The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Bioinformatics skills in Chicago, Illinois is $47,478.
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Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, they may provide guidance to laboratory technicians and/or support staff. They may need to utilize recording devices or use statistical procedures for research relevant to their assigned field…Read more
Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks
- Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
- Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
- Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
- Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Skills in Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis, Biotechnology, Research Analysis and Molecular Biology.
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Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11.6% more) and San Diego, California (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.0% less).
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