Research technologists use specialized expertise to perform research that is often highly technical or scientific in nature. They may be employed in a variety of fields, but commonly work in an academic or laboratory setting. They plan, organize, and execute research projects, conducting this research using a range of investigative techniques. This research may involve the use of laboratory equipment or sophisticated technological tools. They may also serve as a subject matter expert for technical material on this topic within the organization.
Research technologists typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in a scientific or technical field, although an advanced degree is often preferred. They must have excellent research skills and strong project management capabilities. Hands-on experience using a range of research tools and equipment is helpful.
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