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.


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 Highland Heights, Kentucky

Campbell County, Kentucky
3,387 (47.4%)
3,765 (52.6%)
Highland Heights is a home rule-class city in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 6,923 at the 2010 U.S. census. Highland Heights is home to Northern Kentucky University and General Cable, a Fortune 500 company whose present headquarters were constructed in 1992. Highland Heights is located in northern Campbell County at 39°2′24″N 84°27′21″W (39.040035, −84.455851). It is bordered to the north by Fort Thomas, to the west by Wilder, and to the south by Cold Spring. Interstate 275, the beltway around Cincinnati, runs along the western and northern edges of Highland Heights. Its interchange with Interstate 471 is at the northern border of Highland Heights. Via I-471, Highland Heights is 7 miles (11 km) southeast of downtown Cincinnati. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), all land. The area has been known as "the Highlands" since the 19th century. The...
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Key Stats for Assistant Research Scientist

1-4 years

Years of Experience

1-4 years