Designs and executes research projects while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Coordinates activities of project team members to ensure compliance with protocols and overall study objectives. Applies best practices to maintain research integrity in the development, initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing of projects. Responsible for the written and oral presentation of research results, and is expected to tailor presentations to match the scientific literacy of diverse audiences. Note: This role has project management responsibility and no direct reports. People and other resources are managed indirectly as part of cross-functional team delegation required to complete the project.
The Research Scientist I implements research studies of limited to moderate complexity and works independently with limited supervision. The Research Scientist I manages and implements the day-to-day activities for meeting project objectives or goals. This role is typically seen as independently leading small to moderately sized research projects and delegating/reviewing project work completed by lower-level professionals, as well as directing the work of colleagues who are contributing to the project.