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Research Scientist

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Research Scientist

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Research Scientist

The University at Buffalo

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Research Foundation

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As a research scientist, under the direction of a researcher in the largest comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country, you are responsible for investigation and examination tasks within the predetermined research scope or methodology.

Tasks may include:
  • Engage in research activities
  • Evaluate theories and principles
  • Perform technical tasks associated with research activity
Incumbents have the credentials of advanced training and experience and are engaged in research activities directed toward the investigation and evaluation of current field theories and principles. Your work will require the theoretical and practical application of a body of highly specialized knowledge. Incumbents receive general guidance on research objectives and project assignments with periodic review of results by a more senior scientist or the Principal Investigator.

This is a pooled posting, positions are filled on an as needed basis.

About The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Requires a graduate degree in area directly related to the field of study, discipline or specialty of home department
  • Basic professional knowledge of the disciplinary field and the ability to relate this knowledge to various phenomena under study
  • Requires the ability to apply the theory, concepts and principles in the field of study or discipline
  • Practical experience gained through an internship or a year’s employment in a professional position
  • Practical experience gained through an internship or a year’s employment in a professional position
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