Research Associate Jobs

Research Associate Overview

Research Associates can work in many industries, such as medical and pharmaceutical research, sociology and psychology studies, archaeological excavations and government research. They work in a lab setting and assist with a wide variety of experiments and clinical trials. It is their responsibility to make detailed observations, interpret and analyze data, and form a conclusion. Often, they are asked to design data collection forms for specific experiments or to write research protocols. They must adhere to clinical practice standards and applicable regulations. Additionally, Research Associates may be tasked with recruiting and screening participants for a study. To support the primary researcher, a Research Associate may compile data for the research, like statistics or similar studies that might be of interest. In academia, a Research Associate may also be a professor, part-time faculty or a guest lecturer. The legal profession makes use of Research Associates with law degrees to do extensive research in preparation for a complex case.

Research Associate Education Requirements

While the requirements vary by industry and place of employment, the minimum requirement in the bio-medical field is a bachelor's degree with course study in biology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, or clinical information systems. Many Research Associates have completed a master's degree and are finishing or have recently finished a PhD program.

Research Associate Job Market

Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about ten percent from 2012 to 2022, which is the average for all occupations. There are a variety of similar positions to explore, examples being Biotech Research Associate, Product Research Analyst or Research Assistant.

Research Associate Salary

The umbrella title of Research Associate covers numerous positions. Specifically, the median annual salary for Research Associates is approximately $45,563. Biological technicians earned a mean salary of $39,750, medical laboratory technicians made $37,240, and medical laboratory technologists earned $57,580. Salary very much depends on the industry and the researcher's education and experience.

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Job Description : The responsibility of a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is to perform the clinical monitoring aspect of designated projects in accordance with applicable SOPs. Responsibilities include performing clinical on-site monitoring activities (drive patient recruitment, source data verification, drug accountability, data collection), collecting regulatory documentation (when required)...
Job Description : Essential Function Perform the clinical monitoring aspect of designated projects in accordance with study specific procedures, applicable SOPs, and regulations. Act as PAREXEL’s direct contact with assigned clinical sites and use judgment to assess and ensure overall integrity of study implementation and adherence to study protocol at clinical sites. Responsibilities include...
Position Title:Research Associate/Project Manager Company Description Established in 2001, CE Outcomes, LLC is a leading research organization that conducts independent assessment services for healthcare organizations. We help organizations identify physician and health care professional practice pattern variation, performance gaps and unmet educational needs. We provide insights into how clinic...
NetBio® Rapid DNA Analysis™ Solutions Research Associate NetBio is a dynamic and rapidly growing biotech company located in Waltham, MA. The Company is developing and commercializing Rapid, DNA Analysis™ solutions—instruments and consumables that allow DNA processing outside the laboratory for the law enforcement, military, homeland security, and clinical diagnostics markets.​ Based on core com...
Research Associate/Research Scientist: small molecule extraction Location: Greater Boston Area, MA Job Type: Full-time Compensation: Commensurate with skills and experience Overview: We are currently seeking a scientist to support projects related to metabolic engineering of plant and microbial secondary metabolites. This position will focus on two areas of related expertise: 1) small molecul...
Research Associate/Research Scientist: Location: Bedford, MA Job Type: Full-time Compensation: Commensurate with skills and experience Overview: We are currently seeking a scientist to support projects related to metabolic engineering of plant and microbial secondary metabolites. This position will focus on metabolic engineering and the candidate is expected to have a strong background in met...
Pharmaceutical Consultancy Market Researchers – Multiple Roles: Associate, Sr. Associate, Consultant, Sr. Consultant, and Manager (level dependent on experience) Multiple Locations: Princeton, NJ; New York, NY; Chicago, IL; and London, England: My client, a small aggressively growing pharmaceutical consultancy, specialized in strategy and launch preparation for many of the top pharmaceutical man...
Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $1 billion in annual revenues and 13,000 employees across 170 sites in 35 countries, Eurofins is a leading international...
Job Title: Pharmacovigilance Research Analyst, Level I Domain : Life Sciences, Healthcare Career Stream : Drug Safety Type : front line, entry level Position Summary : The Level I Pharmcovigilance Research Analyst will support our client’s clinical assessment processes, including the evaluation of seriousness, labeling and company causality for each adverse event, while adhering to intern...
Federal government Agency has a contract need for a Research Associate. This contract will offer full time hours (40 hours per week), and run through the end of September 2015 with the possibility of a 1-2 year extension thereafter. Research Associate III The incumbent serves as an expert providing authoritative advice and consultation for more difficult, complex, or unique tests utilizing speci...
Hiring department Psychology Monthly salary $2,000+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Variable Posting number 15-03-23-01-4009 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date 06/01/2015 Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes Position involves or...
Roche Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA
Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate - Antibody Engineering United States, California, South San Francisco Apply now!Print Job facts The Department of Antibody Engineering at Genentech is seeking a highly motivated researcher to work both independently and collaboratively on a variety of projects. The successful candidate will participate on project teams discovering therapeutic antibodie...
Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate - Antibody Engineering Requisition ID-00438376 Description The Department of Antibody Engineering at Genentech is seeking a highly motivated researcher to work both independently and collaboratively on a variety of projects. The successful candidate will participate on project teams discovering therapeutic antibodies that address unmet medical needs. Ad...
The Department of Energy(DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI), a division of the Lawrence BerkeleyNational Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Research Associate to join the Genomic Technologies group and work on the development and implementation of technologies for bacterial gene function annotation.Specifically we aim to use transposon mutagenesis cou...
Theravance Biopharma is seeking a talented individual to join our Pharmaceutical Development group. The primary objective of this role is to carryout physicochemical characterization, develop enabling formulations for preclinical PK and safety assessment, evaluate the stability and developablity of preclinical formulations, and assist, as needed, in the clinical formulation development work. Cond...
Genentech
Requisition ID: 00433979 Location: United States Description The department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) at Genentech is seeking an outstanding Research Associate or Senior Research Associate with strong hand-on LC/MS experience and proven abilities in determining the biotransformation pathways of drugs by drug metabolizing enzymes (especially cytochrome P450s and conjugating ...
MichBio Seattle, WA
Job description:The Formulation Group at Seattle Genetics is seeking a Research Associate to participate in the development of lyophilized and liquid formulations for our antibody and antibody drug conjugate programs.Responsibilities:* Conduct experiments and analyze results leading to the development of robust formulations for antibody and antibody drug conjugate (ADC) drug substances and drug pr...
Perkin Elmer Hopkinton, MA
Backed by an outstanding team of 7,600 employees located in over 150 countries across the world, PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on improving human and environmental health. We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a diffe...
Enumeral Cambridge, MA Enumeral is discovering and developing novel antibody immunotherapies that help the immune system attack diseased cells. Our unique platform allows us to identify and characterize promising new drugs relevant to cancer, infectious and inflammatory diseases, giving us the potential to positively affect millions of patients who are underserved by current therapeutic alternat...
The DOE Joint Genome Institute in Walnut Creek, CA (a division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) is searching for an experienced Research Associate. Will be responsible for conducting complex experimental procedures to address questions associated with DNA synthesis and pathway refactoring and for the construction of large DNA molecules using both synthetic as well and PCR amplified parts. Wi...

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