Perform scientific techniques or research protocols. Assist the
Principal Investigator in designing and performing protocols.
Design and perform experiments. Collect and log research data.
Participate in implementing research objectives, ensuring
compliance with all legal, regulatory and protocol guidelines.
Assist other lab members with experiments as required. May mentor
research assistants and students.
With the assistance of the mentor, find and write research grants
with the goal of obtaining additional research grant funding.
Responsibilities may also include coordinating correspondence with
applicants and grantees, acknowledging receipts of proposals, and
maintaining a system to track proposals.
Evaluate and perform preliminary analysis of the data using graphs,
charts or tables to highlight the key points of the research
results collected in accordance with the research protocols as
Prepare and present presentations regarding research project
results for professional, scientific and academic conferences.
Summarize and organize data results for submittal to academic and
scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Write scientific manuscripts and
other documents for publication. Fact-check, proofread, and edit
research documents to ensure accuracy.
Maintain the laboratory work areas including routine maintenance on
laboratory equipment as required. Order and organize required
research supplies and records. Maintain cleanliness and
organization of work station.