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Research Technicians usually work in laboratories and perform duties like conducting tests, analyzing materials, maintaining inventories, updating records, operating lab equipment and reporting to managers. Based on our collection of resume samples, those interested in a Research Technician job should demonstrate accuracy, attention to details, technical skills, time management and teamwork. Most Research Technicians make display of a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field in their resumes. On-the-job training is often provided for most Technicians.

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Research Technician III

  • Implemented specialized techniques and procedures for preparing and maintaining field plots.
  • Grew broccoli, corn, cotton, cucumbers, peanut, soybean, and snap beans.
  • Applied pesticides in a safe and efficient manner on field research plots.
  • Collected data and assisted with statistical analyses and preparation of annual reports.
  • Coordinated laboratory and greenhouse research projects.
  • Maintained insect colonies for research purposes.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Plant Science
BS
Diversified Agriculture
32

Research Technician

Assist the Research Faculty in protein purification and various other projects as needed

  • Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of lab equipment
  • Create lab protocols for experiments and SOP manual for technician position
  • Responsible for daily ordering and inventory of lab supplies
  • Instruct students in laboratory protocols and equipment usage
  • Reorganized and labeled the entire lab for easier use
  • Inventoried and cataloged over 2000 glycerol stocks and created a backup for all caspase mutants.
  • Inventoried, organized, and cataloged all sequenced DNA and primers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biochemistry
33

Research Technician

  • Supervised students in Dr. Kristen Buck's chemical oceanographic laboratory.
  • Managed Dr. Kristen Buck's trace-metal clean lab.
  • Performed trace-metal clean seawater sampling at sea (total of 8 days at sea on the RV Atlantic Explorer).
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Earth And Ocean Sciences, Concentration
MS
Ocean And Earth Sciences, Concentration
34

Senior Research Technician

Cultured HeLa and T-cells with focus on aseptic techniques

  • Counted cells using a hemocytometer and the Nexcelom Cellometer
  • Performed qPCRs using the Applied Biosystem's 7500 Real-Time PCR system
  • Extracted DNA from blood, bone marrow, and cerebrospinal fluid samples using the QIAamp DNA mini and micro kits
  • Measured DNA concentration with the NanoDrop Lite Spectrophotometer
  • Prepared reagents
  • Maintained a detailed laboratory notebook of all procedures and results including graphs, scientific calculations and statistical analysis
  • Stringently followed lab protocols, sanitation standards and testing procedures
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Biology
35

Sr. Research Technician II

Responsible for daily operations of two laboratories

  • Discussed and coordinated with multiple PhD's material requirements along with test processes to achieve satisfactory results
  • Prepared various material for testing and analytical tests on results
  • Found qualified vendors for supplies and negotiated cost for purchase order submission
  • Coordinated all jobs with outside contractors
  • Responsible for training all students on laboratory systems
  • Forecast and maintain material costs for laboratory budget
  • Established and maintained testing schedules for deadline and compliance
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
Education/interests
Guitar
36

Research Technician

Responsible for the running of a Research Extrusion Department

  • Implementation of new Capital expense equipment which included the purchase of a new monofilament line, repair of a Twin-screw compounder and the upgrade of an extruder for the running of flouropolymers.
  • Purchasing of Materials, Tools and auxiliary equipment
  • Hired, Trained and Supervised Interns, temporary help and junior technicians.
  • Supported other Albany International facilities with scale up to production.
  • Assisted various engineering research teams with intellectual property development based on current customer needs.
  • Responsible for the documentation in Lab notebooks of the ongoing R&D projects.
  • Developed and implemented a Rapid Response Emergency team this included supervising the certification and training of members.
  • Organized and coordinated Albany International Golf League.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
37

Research Technician

  • Analytical research of gas, diesel fuel, jet fuel, and kerosene. Lab research of several analytical machines.
  • Research and development of 'TOP SECRET' projects, as well as research of patent pending projects. Inventory management of all chemicals associated with research projects, and overseeing twenty-seven employees.
  • Qualified to set up vent-hooded projects which entail installation of tubing tanks, chemical lines, and associated equipment for research projects.
  • Development and research of biofuels projects.
  • Creating and distributing all reports and spreadsheets affiliated with completed research projects.
  • Created and awaiting approval of a patent developed at [company name].
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Real Estate
Electrical Engineering
38

Research Technician

Plant pathology: Research on multiple plant diseases on taro, ginger, papaya, and lettuce. Lead researcher on taro for genotyping varieties and resistance to disease.

  • DNA extractions and virulence assays
  • Performed analysis of test results and used data to generate linkage maps
  • Prepared and maintained laboratory cultures and stock supplies
  • Worked closely with principal investigator for future research plans
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Agriculture
39

Native Lamprey Research Technician

Aided an MSU graduate student in studying the native lamprey of Michigan; also worked with sea lamprey; often required working seven days per week, and 10-15 hour days.

  • Conducted hundreds of raceway experiments with lamprey studying nocturnal migration and mating behaviors
  • Used backpack electrofishing equipment to collect larval lamprey to use for research
  • Operated pheromone pumps and PIT (Passive Integrated Transponder) tag equipment
  • Performed dozens of dissections on various life cycles of lamprey
  • Record, organize, and analyze large amounts of data
  • Did hands-on work including filling sandbags and transporting heavy equipment
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Fisheries And Wildlife Management
40

Research Technician

Assisted in captive feeding trials with cover boxes, diets varying in toxicity, diets varying in fiber, and equivalence point trials between the 3
variables

  • Weighed cottontails and pygmy rabbits
  • Trapped cottontails and pygmy rabbits and assisted in processing them
  • Performed neutral detergent fiber analysis on various samples of sagebrush and pellet diets
  • Assisted in giving injections to pygmy rabbits
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Wildlife Ecology
MS
Wildlife Ecology

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