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  • Research Associate II, Single Cell and Spatial Transcriptomics with Childhood Cancer Data Initiative

    We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to work with the NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCR) Single Cell Analysis Facility (SCAF) to provide dedicated single cell and spatial research support for the intramural Childhood Cancer Data Initiative (CCDI). These research efforts are an integral part of CCR at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR), where CRTP scientists work collaboratively with intramural NCI investigators to provide research technologies and expertise. Location: NIH Campus 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
    $46k-70k yearly est.25d ago
  • KippsDeSanto Associate - Capital Markets Advisory

    Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. #CapMkts Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Center 2 (19050), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaKippsDeSanto Associate - Capital Markets Advisory KippsDeSanto & Co. ( KDC ), a wholly owned subsidiary of Capital One, is seeking to hire an Investment Banking Associate to support its mergers and acquisitions ( M&A ) advisory practice within the Aerospace, Defense, and Government Technology sectors.
    $74k-95k yearly est.1d ago
  • Research Specialist - Aquatics

    The Research Specialist in Aquatics will be a pivotal member of the vivarium team with a focus on creating new genetically modified lines of zebrafish and danionella.
    $64.5k-104.7k yearly9d ago
  • Lead External Ambassador - Adventist Shady Grove - $18.50 per hour

    Location: Adventist Shady Grove, 9901 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
    $18.5 hourly25d ago
  • Pricing Excellence, Onboarding Lead

    From shopping to settlement, ATPCO solutions work seamlessly across existing, new, and evolving technologies and methods. Airline-owned and reliably supporting air travel for more than 55 years, ATPCO is everywhere people buy flights. ATPCO links the entire airline community together, collaborating to develop industry standards for airline distribution and end-to-end technology solutions.
    $62k-117k yearly est.8d ago
  • Lead CDU, Part Time - Largo

    $6,000 Sign On Bonus Eligible To provide comprehensive nursing care to patients in the CDU setting. Provide nursing care and assessment for patients who may require a significant period of time for treatment or monitoring prior to discharge. Essential Responsibilities: Deliver competent urgent or emergent nursing care to a diverse patient population of all ages, acuities and conditions. Two years ED experience required as charge RN. ACLS, PALS, BLS are required. ENPC required after 6 months. Week 1: Tues, Fri; Week 2: Sun, Wed. Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse in an emergency room or acute care environment. Education Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program. Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course within 6 months of hire License, Certification, Registration This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire. Registered Nurse License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Virginia) within 6 months of hire OR Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire Registered Nurse License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire Basic Life Support from American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support Advanced Cardiac Life Support Additional Requirements: Proficient in use of applicable computer software required. Able to pass a regional competency exam within 3 months of hire. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with patient populations ranging from infant to geriatrics preferred. Experience in IV therapy is preferred. BSN is preferred. Job Schedule: Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
    $64k-116k yearly est.20h ago
  • Research Associate in Aquaculture Production

    The Research Associate will serve as a core support person to assist the PI, staff, and students to perform research in the Aquaculture Production Sciences group at the College of Agriculture, Community, and the Sciences (CACS). TITLE: Research Associate - Aquaculture Production
    $74k-92k yearly est.19d ago
  • Lead VDI SME

    Snowcreek Consulting is hiring a Lead VDI SME to support the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Service Provider (JSP) on the Platform Services contract As the Lead VDI SME you will: Provide technical expertise in supporting the VMWare Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in National Capital Region.
    $62k-117k yearly est.4d ago
  • R&D Lead Research Associate

    Full Time (Contract to Hire), W2 with Full Benefits, 401(k), and PTO The Research Associate will work with the department manager and laboratory supervisor to insure the success of department goals and efforts. The Research Associate will be required to be proactive to complete tasks and assignments given; if an issue or problem arises, they are expected to report to their direct supervisor. If the direct supervisor is not available, then the department manager will need to be notified. The Research Associate will also diligently and routinely participate in laboratory cleaning according to established SOPs. Additionally, troubleshooting and the ability to use logic to find solutions to problems are important. Essential Functions: Viral and Bacterial assay development/optimization of real-time RT-PCR assays Maintain/order supplies and reagents Manufacture and packaging of R&D real-time RT-PCR assays/QC testing Assist in the collection of analysis of quality control data/documentation Completing stability testing of real-time RT-PCR assays Extraction of DNA and RNA Development and testing of novel extraction techniques Preparation of buffers and reagents Processing of time sensitive samples, including extraction, PCR and analysis of samples Production of positive control material for PCR and RT-PCR assays Comfortable in working with human and animal pathogens, i.e. influenza and blood products Follow all safety regulations as outlined in the SOPs, including maintenance of contamination-free laboratory Responsible for general equipment monitoring such as recording daily temperatures Demonstrated ability to seek, learn, and apply new skills and knowledge to perform job responsibilities Complete tasks ahead of schedule Mobility to frequently alternate between sitting, standing, lifting, etc. as required to store materials, etc. to perform job responsibilities Keep an accurate, accessible and comprehensive laboratory notebook Minimum Requirements: Bachelor Level Degree in a scientific discipline (preferable in Biology or Molecular Biology) from an accredited institution One (1) to Three (3) Years of Laboratory Experience Required Qualifications and Functions: Effective communication (both orally and in writing) and excellent listening skills are necessary Ability to compose effective and efficient reports and correspondence Highly organized and detailed oriented Self-starter; takes initiative; prioritize work in order to meet required deadlines Highly motivated individual capable of working independently, as well as in a team environment. Proficient user of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
    $56k-76k yearly est.5d ago
  • Packaging Lead

    The Packaging Lead guides the packaging team in the packaging, labeling and order fulfillment of cannabis-based medicines. Each day, Jushi team members continue to grow, cultivate, process and manufacture a comprehensive suite of cannabis brands under the names: The Bank, The Lab, Tasteology, Nira + Medicinals and S che, which are addressing a wide variety of consumer and patient needs across multiple states. Since its founding in 2018, Jushi has grown from just a handful of people with an idea to more than 900 employees strong. THE TEAM: Founded in 2018 and headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Jushi is a vertically integrated, multi-state cannabis company that develops and operates high-end retail locations, premium brands, state-of-the-art cultivation, processing, manufacturing facilities, along with a cutting-edge online platform that is setting a new standard for a sophisticated, data-driven, modern cannabis experience.
    $60k-112k yearly est.19d ago
  • Research Associate

    This position requires a high school diploma, associate's Degree (science-related field, preferred), or equivalent with 1 to 5 years of lab operations experience. Located- Gaithersburg, MD
    $44k-75k yearly est.10d ago
  • Research Analyst/Sr. Reseach Analyst for Indigenous Populations

    Child Trends staff bring a multi-disciplinary perspective to our research and evaluation focused on children, youth, and families and the programs, systems, and policies that impact them. Child Trends seeks an Analyst or Senior Analyst for Indigenous Populations with qualitative and/or mixed methods research experience plus strong project management skills. The position will support Child Trends' growing portfolio focused on the well-being of children, youth, and families Indigenous to the lands presently known as the United States.
    $59k-71k yearly est.10d ago
  • User Experience Researcher [70688]

    At Onward Search, our job is to find you dream jobs. User Experience Researcher - Remote EST
    $72k-102k yearly est.5d ago
  • Data Research Analyst - $27/hr-$30/hr - VA

    Our client, a financial services firm, is seeking a temporary Data Research Analyst to support their team in Arlington, VA!
    $27 hourly8d ago
  • Research Analyst - Economic and Workforce Development

    CREC is expanding its programming to ensure that partner organizations strategically address gaps that limit future-oriented, evidence-based policy and program development at the state and local level. Permission to work in the U.S. is required. The Research Analyst will be familiar with regional economic development research and practice and/or education and training research and practice. Assisting in the facilitation of meetings and webinars They will be familiar with key data sources and methods for economic and workforce development research (such as those offered by the US Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, or Bureau of Economic Analysis) and be able to design and execute data collection and regional analysis for research and strategic planning purposes. See the job posting for details on how to apply: The Research Analyst will ensure that CREC and partners effectively engage in an ongoing dialogue with scholars, statisticians, subject matter experts, clients, and practitioner networks. For the past 20 years, CREC has connected, trained, and supported thousands of professionals producing or using data for decision making and has promoted innovations in the data available to guide economic development and talent development to foster regional competitiveness. The Workforce and Economic Development Research Analyst will execute tasks for multiple projects that are concurrent in collaboration with senior management, program staff, data scientists, junior analysts, and clients.
    $59k-97k yearly est.11d ago
  • Senior Research Consultant

    Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their li Stand Together helps thousands of partners apply a bottom-up approach.
    $109k-143k yearly est.8d ago
  • EMPI Lead/PM

    Job Location Fairfax VA
    $62k-116k yearly est.9d ago
  • Senior Research Consultant

    FRANdata has more than 30+ years of expertise in researching the franchising business model and providing insights to help our clients operate and succeed. Help grow FRANdata with new client opportunities, new products and marketing ideas FRANdata is looking for a Senior Research Analyst to join our fast-paced and growing market research, insights, and consulting firm.
    $87k-132k yearly est.9d ago
  • Agile Lead

    Lead, train, and coach the organization in its Agile adoption Act as the lead in the adoption of Agile tools including JIRA
    $62k-117k yearly est.9d ago
  • Market Research Associate

    Lincoln Property Company is an international real estate firm offering a comprehensive suite of value-added services for our clients. As a Market Research Associate, you will work with a group of energetic brokers and researchers in a fast paced and exciting work environment.
    $80k-119k yearly est.5d ago

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Average Salary For a Research Leader

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Research Leader is $107,345 per year or $52 per hour. The highest paying Research Leader jobs have a salary over $178,000 per year while the lowest paying Research Leader jobs pay $64,000 per year

Updated March 21, 2023
Average Research Leader Salary
$107,708 yearly
$52 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Research Leader


Supervisors are responsible for overseeing the daily functions of employees in a specific team, department, or even a work shift. They create work schedules, organize work processes and workflows, train new hires, provide necessary reports related to the team function and the employees, monitor and evaluate employee performance, and ensure that goals of the specific team or department are met. When needed, supervisors also provide guidance to employees in terms of their career or even personal challenges. They also help in fostering harmonious work relationships by resolving interpersonal conflicts at work. To be successful in their role, they must have leadership skills, time management skills, decision-making capabilities, analytical skills, and problem-solving skills.

Vice President

Vice presidents are usually considered the second-in-command in the organization, depending on the organization structure. They take over when the president is unavailable to fulfill duties. They may also represent the organization in external events and other official functions. They are important members of the boardroom, and their opinions are usually sought after as well. Vice presidents are usually poised to follow the president's footsteps in the organization, especially if the president is nearing retirement. They also make urgent and crucial decisions when the president is not available to do so. Vice presidents must have strong business acumen, decision-making skills, and professionalism.


Presidents are usually the highest-level executives in an organization. They oversee the whole company. They identify clear goals and provide strategic direction as the company works towards the achievement of their overall vision. Presidents are the decision-makers in the company. They make crucial decisions to ensure that the company continues to grow and survives challenges that come their way. They are expected to consider all stakeholders, from the board of directors and employees to the customers in their decision-making process. Presidents also represent the company in external functions, especially during high-level events. As such, they are expected to be professional, well-mannered, and good communicators.

Project Manager

Project managers oversee a specific project related to the organization's business. They manage the whole project from inception to evaluation. They initiate planning with involved departments, follow-through on the plans, ensure smooth execution of the plans, and evaluate the project for further improvements should these be needed. In line with this, project managers also ensure that the project is cost-efficient and well within the budget. They also manage the different work teams involved in the project and ensure that things are running smoothly on this aspect as well.


A Co-Founder is an essential member of a company as they complement the skills, vision, and mission of the Founder. Most of the time, the tasks of a Co-Founder revolve around the financial planning and developing strategies that would be beneficial for the company's financial gain and workforce. Furthermore, a Co-Founder must coordinate with the Founder and other staff and departments to remain aware of the progress or issues, should there be any, to provide timely resolutions.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Research Leader