Assistant Research Scientist in Roanoke, Virginia Salary

Job Description for Assistant Research Scientist

An assistant research scientist is a member of a research team who performs many of tasks in the research process. Like the rest of the research team, the assistant research scientist must follow the scientific method. They begin by clearly identify a problem or hypothesis. Next, the assistant research scientist works with the team to formulate a testable hypothesis. After a hypothesis is formulated, the assistant research scientist helps up experiments to gather data to support or reject the hypothesis. Then, the assistant research scientist operates many of the laboratory's apparatus to perform the experiment and gather data. Upon successfully gathering data, the assistant research scientist works closely with senior researchers to analyze the data and write up the technical report. Occasionally, the assistant research scientist may be invited to participate in presentations, relaying the findings of the research team to stakeholders.

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Assistant Research Scientist Tasks

  • Develop, manage and analyze large-scale collection of data.
  • Write scholarly and technical papers regarding research.
  • Conduct and contribute to research projects.
  • Order and manage lab inventory, materials and equipment.
  • Know a variety of methods to collect and analyze data.

About Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke city, Virginia
99,897
Male:
47,252 (47.3%)
Female:
52,645 (52.7%)
Roanoke is an independent city in the southern U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 97,032. It is located in the Roanoke Valley of the Roanoke Region of Virginia. Roanoke is the largest municipality in Southwest Virginia, and is the principal municipality of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which had a 2010 population of 308,707. It is composed of the independent cities of Roanoke and Salem, and Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, and Roanoke counties. Bisected by the Roanoke River, Roanoke is the commercial and cultural hub of much of Southwest Virginia and portions of Southern West Virginia. Incorporation The town first called Big Lick was established in 1852 and chartered in 1874. It was named for a large outcropping of salt which drew the wildlife to the site near the Roanoke River. In 1882 it became the town of Roanoke, and in 1884 it was chartered as the...
Roanoke:
$39,835
Virginia:
$66,262
$759
Roanoke:
$134,100
Virginia:
$257,800
4.2%

Assistant Research Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Assistant Research Scientist

Less than 1 year
50%
10-19 years
50%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
50%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
no benefits
None: