research scientist resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated pharmaceutical development professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Documentation Expertise
  • Aseptic Techniques
  • Technical Presentations
  • Workflow Planning
  • Managing Multiple Projects
  • Materials Take-Offs
  • Workforce Scheduling
  • Timely Project Completion
Work History
Research Scientist, 05/2021 - Current
Lifespan Corporation Central Falls, RI,
  • Wrote research papers, reports, reviews and summaries regarding assay validation and qualification for flow cytometric and ELISA endpoints.
  • Conducted studies to develop responsible strategies for use of nuclear material, disposal of waste and reclamation of nuclear fuel.
  • Performed research into study topics to increase knowledge and to provide valuable contributions.
  • Qualified three procedures for analysis on over 10,000 specimens.
  • Implemented 20 process improvements for staff of 5 Technicians and resolved communication issues, improved data quality, and streamlined qualification workflows for increased lab efficiency.
  • Oversaw and developed three development projects and oversaw lab activities for over 100 animal studies.
  • Streamlined research processes to meet tight deadlines for multiple projects.
  • Performed flow cytometric and ELISpot experiments and research and documented findings for final report and data table submissions.
  • Completed testing projects by deadline and under budget for company-wide initiatives.
  • Evaluated test results for completeness and accuracy, submitting results to quality control personnel and support treatments or diagnostics.
  • Led special projects from conception to execution while standardizing documentation and method development timelines, leading to increased lab capabilities and reduced qualification times.
  • Extensively used FacsDiva and FCS Express to optimize data outputs for all flow methods and reduce data-handling and review times.
  • Performed preliminary and exploratory data analysis for flow cytometry studies in receptor occupancy, activation, and lineage marker endpoints.
Co-Owner, 01/2020 - Current
Marriott International Kahului, HI,
  • Promoted business via social media to generate leads and maximize brand identity.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Oversaw business budget planning and administration, accounting functions, purchasing and bi-weekly payroll to handle financial needs.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
  • Outlined finances, goals and daily operations of company in detailed business plans.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Trained new employees on proper protocols and customer service standards.
  • Developed and optimized organizational systems to boost efficiency and keep operations scalable and agile for changing demands.
Scientist, 02/2012 - 01/2020
Danaher Portland, ME,
  • Conducted experiments in laboratory environment for product development purposes.
  • Documented changes during experiments, noting unexpected issues arising during research activities.
  • Performed complex troubleshooting and assisted in leading initiatives to solve challenging scientific problems with assays or instrumentation.
  • Trained new employees on areas of technical expertise and compliance issues relevant to lab setting.
  • Simultaneously managed several complex projects, meeting all pertinent milestones.
  • Prioritized project tasks after discussions with [Type] department team.
  • Presented technologies, research advancements and industry updates to domestic and global agencies and companies.
  • Orchestrated collaborative relationships across matrixed organizations.
  • Led and coordinated cross-functional deal team and served as point of contact to target company management.
  • Collaborated with upper management to implement continuous improvements and exceed team goals.
  • Communicated progress of monthly and quarterly initiatives to internal and external sales teams.
  • Prepared sales presentations for clients showing success and credibility of [Type] products.
Research Associate, 06/2005 - 04/2008
Kansas State University Foundation Olathe, KS,
  • Gathered, arranged and corrected research data to create representative graphs and charts highlighting results for presentations.
  • Validated incoming data to check information accuracy and integrity while independently locating and correcting concerns.
  • Helped team meet regulatory requirements by coordinating documentation and filings.
  • Set up equipment, organized inventory and maintained facilities.
  • Conducted [research] studies which led to development of [program].
  • Distilled large amounts of information and produced reports, spreadsheets and documents outlining key details.
  • Provided project management in areas of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] for complex issues, both on-time and under-budget.
  • Mentored new hires, resulting in stronger staff development and increased productivity.
Bachelor of Arts: Biology (Cell And Molecular Biology), Expected in 05/2005
Kalamazoo College - Kalamazoo, MI,
Status -

  • cum laude graduate

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  • Kalamazoo College

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