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A research scientist is a scientist who works primarily with gathering knowledge and understanding research. While many scientists are employed in applied scientific fields that involve development and design work, a research scientist typically can be found in academic settings or similar areas. Because ...
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Research Scientist - University of Washington (UW) , salaries: $37,452 - $83,808
Research Scientist - Amazon.com Inc , salaries: $100,115 - $136,740
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The responsibilities of staff scientists include collaborating with and guiding coworkers, overseeing projects and activities, and creating and reviewing procedures. Staff scientists also manage transfers and activities of other labs, perform tests, research, read and communicate data analysis, and complete ...
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Staff Scientist - Genzyme Corporation , salaries: $55,369 - $102,309
Staff Scientist - National Institutes of Health (NIH) , salaries: $93,263
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Clinical laboratory scientists generally work for hospitals and independent medical laboratories. Candidates for this position are generally required to have a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, laboratory science, or a related field, as well as necessary certifications as required by employers. These ...
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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Quest Diagnostics , hourly rate: $32.50
Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute , hourly rate: $33.90
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An environmental scientist is a scientist who is usually employed by a government department or consulting firm to a conduct research on environmental issues. They seek to develop, implement, and enforce state, local, or federal regulations designed to preserve and protect the environment. Environmental ...
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Environmental Scientist - Aecom Corporation , salaries: $40,442 - $53,941
Environmental Scientist - Tetra Tech, Inc. , salaries: $40,851 - $81,233
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Forensic scientists use the scientific method to gather and analyze material to be used as evidence by law enforcement and in court proceedings. Forensic scientists work both in the field, where they are trained to recover potential evidence, and in the forensic laboratory, where they examine that evidence ...
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Forensic Scientist - Quest Diagnostics , hourly rate: $25.50
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Food scientists perform a variety of tasks related to the production, testing and consumption of food. They may work in quality assurance within a production facility, testing for levels of various nutrients and the presence or absence of microbes (which are essential to proper nutritional labeling and ...
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Food Scientist - Kraft Foods, Inc. , salaries: $74,175
Food Scientist - Kerry Ingredients , salaries: $55,000
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A medical scientist (except epidemiologist) is a person who plays an important role in the application of new drugs, vaccines, and treatment regimens. Medical scientists typically hold either a medical degree or a related doctorate. They may run licensed testing on persons in experimental and control ...
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A marine biologist researches and explores organisms, both plants and animals, within the marine biology field. This field has to do with animals and plants that live in salty bodies of water. The marine biologist may carry out observations and assessments, in order to determine the health of an environment. ...
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Most biotechnology research scientists work in a laboratory conducting experiments in the field of biotechnology, which looks to incorporate the unique characteristics of nature to invent or propose a product that can (for example) further crop growth, preserve food with greater safety, and possibly ...
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Research Scientist, Biotechnology - Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. , salaries: $47,033 - $90,322
Research Scientist, Biotechnology - Amgen Corporation , salaries: $55,369 - $119,195
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