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Research assistants must be meticulous in their duties of collecting, analysing and compiling data, preparing reports and maintaining records. They are often responsible for carrying out clerical work, administrative functions and support tasks. They may also assist with the publication of their employer’s results
The position is required in various environments. Some work, for example, in engineering firms and track traffic, while others may work in laboratories with chemicals. A person in this position may be working for a big organisation and compiling competitor information, scientific research or market research
These workers support their superiors by compiling research materials like business dossiers and periodicals, carrying out administrative tasks and maintaining research database. In educational and scientific environments, assistants support the academic experts and scientists, perform administrative tasks and coordinate studies
Candidates are expected to possess a Bachelors degree within a study field relating to the industry they work in. The average salary for a research assistant in the UK is £25,705.
Research assistants carry out research projects by collecting, gathering, and summarizing information. They usually work in laboratories or medical facilities, but they also have a job placement in almost every industry that needs researches, including mass media and universities. Research assistants can also assist experiments related to medicine and pharmaceutical industry.
A Research assistant usually performs some of the following tasks:
• Keeping accurate records of experiments and investigations.
• Collecting samples.
• Designing new methods to improve products.
• Testing materials.
• Supervising technicians and other members of the team.
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Belfast, Northern Ireland
Grade: E (£22,017- £24,777) pro-rata
£30,000 to £32,656 per annum
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Southampton, South East England
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