Biologist Resume Samples

A Biologist will study plant life and organisms to gather more information and data about their habitats, behaviors, composition and how they respond to other organisms and the environment. The job description actually involves conducting research, collecting samples and measurements and performing experiments to interpret and report their findings. Other core duties are listed on the Biologist Resume as follows – collecting samples to discover about organisms and ecosystems; observing organisms to learn about their impacts on their surroundings, tagging and tracking animals to know about their movements; and writing research papers.

To become successful in this field, job applicants must show evidence of the following – familiarity with specific organisms, and scientific conditions; strong understanding of chemistry, biology and lab equipment and procedures; fluency in using scientific database software and exemplary researching skills. Bachelor’s degree in Biology is mandatory; however, a Master’s qualification is normally preferred.

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Biologist Resume

Summary : To obtain a position that will allow to utilize collective array of education, skills, and experience to further knowledge in scientific research.

Skills : Microsoft Power point, Microsoft Access, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Provide non-research biological science support work for varies scientific and public health labs, associated with the testing of numerous biological agents.
    2. Responsible for daily processing of numerous biological agents, including select agent toxins.
    3. Identify and characterize test request for bacterial and virological agents for human and animal biological materials Responsible for maintaining detailed and accurate records using standard operating procedures for collecting data, conducting experiments and test, and reporting results.
    4. Prepare written reports for all test performed and results achieved in a variety of charts, graphs, and spreadsheets to support research study findings.
    5. Trained and certified annually for Select Agents Handling and Laboratory Safety Skills and Procedures.
    6. Proficient in the use of CDC's software programs STARLiMs/ELIMS used for accurate tracking and triage of all specimens entering CDC through the Diagnostic and Specimen Tracking and Triage Lab.
    7. Adhere to all lab safety regulations for working in biosafety level 2, and 3 environments, maintains a clean work area and safely disposes of all potentially infectious materials.
    8. IDSS Help Desk representative responds to inquiries from within CDC, state and federal health agencies, international health agencies and the general public in accordance to regulations governing confidential documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Public Health


Sr. Biologist Resume

Summary : Looking to bring well-honored laboratory and research works, experience and judgment to determine and accomplish short term and long term goals, skills on basic Molecular Biology techniques, profound knowledge of Biology, excellent communication and written skills, ability to experiment on different sections of Biology and strong Computer skills.

Skills : English, Spanish.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the cultivation, analysis, and preservation of protozoan organisms to be used by researchers world -wide.
    2. Researched and assisted in writing proposals for the National Science Foundation grants resulting in the awarding of a four-year grant.
    3. Cultivated, maintained, preserved and shipped of a wide variety of parasitic and free-living protozoa.
    4. Characterized and identified biological specimens based on microscopy, isoenzyme electrophoresis, and riboprinting.
    5. Reconfigured cryoprotectant agents resulting in a higher percent of recovery (10-75%) for cryogenic specimens.
    6. Isolated and described two new species of Ciliate the results published in peer-reviewed journals.
    7. Presented papers at the 2nd, 4th, and 5th East Coast Conferences on Protozoa.
    8. Conducted a portion of a workshop on parasitic protozoa from fish at the 5th East Coast Conference.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Zoology


Jr. Biologist Resume

Summary : Dedicated to helping people through contributions to scientific discovery. Experience working with individuals in diverse settings; highly organized and thorough researcher with meticulous approach to experiment accuracy. Knowledgeable in FDA compliance; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Skills : Aseptic technique, Protein purification, Conjugation, nucleic acid isolation.

Description :

    1. Contracts included a variety of environmental investigations for highway construction and maintenance projects statewide on an on-call and emergency basis.
    2. Work occurs on federal, state, tribal, and private lands.
    3. Conducted project-specific Sonoran desert tortoise, burrowing owl, southwestern willow flycatcher, and bat surveys.
    4. Wrote dozens of Biological Evaluations and Reviews for all task orders under these contracts.
    5. Coordinated Section 7 consultation with USFWS on various species, including the southwestern willow flycatcher, Mexican spotted an owl, Huachuca water umbel, and numerous fish species, among others.
    6. Conducted fieldwork that included botanical and wildlife surveys and habitat assessments of project areas.
    7. Managed environmental projects for highway construction to obtain NEPA clearance.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Education

Biologist III Resume

Summary : Environmental scientist with particular experience in and focus on water quality and effects of storm water. Adept at conducting research and tests with emphasis on accurate, efficient procedures and comprehensive results analysis. Skilled team leader, trainer, and presenter, representing organization in both local and scientific communities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Very Mechanically Inclined, Hands-On Problem Solver.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with researchers and county officials and supervised project personnel in an initiative to determine the sensitivity of Beaufort County tidal creeks to stormwater runoff.
    2. Conducted preliminary analyses and archived more than 200,000 lines of data.
    3. Managed data collection and logistics of fieldwork in four watersheds simultaneously.
    4. Established mutually supportive working relationships with local residents in seeking permission to install monitoring equipment on their property.
    5. Managed usage and proper working conditions of all equipment.
    6. Designed and implemented QA/QC protocols for 24 continuous-recording data sondes; contributed to the development and launch of processes for measuring changes in environmental indicators.
    7. Presented project results and analysis to scientific and community organizations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Biologist II Resume

Objective : Biologist with laboratory and field biology experience backed by a solid chemistry education and two years' experience at LSU Agriculture Center labs while maintaining full course loads. Additional experience in wetland delineation, wetland mitigation monitoring, technical report preparation and administrative support.

Skills : Wildlife Mitigation, Construction Monitoring, Public Education, Event Planning, Volunteer Management, Fundraising.

Description :

    1. Distributed educational materials to member tribes (57 tribes in 19 states).
    2. Coordinated, developed, and presented training, community education, media, web, and other materials in accordance with the projects and objective work plan.
    3. Kept files updated and maintained of participating tribes with the grant(s).
    4. Created and distributed quarterly newsletters for ITBC member tribes.
    5. Researched biological literature to acquire existing data.
    6. Assisted with writing progress and final reports.
    7. Conducted rare plant and desert tortoise surveys plans for the Molycorp Rare Earth Mine Closure Plan Authored revegetation plans for the Molycorp Rare Earth Mine Closure Plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Biological Sciences

Biologist I Resume

Objective : To obtain a position, in which can use experience, skills and education in the field of biology/ Environmental Biology which, allows to practice and enhance career in these fields, while focusing on becoming a professional in field.

Skills : Minitab, ArcGIS, ArcMap, ArcView, ArcInfo, Excel, Word,.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the pre- and post-analytical processing and/or preparation of laboratory specimens.
    2. Utilize established protocols and quality control procedures for DNA/RNA preparation, extraction and quantitation.
    3. Perform routine analysis and tests on human blood, stool, and saliva for DNA/RNA clinical research laboratory.
    4. Operate a variety of routine clinical laboratory instruments and equipment in the collection, processing, description, and analysis of specimens.
    5. Maintain DNA/RNA database and use the database to pull samples per sample pull requests.
    6. Develop and assist with the new protocols for clinical application based on requests from research investigators.
    7. Provide technical help and/or advice to researches regarding DNA and RNA testing and/or assays.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Medical

Biologist Aide Resume

Objective : Recent focus in the deserts, conducting surveys, construction monitoring, and producing applicable documentation.

Skills : Data annotation and mining, Drug discovery and Molecular targets.

Description :

    1. Research focuses on Botany, Entomology, and Behavioral Ecology.
    2. Knowledge regarding statistical data and biological technology.
    3. Excel expertise Develop an experiment testing behavioral medication of generalist omnivores in the presence of allelopathic secondary chemicals of Ailanthus altissima.
    4. Biochemical extractions and analyses of volatile organic chemicals.
    5. Perform biological testings and experiments in the field.
    6. Research in the toxicity of cosmetics ingredients from vegetable products.
    7. Administering information and documents obtained in efficiency tests and toxicity tests of products.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Biology

Biologist/Consultant Resume

Summary : Obtain a position with a company or municipality that will allow to succeed in utilizing strong people, technical and organizational skills.

Skills : Identification, Small Boat Operation, Customer Service, Sales, Excel, Typing, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Assisted in federal re-licensing of the hydroelectric generating plants on the Coosa and Black Warrior rivers.
    2. Calibrated and performed quality control checks on dissolved oxygen monitors.
    3. Programmed DO monitors & temperature loggers for proper sampling parameters.
    4. Recovered & edited data for input into the company's database.
    5. Performed routine maintenance & troubleshooting on water quality multiprobes.
    6. Participated in various fieldwork including instrument deployment & retrievals, water quality profiles, and macroinvertebrate & fish sampling.
    7. Involved in company and community efforts such as lake clean-ups and habitat enhancements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Biology

Staff Biologist Resume

Summary : To obtain a position that will allow improve different skills that will better work experience in life.

Skills : Minitab, ArcGIS, ArcMap, ArcView, ArcInfo, Excel, Word,.

Description :

    1. Construction Monitor and member of remote camera sensing team.
    2. Conducted surveys searching for dens or burrows of sensitive species: badgers, San Joaquin kit foxes, giant kangaroo rats, and burrowing owls.
    3. Created, monitored and dismantled buffers protecting sensitive species Conducted den follow ups of sensitive species inside and outside of construction areas.
    4. Preconstruction surveys for sensitive species.
    5. Educated construction workers on biological factors.
    6. Cleared site of any sensitive species before construction could begin.
    7. Used diatomaceous earth as a track plate and analyzed tracks found.
    8. Tracked San Joaquin kit foxes with the use of radio telemetry.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S. In Biology

Microbiologist Resume

Objective : Over 6+ years' experience in field sampling, data collection, species identification, and sample preparation. Knowledgeable in coastal, and terrestrial ecology.

Skills : Event Planning, Volunteer Management, Fundraising.

Description :

    1. Provide conservation support for desert tortoises and other sensitive Mojave Desert species.
    2. Perform Desert Tortoise clearances, surveys, and monitor for bird nesting activity.
    3. Handle desert tortoises for health assessments and relocations.
    4. Report wildlife sightings and movement, and report environmental concerns such as litter and chemical spills.
    5. Monitor construction activities in order to lessen biological impacts according to Biological Opinions, Environmental Assessments, and Permits.
    6. Provide consultation to construction companies on how to limit impacts to desert tortoises, and other environmental concerns.
    7. Escort construction crews in ATV vehicles.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Biology

Biologist Technician Resume

Objective : To obtain a job in the scientific or medical field.

Skills : IBM SPSS Statistics, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Conduct wetland delineations and prepare Section 404 Nationwide, and Regional Permit applications.
    2. Conduct annual mitigation monitoring site visits and prepare annual wetland mitigation monitoring reports per USACE requirements.
    3. Conduct threatened and endangered species surveys and prepare habitat assessments, and assist clients with HCP compliance.
    4. Conduct MBTA surveys and assist landowners and developers with MBTA compliance.
    5. Prepare Biological Resource Reports and CatEx documents for CDOT projects.
    6. Prepare wetland delineation reports and jurisdictional determination request.
    7. Prepare scopes of work for proposed projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Biologist Resume

Summary : Biologist with both field and laboratory experience searching for a new position with opportunities for advancement.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Respond to and clean up emergency hazardous waste spills.
    2. Assist with hydro excavation to clean up various contaminants and dig pole holes.
    3. Perform HAZCAT testing to identify unknown chemicals for proper disposal.
    4. Profile and gain approval for the disposal of various hazardous chemicals.
    5. Pick up and transport hazardous chemicals according to DOT and EPA standards.
    6. Identify, provide estimates for, and perform mold abatement in residential housing.
    7. Assist in the removal of underground storage tanks including confined space entry.
    8. Perform well gauging, soil vapor monitoring, and soil sampling as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice