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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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Research Associate / Sr. Research Associate - Microbiology Positions are available within the Biology R&D organization to support the development of photosynthetic microorganisms for the production of next-generation biofuels. Areas of research include • Development and implementation of high-throughput assays, screens and selections in liquid and plate format • Implementation of cell based as...
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...
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)...
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 products Execut...
Research Associate/Sr Research Associate - Biochemical and Molecular & Cellular Biology LAXCO, INC - US - Bothell, Washington The Position We have an opening for a talented Research or Senior Research Associate to join our Biochemical and Cellular Instrument development process. 1, The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, optimizing, validating and executing biochemical and...
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...
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...
AT&T is currently embarking on a transformative initiative towards next generation networks by leveraging virtualization technologies and Software Defined Networking (SDN). This modern architecture will simplify and scale AT&Ts network to help support the continued growth of Internet traffic, enable rapid deployment of advanced cutting-edge features and services, and provide industry leading secur...
Wilshire Associates, a leading global independent investment consulting and services firm, provides consulting services, analytics solutions and customized investment products to plan sponsors, investment managers and financial intermediaries. Its business units include, Wilshire Analytics, Wilshire Consulting, Wilshire Funds Management and Wilshire Private Markets. With ten offices on four contin...
Wilshire Associates, a leading global independent investment consulting and services firm, provides consulting services, analytics solutions and customized investment products to plan sponsors, investment managers and financial intermediaries. Its business units include, Wilshire Analytics, Wilshire Consulting, Wilshire Funds Management and Wilshire Private Markets. With ten offices on four contin...
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...
Overview Teva Biopharmaceuticals USA (TBU) is responsible for developing biologics for Teva Pharmaceuticals-the company manufacturing generic and branding therapeutics. We have a range of products in various stages of clinical development from IND through BLA filing. TBU combines the financial stability of a large company with a small-company mentality emphasizing scientific-rigor and creativity ...
The Environmental Sciences Division (ESD) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has one or more openings for recent (within the last five years) Post-Masters- or Post-Bachelors-level research associates in its Environmental Data Science & Systems Group (http://www.esd.ornl.gov/edss/). The successful candidates will help link advanced informatics and computer science to data management and distri...
The Research Associate, Histopathology, will be primarily a hands-on, bench level position with key responsibilities in the areas of histopathology and real-time PCR assays. This candidate will assist in the development of novel assays for identifying and characterizing cancer from various tissues. The candidate will provide histopathology and laboratory support for a team of scientists. Duties in...
Job Description : Key Accountabilities • Perform quality assurance checks on study images. • Validate and maintain imaging database including images and tracking and review results for assigned projects. • Ensure the site personnel have a good understanding of the protocol, the requirements of the study so that they can fulfill their obligations to complete their study accurately. • Perform e...
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, b...
We are looking for a highly motivated person with a background in preclinical toxicology of rodent models in cancer and immunologic diseases for the evaluation of novel therapies. The candidate will be required to perform small animal (rodent) handling, injections, blood sampling, necropsies, data collection and analysis, as well as coordinating exploratory toxicity, biodistribution, pharmacokinet...
We are a seeking a driven, resourceful candidate to contribute to a high-quality contract research and analytical testing laboratory. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in mechanical, electrical, and software development principles, including instrument design and fabrication. The candidate will have 1-2 years of industry experience (or relevant academic experience), including ex...

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