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 : 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)...
Summary We are seeking a Research Associate to join the Reagents R&D group at our Center for Personalized Health and Innovation (cPHI) to perform histology procedures in support of the development of new products for our cutting-edge multispectral unmixing Mantra and Vectra imaging systems. The candidate will be part of the Tissue Imaging Team and be tasked with designing, developing and optimizi...
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...
The Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HECOR) department, a function within Client Scientific Affairs, is recruiting for one Manager to serve in a contract position for a period of up to two years. Responsibilities: The Manager will be under the direct supervision of the Director, HECOR Metabolics, and be responsible for leading health economics and outcomes research activities within Metab...
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...
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...
Kelly Scientific Resources has a full time opening for a Research Associate with 1-2 years experience in immunoassay's and molecular biology techniques to work with a Bio- Tech company in the greater Indianapolis area. The Research Associate will be responsible for performing basic laboratory operations independently with detailed review of results by experienced personnel. We are looking for ca...
Pharmacokinetics Research Associateneeded for acontractopportunity with Yoh's client located inThousand Oaks, CA. What You'll Be Doing: - Primarily assist in the support of clinical pharmacokinetic data analysis, study report writing, and Regulatory submissions. - Successful candidates will be responsible for data modification and analysis, drafting reports, coordinating timelines across functi...
Hello, My name is Tony Zarlingo and I am a technical recruiter at Kelly Scientific. Kelly Scientific® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term contract (Up to 2 years in duration) opportunity to work as a Research Associate at a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical corporation located in New Jersey. By wo...
Position Summary: The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) provides technical support to investigators using DFINE devices in clinical study procedures. In addition The CRA is responsible for the execution clinical research studies, which are utilized to support current products and expansion of product indications for use. Support all regulatory submissions to the FDA, andsubmissions to internation...
Key responsibilities involve conducting bioanalytical method and technology research and development projects to include the development and implementation of new assay methods, enhancement of existing methods, and transfer of client-provided methods under general supervision. This position will support Small Molecule Drug Discovery in the Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) department. T...
Job Description : JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA), EPD Department EPD (Clinical Operations) SBU Early Phase Essential Function Performs clinical monitoring and investigational site /relationship management for designated EPD led clinical trials in accordance with ICH GCP, applicable regulations and SOPs. Act as PAREXELs direct contact with sites and is resp...
Job Description : JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA), EPD Department EPD (Clinical Operations) SBU Early Phase Essential Function Performs clinical monitoring and investigational site /relationship management for designated EPD led clinical trials in accordance with ICH GCP, applicable regulations and SOPs. Act as PAREXELs direct contact with sites and is resp...
When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global provider of news and business information, we deliver content to consumers and organizations via newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, conferences, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and video. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for 1...
Colliers International is a leader in global real estate, offering comprehensive services to property owners, commercial investors, tenants and developers around the world. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, Colliers professionals in 485 offices worldwide are united by our spirit of enterprise—we take initiative, think creatively, collaborate to achieve and use our expertise to innovate. Ou...
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...
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...
New England Research Institutes (NERI) was founded in 1986 and has grown to become a research organization with a global reputation for high-quality research, innovative thinking, and the use of state-of-the-science tools and techniques. NERI continues to be a leader in public health research, clinical trials management, epidemiology, and state of the art media and dissemination research. NERI's ...
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...

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Research Assistant

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$17,900.00 - $56,100.00
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
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Master's
35.1%
Doctorate
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