable attention to detail
  • BS or BA degree in biology or related fields
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Research Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of research professional. 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 professional
  • Operate complex inhalation exposure equipment
  • Perform assays, including but not limited to, ELISA, Western blot
  • Collaborate with researchers at other institutions
  • Duties will include travel to other institutions to conduct large-scale, specialized experiments several times per year
  • Duties may include co-authoring manuscripts and poster presentations at national conferences
  • Duties include small animal handling (rodent), including handling, restraint, dosing, and
  • Necropsy and sample collection
  • Duties include data entry and analysis
  • Duties include assisting in general lab maintenance
  • Duties include organizing and maintaining laboratory sample storage and databases
Qualifications for research professional
  • In vivo techniques experience desired
  • Master’s degree with an emphasis in biostatistics or psychometrics
  • Two years’ experience with electronic medical records systems
  • Minimum 2 year commitment, ability to work flexible hours, long-hour days, plus a few hours on weekends
  • Reliable, punctual, and motivated in his or her work
  • Experienced in meeting CLIA and CAP standards / requirements
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Research Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of research professional. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research professional
  • Assistance with data interpretation and analysis
  • The successful candidate will actively participate in research conducted at the Perinatal Research Center
  • Research responsibilities will primarily include molecular and cellular experiments and some work with animals (sheep)
  • Research experiments may include studies in primary hepatocytes, siRNA gene knockdown, western blotting, real time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), biochemical quantification of metabolites, and assays of mitochondria function
  • The position will be required to spend a specified amount of time on weekends and evenings as necessary
  • Lead study coordinator activities including subject recruitment
  • Responsible for IRB submissions and communications
  • Perform and/or coordinate study visit events
  • Identify and submit adverse event reports to study team, sponsor, and IRB within designated time frames
  • Oversight of projects and guidance to the Administrative Assistant
Qualifications for research professional
  • Candidates should have HT certification [HT(ASCP)
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a B.S
  • The ability to work independently and under supervision within the research lab on basic HIV immunology and/or microbiology
  • Compliant with basic word processing, powerpoint, statistic programs, and flow cytometry analysis programs
  • IRB protocol maintenance
  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or similar, is required
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Research Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a research professional. 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 professional
  • Develop and maintain database(s) to study process improvement
  • Participate in data analytics and presentation (written and oral)
  • Prepare study-related documentation such as Clinical Research Forms and IRB documents
  • Maintain required records of study activity including case report forms, drug utilization records, and other relevant documentation
  • Perform specific protocol procedures such as administering questionnaires
  • Collaborate with team members to maximize patient and family care coordination with research studies
  • Acquire and analyze metabolomics data
  • Prepare report of quantitative findings including statistical analysis
  • Maintain laboratory research records of all experiments performed
  • Conducting study subject recruitment
Qualifications for research professional
  • Demonstrate general understanding of climate processes, whether through formal education or collaboration with climate and weather scientists
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to different perspectives
  • Ability to frequently travel throughout the US Southwest and some trips to Washington, DC, about 25% travel
  • Bachelor of Science degree in biology, biochemistry, genetics or related fields
  • A bachelor’s degree in biology or related field plus 1-2 years research experience is required
  • Candidates with two or more years research experience will be most competitive
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Research Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of research professional. 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 professional
  • Use of core microscopy (upright, bright field and fluorescence)
  • Histology techniques, including tissue embedding and sectioning, slide preparation and tissue analysis, H&E staining on tissues, immunofluorescence and immunohistochemistry
  • Small animal handling (rat), including handling, restraint, dosing, and necropsy and sample collection
  • Data acquisition, data recording with precision, and statistical analysis
  • Monitoring laboratory safety compliance, and assisting in general lab maintenance
  • Maintenance of quality control of laboratory procedures
  • Organization and maintenance of laboratory sample storage and databases
  • Operation and maintenance of complex inhalation exposure equipment
  • Collaboration with researchers at other institutions
  • Travel to other institutions to conduct large-scale, specialized experiments several times per year
Qualifications for research professional
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, Communications, Business, or a related discipline, with two years of experience in research
  • Candidate must be highly organized and detail-oriented, have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The candidate must be a highly motivated, self-organizing and independent worker with the ability to also collaborate in a team setting
  • One position will be at Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus in Broomfield
  • The other position will be at Children’s Hospital Colorado main campus (Anschutz Campus)
  • At least years of experience with mice

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