Senior Research Scientist Job Description

Senior Research Scientist Job Description

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Senior research scientist provides support to all aspects of the research process on multiple ongoing research studies, including study design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting.

Senior Research Scientist Duties & Responsibilities

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Design, conduct and document research based on topics of special interest to R&D management
Communicate research and operational findings through appropriate methods that may include internal reports, journal papers, or executive summaries, internal or external presentations
PhD in a quantitative field and a minimum of 5 years experience working in complex computing and analytic contexts (or equivalent experien
Provide strategic and tactical advice to Senior Division and Institute leadership based upon extensive private-sector biopharmaceutical experience for the identification, characterization, and development of medical countermeasures (MCM) against pathogens of biodefense interest
Assist in coordinating the efforts of multi-disciplinary teams of government, contract researchers, clinician, and academic experts supporting the TDC and USAMRIID’s mission of MCM development
Interact in written and oral format with other services, government agencies
Author or coauthor TDC research proposals, solicitations, and other vehicles to solicit financial support to meet TDC mission/portfolio objectives
Identify, foster, and manage external collaborations with other government agencies, non-profits, academic, and private-sector research organizations and companies
As the lead Senior Research Scientist for the TDC, the SME will be expected to present work at 1-2 Scientific Meetings per year
The candidate will also be expected to develop independent research projects in the future, compete for internal and external funding, and present research to funding agencies to the scientific community in the form of journal publications and conference presentations

Senior Research Scientist Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Senior Research Scientist

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Education for Senior Research Scientist

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Employers hiring for the senior research scientist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry, Communication, Education, Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Science, Biological Sciences, Statistics

Skills for Senior Research Scientist

Desired skills for senior research scientist include:

General chemistry and separation science
Data analysis
Data collection
Principles of quantitative and qualitative research design
Access to care
Beneficiary experience
Provider payment
Medicaid programs
Applicable international guidelines for all types of studies

Desired experience for senior research scientist includes:

PhD and a minimum of 7 years’ experience
Ideally previous domain knowledge from either
Minimum of five years of relevant hands-on laboratory experience
Conceptualize, prioritize, and lead workforce analytics “R&D”, including “proof of concept” and collaboration projects with clients
Design, manage, coach and personally conduct (as required) workforce analyses using multiple methods and analytical techniques (statistics, econometrics, forecasting, ) as necessary to answer critical talent management questions of strategic and tactical importance
Manage (and build over time) a dedicated, global team to conduct workforce analytics and support workforce analytic and product development across the firm

Senior Research Scientist Examples


Senior Research Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior research 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 senior research scientist
  • Design molecular or cellular lab experiements, overseeing execution and interpreting results
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records and data
  • Conducting experimental work to assess impact of candidate genes on overall plant phenotype
  • Conduct research and experimentation in support of the core sciences
  • Design and execute experiments of proof-of-concepts in both laboratory and operational environments
  • Apply scientific domain knowledge to the development of innovative and original algorithms and techniques that are required for the success of the agency as the manager of GEOINT
  • Lead R&D projects in which the scientific research aspect dominates
  • Explain important relevant scientific issues and trends t non-technical audiences
  • Assist with the forming of strategic technology investment and feasibility of research areas and projects
  • Design and analyze experiments of acquisition strategies
Qualifications for senior research scientist
  • A minimum of 4 years experience researching theoretical aspects of computing protocols with particular emphasis on quantum state validation and verification
  • Familiarity with innovations in the public library sector, including but not limited to technology-related developments
  • Familiarity with the public library data ecosystem
  • Expertise in developing relationships with non-academic partners (e.g., government, private sector, civil society organizations)
  • Strong communication skills are essential fluency in or relevant programming languages, such as R, Python, Java, or C++
  • Experience analyzing PheWAS data and working with controlled vocabularies in such environments, , HPO or ICD9

Senior Research Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior research 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 senior research scientist
  • Develop expertise in the programming, testing and validation of automated equipment and data analysis templates
  • Know, understand, incorporate, and comply with all applicable laws and regulations relating to business activities, and Policies and Procedures of the Health Care Compliance Program and Code of Conduct
  • May be asked to provide training to employees or other individuals and/or group as needed
  • Manage studies to support global product development and stewardship programs that may involve the isolation and purification of radiolabeled trace metabolites from biological matrices in order to quantify, characterize and identify pesticide metabolites and environmental degradates
  • Participate in various industry task forces and work groups, and interact with the scientific community through attendance at meetings and conferences and publication in peer-reviewed scientific literature
  • Develop and apply causal methodology to analyze behavior in cases where A/B tests are not possible
  • The scientist’s principal responsibility is to perform structure elucidation of natural and synthetic compounds impurities and degradants from synthetic processes
  • Conducts all analyses of in vivo dose formulations
  • Perform end-to-end steps involved in solution development, while establishing subject-matter expertise in key horizontal or vertical themes
  • Provide oversight of the laboratory and mentor technical staff in areas such as protocol interpretation, method development and refinement, study-related problem resolution, and technique validation
Qualifications for senior research scientist
  • Background in the area of gene therapy (in particular of AAV vectors) is a plus
  • Extensive experience in molecular biology, gene/clone expression, gene editing, and plant/protoplast transformation
  • Hands-on experience in plant molecular biology techniques
  • Familiarity with DNA fragment analysis technology
  • Ph.D in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration
  • Liaise with other experts

Senior Research Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior research scientist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior research scientist
  • Author and present research at client and professional meetings and lead drafting of final project reports
  • Prepare and oversee sections of analysis & technical reports, OMB clearance packages/other documentary deliverables, as assigned by the overall project director
  • Perform proposal and business development responsibilities
  • Manage significant budget and/or financial responsibility on research projects
  • Supervise all staff involved for assigned projects
  • May serve as primary client contact for methodological and technical expertise
  • Develop designs and concepts for silicon, bifacial and tandem solar photovoltaics
  • Support research group on technoeconomic analysis
  • Support program management for group research efforts, including proposal development and reporting
  • Lead and collaborate on research projects assigned by the Director, including overseeing the work of other TASCHA and iSchool employees and students
Qualifications for senior research scientist
  • Knowledge of a range of platforms for high sensitivity immunoassay development, which may include Singulex, MSD would be an advantage
  • Experience in tissue processing, working with FFPE and frozen tissues and in developing multi-antigen staining protocols is required
  • Knowledge in synthesis of polymers and composite systems physical characterization of the same
  • The ideal candidate will be a recognized field leader, with an extensive history of successful development and funding of large scale, multi-year educational improvement projects
  • The Senior Research Scientist will be flexible, dependable and meticulous, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and have a deep capacity for engaging in and studying productive educator-researcher partnerships
  • Must be able to work as a collaborative, cooperative, and congenial member of a close knit scholarly and administrative team with the ability to work productively as a member of interdisciplinary research team

Senior Research Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior research 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 senior research scientist
  • Collaborates with researchers, biostatisticians, data scientists, graduate students, residents and clinical fellows to ensure progress of studies
  • As a subject matter expert, trains and mentors researchers and trainees in scientific writing including grantsmanship and manuscript development
  • Identify and manage external studies with CRO’s for genomics and proteomics studies other relevant technologies
  • Maintains close professional contact with development in the field of specialization
  • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices EPA, FDA, OECD, and other applicable regulations
  • Guides and counsels employees in order to contribute to the goals of XBL for both a long and short period and to encourage personal growth
  • Apply advanced operations research techniques to provide best-case outcomes to our customers' individual needs
  • Liaison with internal and external management and senior-level customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and contracts
  • Develop and manage assigned resources to successfully complete projects and initiatives in accordance with company priorities
  • Contribute to the overall management and function of the Company by supporting assigned scientists and groups to achieve the strategic vision
Qualifications for senior research scientist
  • Experience with modern data mining techniques and technologies information retrieval, text analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, speech technologies, model design, visualization, probabilistic models
  • Deep understanding of statistics and probability and evaluation techniques
  • Proficiency in at least one scripting language, such as Python
  • PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Operations Research, Engineering, Mathematics or related quantitative fields, or M.S
  • The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Cellular or Molecular Biology, Genetics, Pharmacology or Physiology and at least 5-7 years’ experience in hematology and hematological diseases
  • Must be experienced in EO/IR signature phenomenology, predictive modeling, threat systems, design methods, and reduction technologies

Senior Research Scientist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior research 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 senior research scientist
  • Maintain the AP technology- and formulation- knowledge base and support the AP product line
  • Hands-on laboratory work on independent AP R&D projects
  • Develop new products by building AP active – clinical application performance relationships in customer relevant formulations
  • Manage the antiperspirant applications lab and manage clinical trials at contract labs
  • Provide technical sales support and visit customers
  • Identify product / formulation opportunities through technology scouting activities, information gathering and customer visits
  • Demonstrate proficiency in multiple dose formulation techniques
  • Design and direct international evaluation studies (both rigorous impact evaluations and implementation/process evaluations) and research studies that often involve advanced statistical or modeling techniques or mixed quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Guide analytic activities involving both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Produce project deliverables and/or review and guide the revision of project deliverables prepared by project staff for technical quality and effectiveness of communication
Qualifications for senior research scientist
  • Exceptional ability and desire to solve problems pragmatically and to learn quickly new concepts and methodologies as needed
  • Must be able to obtain a DOD clearance to start and eventually obtain a Top Secret SAP/SAR clearance.Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access
  • Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills• Masters degree or higher in the fields of engineering or physics
  • PhD degree in Economics, Statistics, or related quantitative field
  • Nuanced scientific thinking acquired applying economic and statistical methods in impactful settings
  • Experience working under EPA and/or OECD Good Laboratory Practices regulations

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