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Researcher/Analyst

Researcher/Analyst—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Research Professional
Job Code: 3301, 3302
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard may be part of one or more career progressions within the Research Professional Series.


Job Overview

Coordinate and implement advanced research, technical, and complex data analysis; oversee research activities or facilities in support of designated University research initiatives.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Coordinate and implement advanced research, technical, and complex data analysis; oversee research activities or facilities in support of designated University research initiatives; use judgment in prioritizing workflow and applying research procedures with general guidance; develop protocols, systems, research proposals and evaluation methods and instruments; plan and oversee research activities, validate methods, and evaluate progress and results.

Conduct research and provide highly complex technical assistance;  serve as primary resource for internal and external constituents regarding research techniques and procedures, research laboratories, specialized instrumentation and equipment, and ensure compliance with research protocols; oversee and authorize budget expenditures.

Perform complex analysis and interpret research data; determine data needs and develop and assess quality assurance methods and standards to ensure data integrity; create and maintain evaluation documentation, files, and records; prepare statistical and administrative reports.

Plan, design, and develop research objectives, projects, new protocols, experiments, and grant proposals in collaboration with researchers; conduct literature searches; prepare reports for journal publications and presentations; author or co-author manuscripts; assist in development of related manuals and scientific documentation.

Provide administrative supervision to University staff and/or functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Master's degree in specific or related science and three to five years' related experience required.

Last modified October 29 2012 10:31 AM