Senior Scientist Job Openings - 51 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Data Scientist - Marketing Cloud
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Data Scientist - Marketing Cloud
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    NEW
    Information Security Data Scientist
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Information Security Data Scientist
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Sales Analyst Data 4
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Cloud Supply Chain Data Scientist
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $120,000

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    Sales Snr Director
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $120,000

    Consulting Sales Snr Director
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $123,718

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    Sales Snr Manager
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $64,323

    Snr Principal Instructor-Training
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $64,323

    Snr Principal Instructor-Training
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Cloud DATA SCIENTIST - Big Data Platform Team - West Region
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Principal Data Data EMR
    Anthem

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $90,000

    Cloud DATA SCIENTIST - Big Data Platform Team - Central Region
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $60,000

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

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $60,000

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

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    NEW
    Scientist, Senior in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton with Security Clearance
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

    NEW
    Team Lead Senior (NCI)
    Leidos Holdings

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    NEW
    Biosurveillance Senior Scientist with Security Clearance
    Belcan

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $84,520

    Scientist II Senior
    Medimmune

    Gaithersburg, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $84,520

    Senior Scientist - (Gaithersburg, MD)
    Medimmune

    Gaithersburg, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $88,200

    Senior Scientist, Viral Vectors - Relocate to Boston!
    Cybercoders

    Rockville, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $84,520

    Scientist II Senior
    Medimmune

    Gaithersburg, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Senior Research Scientist - Robotics & Autonomy
    Lockheed Martin

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $95,000

    Senior Scientist (NCI)
    Leidos

    Reston, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $84,520

    Senior Scientist - (Gaithersburg, MD)
    Medimmune

    Gaithersburg, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Senior Research Scientist - The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research
    NORC

    Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

    Senior Scientist (NCI)
    Leidos

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Senior Research Scientist - EEOD
    Cyberspace Solutions LLC

    Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

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    Senior Scientist (NCI)
    Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Senior Research Scientist - Robotics & Autonomy
    Lockheed Martin

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Sr. Algorithm Scientist
    MTEQ

    Springfield, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $88,200

    NEW
    Senior Scientist, Viral Vectors - Relocate to Boston!

    Rockville, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Senior Research
    NORC

    Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

    Senior Implementation Scientist
    Engility

    Silver Spring, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

    Nuclear Weapons Senior
    Get, Inc. Get-NSA, LLC

    Germantown, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $84,520

    Pharmacovigilance
    Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals LP

    Gaithersburg, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    NEW
    Biosurveillance Senior Scientist
    Belcan

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

    Senior Research Scientist
    Social Scientific Systems (S-3)

    Silver Spring, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $88,200

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    Sr. Downstream Scientist
    Latitude Inc.

    Rockville, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Scientist, Senior
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Sr Research Scientist (Test and Evaluation)
    CNA

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Senior Scientist
    Bae Systems

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Senior Research Team
    Karna LLC

    Alexandria, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW
    Senior Biomolecular Scientist
    HJF

    Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

    NEW
    Senior Scientist NCI
    Jobtome

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Sr. Algorithm Scientist
    MTEQ

    Springfield, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $88,200

    NEW
    Sr. Upstream Scientist
    Latitude Inc.

    Rockville, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    Sr Research Scientist
    CNA

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $100,000

    NEW
    Senior Scientist - Flow Cytometry
    Precision Medicine Group

    Frederick, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $91,260

    NEW
    Senior Human Subjects Protection Scientist
    General Dynamics Information Technology

    Falls Church, VA

Senior Scientist Jobs

average

$91,260

  • Getting Information
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Mostly Sitting

What does a Senior Scientist do

A Senior Scientist supervises the technical staff and prepares reports, publications, and oral presentations regarding the scientist projects. They are responsible for reviewing and evaluating new concepts or technologies.

how to become a Senior Scientist

Medical scientists typically have a Ph.D., usually in biology or a related life science. Some medical scientists get a medical degree instead of a Ph.D., but prefer doing research to practicing as a physician.

Education

Students planning careers as medical scientists typically pursue a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field. Undergraduate students benefit from taking a broad range of classes, including life sciences, physical sciences, and math. Students also typically take courses that develop communication and writing skills, because they must learn to write grants effectively and publish research findings.

After students have completed their undergraduate studies, they typically enter Ph.D. programs. Dual-degree programs are available that pair a Ph.D. with a range of specialized medical degrees. A few degree programs that are commonly paired with Ph.D. studies are Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.), and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.). Whereas Ph.D. studies focus on research methods, such as project design and data interpretation, students in dual-degree programs learn both the clinical skills needed to be a physician and the research skills needed to be a scientist.

Graduate programs emphasize both laboratory work and original research. These programs offer prospective medical scientists the opportunity to develop their experiments and, sometimes, to supervise undergraduates. Ph.D. programs culminate in a thesis that the candidate presents before a committee of professors. Students may specialize in a particular field, such as gerontology, neurology, or cancer.

Those who go to medical school spend most of the first 2 years in labs and classrooms, taking courses such as anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, microbiology, pathology, medical ethics, and medical law. They also learn how to record medical histories, examine patients, and diagnose illnesses. They may be required to participate in residency programs, meeting the same requirements that physicians and surgeons have to fulfill.

Medical scientists often continue their education with postdoctoral work. Postdoctoral work provides additional and more independent lab experience, including experience in specific processes and techniques such as gene splicing, which is transferable to other research projects.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Medical scientists primarily conduct research and typically do not need licenses or certifications. However, those who administer drugs, gene therapy, or otherwise practice medicine on patients in clinical trials or a private practice need a license to practice as a physician.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Communication is critical, because medical scientists must be able to explain their conclusions. In addition, medical scientists write grant proposals, because grants often are required to fund their research.

Critical-thinking skills. Medical scientists must use their expertise to determine the best method for solving a specific research question.

Data-analysis skills. Medical scientists use statistical techniques, so that they can properly quantify and analyze health research questions.

Decisionmaking skills. Medical scientists must determine what research questions to ask, how best to investigate the questions, and what data will best answer the questions.

Observation skills. Medical scientists conduct experiments that require precise observation of samples and other health data. Any mistake could lead to inconclusive or misleading results.

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Real Senior Scientist Salaries

Get paid what you deserve

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Safety Scientist Genentech Inc. South San Francisco, CA Oct 23, 2015 $210,000
Senior Scientist The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Apr 01, 2016 $200,665
Senior Scientist III Universities Space Research Association Houston, TX Feb 25, 2015 $199,142
Senior Scientist Haskins Laboratories, Inc. New Haven, CT May 14, 2015 $192,776
Senior Research Scientist Nvidia Corporation Santa Clara, CA Oct 06, 2016 $190,000 -
$197,695
Scientist, Senior 11 Kelly Services, Inc. Frederick, MD Aug 17, 2015 $182,091
Scientist Senior 11 Kelly Services, Inc. Bethesda, MD Jan 25, 2016 $182,091
Senior Scientist Blippar LLC Mountain View, CA Sep 11, 2015 $180,000
Senior Scientist General Electric Company-GE Global Research Center San Ramon, CA Oct 31, 2016 $180,000
Senior Research Scientist New York University New York, NY Jan 09, 2016 $180,000

Top Skills for a Senior Scientist

Know what it takes to get the job done

AnalyticalMethodsMethodDevelopmentCellCultureLABRProceduresChemistryRegulatorySynthesisHplcSafetyProductDevelopmentFDAClinicalTrialsDataAnalysisGLPCROGMPDNADrugProduct

Top Senior Scientist Skills

Resumes for most senior scientist jobs candidates include:
  1. Analytical Methods
  2. Method Development
  3. Cell Culture
The least in demand skill at the moment for senior scientist jobs is Drug Product.

FDA, Method Development, Product Development, Safety, Analytical Methods, GLP, CRO, Synthesis, GMP, Cell Culture, Drug Product, Regulatory, Procedures, DNA, R, Data Analysis, Chemistry, Hplc, Clinical Trials, LAB

Top Senior Scientist Employers

Find the best employers to advance your career

Top 10 Senior Scientist Employers

There are currently 10 companies with Senior Scientist jobs. The company with the highest employment for a Senior Scientist is Pfizer.

Other companies that have high employment for Senior Scientist jobs are:
  1. Glaxosmithkline
  2. Merck
  3. Astrazeneca
  4. Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Pfizer, Glaxosmithkline, Merck, Astrazeneca, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Merck Research Laboratories, Alcon/Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Abbvie

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