Research Specialist Job Openings - 32 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $60,000

    NEW
    Research Specialist - Light Microscopy
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $60,000

    NEW
    Research Specialist - Membrane Protein Labeling, Imaging and Functional Characterization
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $50,000

    NEW
    Confocal Research Technician - FlyLight
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $50,000

    NEW
    Research Technician - GENIE
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $50,000

    NEW
    Research Technician Fly Optogenetics, Behavior and Anatomy
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $50,000

    NEW
    Research Technician (Temp-to-Hire), Annotator, Mouse Light
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $89,040

    Director HealthCore Research, Safety and Epidemiology (Remote option) #139508
    Anthem

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $97,055

    Customer Engagement Specialist, UX Research
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $36,630

    General Utility Worker - Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $36,630

    General Utility Worker - Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $58,560

    Custodial Services Worker - Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $24,060

    Grill Cook - Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $19,250

    Waiter Waitress Farm
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $19,250

    Waiter Waitress Farm
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $24,060

    Grill Cook - Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $67,500

    NEW
    Temp-to-hire Research Technician, Project Technical Resources
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $36,630

    General Utility Lead Worker - Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $60,000

    NEW
    Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Associate-Computer Vision, MouseLight
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $60,000

    NEW
    Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Associate-Imaging, Mouse Light
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $36,630

    General Utility Lead Worker - Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Aramark

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,000

    NEW
    Research and Reference Specialist (LAW FIRM)
    TRU Staffing, Inc.

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,720

    Research Specialist
    Kelly Services

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,720

    OA50 - Research Specialist
    Kelly Services

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,720

    Research Specialist
    Ajilon

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,000

    NEW
    Laboratory and Research Specialist I
    George Mason University

    Fairfax, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,000

    ESG (environmental, social and governance) Research and Engagement Specialist
    Service Employees International Union

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,720

    NEW
    Research Protocol Specialist
    Defense Health Agency

    Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,720

    Research Specialist
    Kforce

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,720

    Research Specialist
    Kforce

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,720

    Research Specialist
    Kforce

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,000

    NEW
    Research Specialist
    CNA

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $56,000

    *Research Specialist (China Studies)
    CNA

    Arlington, VA

Research Specialist Jobs

average

$60,000

  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Getting Information
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Mostly Sitting
  • Make Decisions

What does a Research Specialist do at H&R Block

* Evaluates tax questions received by live chat, email, and other electronic sources to ascertain the exact nature of the issue, researches applicable tax law and regulations, determines best tax treatment for the client while minimizing the Company liability.
* Prepares accurate response in a timely manner.
* Conducts research on a variety of tax issues.
* Works with peers to share best practices and discuss common tax topics being requested through the live chat to ensure consistency in responses.
* Assists in researching tax issues and providing explanations, analysis, and recommendations as requested.
* Other duties as assigned

What does a Research Specialist do at Citigroup

* Establishes or confirms facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, or to provide a solution to new or existing problems to aid the IPB US business in identifying trends to ensure internal procedures/controls are efficient, possible controls gaps, and process improvement opportunities
* Conducts research thoroughly by reviewing a holistic view of the affected client's relationship, account notes, operating systems and/or applications
* Ensures to acknowledge (takes possession of) of cases upon assignment and that cases are periodically updated to annotate the progress of the case at a minimum once a week
* Ensures all cases for the department are worked and resolved within the established Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the respective case type
* Ensures 90% of cases assigned are closed/resolved within SLAs
* Ensures each case type root cause is properly documented and identified within the case
* Participates in the Client Research Complaints Governance reviews when requested
* Is able to design, propose, follows up, an implement new initiatives or process improvement opportunities identified
* Complies with all IPB US Banking Regulations, Products, and Terms&Conditions
* Ensures to promptly complete any trainings required by the IPB US Business
* Interacts and communicates with other IPB US Operating Units to ensure effective and efficient channels of communications are fostered
* Perform other activities as assigned by manager

What does a Research Specialist do at Mayo Clinic

* Independently executes the overall management of the clinical trial implementation, maintenance, and completion process.
* Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: coordinating the writing of the protocol/clinical research documents and/or the ongoing management of pre-written protocol/clinical research documents through the clinical trial development/implementation process; writing of the informed consent document; coordination of study logistics/approvals, verification of content to meet institutional, industry, and federal standards; communication with study sites, industry partners, and/or federal agencies; development of clinical trial budgets; and ensuring Mayo standards are adhered to and appropriate approvals have been obtained.
* Provides consultative guidance regarding regulatory and policy requirements to physicians, study staff, and external sponsors.
* Must be able to work in a team environment both as a member and a facilitator, be able to manage multiple projects at various stages, and be able to work independently with occasional guidance from physician leadership or management.
* Must be able to work in a complex environment and to exercise good judgment in ambiguous situations under pressure.
* Must possess excellent problem-solving skills, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable interacting with individuals at all levels internal and external to Mayo Clinic.
* Active member on committees and task forces and participates on projects as assigned.
* Writes and provides input to standard operating procedures and working instructions.
* Develops and carries out staff training and mentoring as necessary

What does a Research Specialist do at M & T Bank

* Reconcile assigned accounts daily.
* Ensure transactions are classified and recorded according to established policies and procedures
* Maintain proper procedures relating to Accounting policy
* Prepare and escalate appropriate Management reporting
* Conduct daily review of trends associated with variances and document for analysis on standardization
* Provide analysis of variances and apply knowledge for resolution and process improvement needs
* Gather and research data to prepare semi-routine financial and accounting reports, summaries, and statements, including daily, weekly, or monthly departmental reporting assignments
* Understand and adhere to the Company s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company s Risk Appetite.
* Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management
* Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand
* Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable
* Complete other related duties as assigned
* NATURE AND SCOPE:Works under general supervision
* Completion of accurate and timely daily reconciliation
* Use knowledge and experience to perform highly specialized duties

What does a Research Specialist do at Jpmorgan Chase

* The Escalation Research Specialist will investigate, resolve and respond to Internal and External Customer complaints and inquiries received via correspondence (mail or email) or Customer Care Workbench routes.
* The steps to resolution are dependant on the type of complaint which include late charge or fee disputes, payment arrangement disputes, deferment or extension disputes, reinstatement or property disputes.
* Specialist use many Mortgage Banking systems to research and resolve issues.
* The Escalation Research Specialist will respond to CSAT surveys, perform internal audits, and root cause analysis to determine actual cause of issues.
* Appropriately interprets company policies and procedures and when necessary sufficiently integrates the information into the response to customers.
* Provides necessary information to the customer or Escalation Representative for problem resolution, clearly explaining procedures and dealing with difficult customer interactions by focusing on problem resolution.
* Exercises effective time management to creatively resolve issues, exceed most key volume standards, SLA’s and deadlines without compromising work quality.
* Seeks Supervisor approvals to customer resolutions as appropriate.
* May perform root cause analysis and provide recommendations to management for long term resolution, using job aids, reference tools, etc.
* Effectively communicate with the customer via phone or correspondence (email or mail) by acknowledging the customer’s comments/emotions and clearly explaining complicated procedures or concepts.
* Uses paraphrasing techniques and asks appropriate questions to qualify the needs/expectations of the customer.
* Appropriately engages any internal line of business necessary for resolution of complaints.
* Effectively partners with necessary internal and external parties.
* High School Diploma required or Equivalent
* Minimum of 2 years experience in a mortgage-servicing environment preferred
* Proficient in the use of MB applications including MSP, WebER, Info Source, CLOSR, IVault, Fidelity (Director), and Microsoft Office suite are preferred.
* Computer proficiency in navigating multiple systems and screens.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Detail-orientation
* Analytical and Problem Solving skills
* Ability to follow procedures
* Mortgage Originations experience is preferred but not required

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how to become a Research Specialist

Most market research analysts need at least a bachelor’s degree. Top research positions may require a master’s degree. Strong math and analytical skills are essential. 

Education

Market research analysts typically need a bachelor’s degree in market research or a related field. Many have degrees in fields such as statistics, math, and computer science. Others have backgrounds in business administration, the social sciences, or communications.

Courses in statistics, research methods, and marketing are essential for these workers. Courses in communications and social sciences, such as economics or consumer behavior, are also important.

Some market research analyst jobs require a master’s degree. Several schools offer graduate programs in marketing research, but many analysts complete degrees in other fields, such as statistics and marketing, and/or earn a master’s degree in business administration (MBA). A master’s degree is often required for leadership positions or positions that perform more technical research. 

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Certification is voluntary, but analysts may pursue certification to demonstrate a level of professional competency. The Marketing Research Association offers the Professional Researcher Certification (PRC) for market research analysts. Candidates qualify based on experience and knowledge; they must pass an exam, be a member of a professional organization, and have at least 3 years working in opinion and marketing research. Individuals must complete 20 hours of industry-related continuing education courses every 2 years to renew their certification.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Market research analysts must be able to understand large amounts of data and information. 

Communication skills. Market research analysts need strong communication skills when gathering information, interpreting data, and presenting results to clients. 

Critical-thinking skills. To determine what marketing strategy would work best for a company, market research analysts must assess all available information.

Detail oriented. Market research analysts must be detail oriented because they often do precise data analysis.

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Real Research Specialist Salaries

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Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Research Specialists Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company Houston, TX Jan 29, 2015 $146,500 -
$249,100
Principal Operations Research Specialist Sas Institute Inc. Youngstown, NY Mar 09, 2015 $132,000 -
$142,000
Research Specialist Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company Spring, TX Sep 17, 2016 $126,381 -
$202,500
Product Research Specialist Intel Corporation Santa Clara, CA Nov 19, 2016 $123,522 -
$152,800
Research Specialist 3M Company Saint Paul, MN Aug 31, 2015 $119,505
Operations Research Specialist Sas Institute Inc. Cary, NC Aug 24, 2016 $115,000
Operations Research Specialist Sas Institute Inc. Cary, NC Sep 09, 2015 $115,000
Research Area Specialist SR. Merit Network Inc. Ann Arbor, MI Dec 02, 2016 $114,254
Research Specialist Sinopec Tech Houston LLC Houston, TX Jun 15, 2016 $113,000 -
$177,500
Research Specialist 3M Company Saint Paul, MN Aug 31, 2015 $112,699

Top Skills for a Research Specialist

Know what it takes to get the job done

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Top Research Specialist Skills

For research specialist jobs, , companies seek candidates with the following abilities:
  1. Laboratory Equipment
  2. Procedures
  3. LAB Supplies
Here’s how the most requested skills appear on resumes:
  • Maintain and clean all laboratory equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines and Emory policy and procedures.
  • Participate in special projects, systems testing, and establishing procedures.
  • Order lab supplies using PantherExpress and Prism.
  • Conducted data entry and analysis -Co-authored Osteoporosis/Menopausal research papers -Performed muscle strength tests and general health checks
  • Provided technical support for office computers and other equipment.

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Top Research Specialist Employers

Find the best employers to advance your career

Top 10 Research Specialist Employers

Research Specialist positions seems to be very popular at Directions In Research. where they currently get hired the most.

Research Specialist job seekers will have an easy time finding open jobs at these firms:
  1. Walt Disney World
  2. University of Illinois at Chicago
  3. Cenlar
  4. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

At the end of the day, Research Specialist candidates can currently find jobs at 10 companies.

Directions In Research., Walt Disney World, University of Illinois at Chicago, Cenlar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MB Financial Bank, Universal Background Screening, Assurant Solutions, The Walt Disney Company, Emory University

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