Visiting Research Associate resume example with 16+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Highly motivated Environmental chemistry PhD graduate with great writing skills, versatile experience in using physical tests and wet laboratory analysis and conduct systematic and objective investigations. Highly motivated in develop, modify, validate, and apply methods and procedures to assess experimental endpoints. Highly experienced in performing routine calculations, collecting and recording observations and test results. Meticulous in maintaining comprehensive notebooks for laboratories and records for instruments. Possess the ability to write detailed scientific assessments of the impacts of pesticide use, including product performance testing protocols and product labeling guidelines. Able to review and evaluate scientific data and all collateral data to create written reviews in line with project. Experienced in conducting research that involve exposure analysis to support decisions on contaminants risk assessment and risk management. Proficient in studying, interpreting, analyzing and applying federal laws and regulations governing chemical use. Able to provide recommendations to address issues that may have a significant effect on ecological effects. Well-versed in preparing reports and decision papers based on scientific reviews to support regulatory decisions.


  • Equipment management
  • Results interpretation
  • Testing samples
  • Maintaining records
  • Evaluate hazards and potential risks to aquatic and terrestrial organisms from exposure to contaminants such as industrial chemicals, Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCPs), and/or nanomaterials.
  • Develop chemical and biological screening methods for assessing hazard prioritization.
  • Chemical Analysis of samples by using instruments such as GC/MS, TOC, and Mercury Analyzer
  • The ability to use biological assays such MCF-7 cell proliferation assay to evaluate the occurrence and effect of estrogenic compounds in samples.
  • Microsoft applications skills
  • Skilled in statistical software such as SPSS.
  • Strong communication skill.
University Of Maryland - Eastern Shore Princess Anne, MD Expected in 2018 Ph.D. : Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences - GPA :
  • Majored in Environmental Chemistry
  • Dissertation: Determination of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) In Maryland Coastal Bays
University Of Maryland - Eastern Shore Princess Anne, MD Expected in 2008 Master of Science : Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences - GPA :
  • Majored in Environmental Chemistry
  • Thesis: Beneficiation of Fly Ash by Carbon Burnout
Sudan University Of Science And Technology Khartoum, Sudan Expected in 2000 Bachelor of Science : Chemistry - GPA :
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 certified
Work History
Cook Children's Healthcare - Visiting Research Associate
Mansfield, TX, 02/2019 - Current
  • Perform routine laboratory and diagnostic tests.
  • Conduct various laboratory tasks including sample preparation using Automatic Solid Phase Extraction (ASPE) and Microwave Assisted Extraction (MAE).
  • Responsible for testing and method development primarily using Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (TOC), and Mercury Analyzer as well as maintaining several instruments and other laboratory equipment.
  • Work with students and staff to provide critical data needed to advance ongoing research projects
Union County Public Schools - Research Assistant
Monroe, NC, 2009 - 12/2018
  • Supervised undergraduate students working on research projects.
  • Analyzed acquired information and presented to professors.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Collected, prepared, and tested wide range of environmental samples.
  • Planned, modified, and executed research techniques, procedures, and tests.
  • Assisted with data collection to be used for potential academic publications.
  • Conducted research on Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs).
The Mentor Network - Substitute Teacher
Shoreview, MN, 2008 - 2009
  • Promoted teacher lesson plans, assign student class work and homework, and maintain classroom implemented and discipline.
  • Completed a daily report or evaluation to communicate any pertinent information resulting from the day's events.
University Of Maryland Eastern Shore - Teaching Assistant
City, STATE, 2005 - 2008
  • Oversaw lab experiments, ensured safety, and assisted using lab equipment.
  • Improved students analytical skills by providing guidance during lab.
  • Prepared and maintained laboratory equipment prior to and after lab.

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School Attended

  • University Of Maryland - Eastern Shore
  • University Of Maryland - Eastern Shore
  • Sudan University Of Science And Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Visiting Research Associate
  • Research Assistant
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant


  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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