PhD Research Assistant Resume Samples

A Ph.D. Research Assistant is a Master’s degree holder, who contributes in many ways to the research project. Typical responsibilities are mentioned on the Ph.D. Research Assistant Resume as – conducting literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data, preparing materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations, preparing materials for human subjects committee review, preparing interview questions, recruiting and interviewing subjects, maintaining accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects as necessary; summarizing interviews, providing ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher, managing and responding to project-related email; preparing and updating website materials; preparing progress reports for the PI and funding agency; and monitoring the project budget.

Universities and Scholars normally want someone to assist with their research projects or carry out a particular research agenda, and for this purpose, Ph.D. Research Assistant with the following skills is preferred – experience with specialized software or datasets, strong knowledge of the research being conducted, and satisfactory academic progress. Generally, this job is provided to those who have completed a master’s degree and are working towards an advanced degree such as Ph.D.

PhD Research Assistant Resume example

PhD Research Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly qualified PhD Research Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Molecular Cloning, Cell Culture.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with Primary Investigator, Dr.
    2. Developed expertise in multiple processes and procedures to include cell culture techniques, molecular techniques and microarray data analyses Cell techniques include: Human embryonic kidney cells (HEK), hESC maintenance and neural differentiation to various subtypes of neurons (dorsal and ventral forebrain neurons, dopaminergic neurons, and motor neurons) and cell transfection.
    3. Skillfully designed specialized and relevant experiments in order to resolve scientific questions and hypotheses.
    4. Chosen to trained and mentored undergraduate students in support of research projects.
    5. Developed excellent collaboration skills while working with research team members to develop and present project and research reports.
    6. Adeptly maintained detailed research data records, organized information and results, and created informative presentations.
    7. Trained and assisted other lab personnel on research techniques and use of laboratory equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


PhD Research Assistant Resume

Objective : To contribute towards research and development of energy storage devices and processes as an individual researcher or as a part of team in electrochemical research environment.

Skills : Impedance Spectroscopy, Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectroscopy, Infrared Spectroscopy, SEM, EDS / EDX, XRF, XRD, Raman Spectroscopy, Tape Casting.

Description :

    1. Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC): Anode modification by selective removal of isolated Ni particles and replacement with precious metals via impregnation.
    2. Evaluated the individual fuel contribution in the fuels mixture on SOFC power generation and calculation of fuels electrochemical utilization.
    3. Evaluated the H2 and H2O effect on carbon-based SOFC to delay degradation due to anode oxidation and coke formation.
    4. Developed series and parallel assembly of SOFC stack.
    5. Designed and tested the high pressure vessel for natural gas storage at room temperature.
    6. Attended staff meetings and assist with general problem solving.
    7. Assisted in Hazardous, Biohazardous and waste disposal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


PhD Research Assistant Resume

Objective : A well-trained and self-motivated PhD candidate is seeking an industrial position in the field of biochemical/biomolecular engineering, especially metabolic engineering.

Skills : Data Analyis, Data Interpretation, Report Writing, QPCR, Environmetal Microbiology, MS-Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, SAS, BioNumerics, KaeliedaGraph, EndNote, BLAST, Adobe Illustrator, Sigma Plot.

Description :

    1. Tested, and evaluated the available Bacteroidales primers, and selected suitable primers for qPCR analysis.
    2. Extracted genomic DNA from water, sewage, sediment and fecal samples.
    3. Ran qPCR, tested for qPCR inhibition due to matrix inferences, optimized qPCR methods suitable for different pathogenic genes, developed standard curves, establish limit of detection and limit of quantification and established quality standards to deliver high quality data.
    4. Prepared samples for Sanger sequencing (cloning) and analyze sequence data.
    5. Identified and quantified the sources of fecal contamination in watersheds by using host-specific gene markers of Bacteroidales with presence/absence PCR and real-time PCR.
    6. Data analyzed, interpreted and presented at the professional meetings as required.
    7. Trained other graduate students to use qPCR.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
PhD In Sciences

PhD Research Assistant Resume

Headline : To grow society's infrastructure by thinking big and applying skills from 7 years of academic research spanningmachine learning, pattern analysis, statistical modeling, and signal processing.

Skills : Fortran, MPI, Visit, Matlab, Maple, Visual Basic, Microsoft Word And Excel, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Proposed and demonstrated that Seebeck effects can be tuned between the new driving force of polarization mechanism and the traditional driving force of entropy mechanism.
    2. Assisted with maintaining laboratory safety records.
    3. Maintained laboratory supplies and equipment.
    4. Managed and tracked large numbers of samples meticulously without mixup or cross-contamination.
    5. Participated in aspects of chemical process development, including technoeconomic analysis, lifecycle analysis and process scale-up.
    6. Worked with the principal investigator and others as a team player to maintain a high level of scientific productivity and to meet project/task milestones.
    7. Worked with the principal investigator as necessary in developing new ideas and extended proposals beyond the scope of currently sponsored project(s). 
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  Ph.D. In Molecular Microbiology

                  PhD Research Assistant Resume

                  Summary : Seeking a Ph.D. Research Assistant position in a stimulating environment to contribute in the following areas: Web Development Data Mining Text Mining Ontology Engineering Semantic Annotation.

                  Skills : SAS, Excel, R, SQL, GAUSS, Data Science, Applied Economics, Risk Modeling, Applied Statistics, Credit Analysis.

                  Description :

                    1. Utilized collaborative semi-structured knowledge base to build analytical tools that will be used to create domain knowledge in the form of concept hierarchy or lightweight ontologies.
                    2. Optimized regulatory protein AraC-based TAL sensor-reporter system for high-throughput screening.
                    3. Constructed and screened E.
                    4. Participated and/or led proposal writing and generate ideas for proposals in the area of conversion of carbon dioxide and biomass.
                    5. Collaborated with others across the divisions and with other national labs.
                    6. Ensured compliance with environment, safety, health and quality program requirements.
                    7. Maintained strong dedication to the implementation and perpetuation of values and ethics.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          10+ Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Senior
                          Education
                          Education
                          Diploma

                          PhD Research Assistant Resume

                          Objective : Over +5 year hands-on experience in polymer-oriented research & development Solid inter-disciplinary knowledge integrated with versatile skills in processing, characterization and analysis Demonstrated coordination ability and strong sense of responsibility in teamwork Highly-motivated, innovative, and prudent personality towards solving problems in projects.

                          Skills : Kinetic Assay Development; LC-MS; HPLC; Fluorescence; UV-vis; Fermentation; Heterologous Protein Expression, Purification, Detection; Standard PCR; Scientific Software Packages.

                          Description :

                            1. Eddie served as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Department of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University.
                            2. Research involved the structural studies of microsomal prostaglandin E synthase 1 (MPGES1) and its role in inflammation signaling in the human body.
                            3. Worked was recognized when he received a Molecular Biophysics Training Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as a Dawson Fellowship from the Vanderbilt Department of Chemistry.
                            4. Based on these research efforts, Eddie became well-versed in the calibration and maintenance of general-use laboratory instrumentation, computational and structural analyses using various scientific software packages, and wet chemistry and general bench techniques.
                            5. Implemented advanced hybrid (Monte Carlo/Deterministic) methods on a tetrahedral mesh for prototyping on realistic test problems.
                            6. Characterized the performance of 3 advanced importance sampling algorithms when applied individually as well as in conjunction.
                            7. Performed data analysis using R to identify outliers in the simulation results when applied to complex problems and determined the causes.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          GED

                          PhD Research Assistant Resume

                          Summary : Automotive Engineer currently working in the area of dual-fuel engine product development. Interested in topics related to internal combustion engine research and development, thermal and fluid sciences, controls, and simulations work pertaining to the development of advanced technologies that enhance engine performance and efficiency.

                          Skills : Chemdraw, Origin, Microsoft Office.

                          Description :

                            1. Executed independent and collaborative projects involving cloning, bacterial/mammalian cell culture, pilot and scale-up protein purification, enzyme kinetics, and mechanochemistry of motor proteins.
                            2. Conceived, designed, and performed fluorescence microscopy experiments and imaging analysis, followed by statistical data analysis.
                            3. Developed and standardized enzyme kinetics and purification protocols and automate quantitative analysis procedures using Microsoft Office Suites, VBA, and Kaleidograph.
                            4. Coordinated with radiation safety officer and organize radioactive materials usage.
                            5. Co-managed lab orders, mentored multiple lab personnel, and prepare lab reagents.
                            6. Worked collaboratively in a team environment and interact effectively with a broad range of colleagues.
                            7. Functioned well in a dynamic research environment, set priorities to accomplish tasks on time, and adapt to ever-changing needs.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              7-10 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Management
                              Education
                              Education
                              Master In Materials Science

                              PhD Research Assistant Resume

                              Summary : Seeking a Ph.D. Research Assistant profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                              Skills : Chemdraw, Origin, Microsoft Office.

                              Description :

                                1. Provided science leadership in ORNLs fusion energy particle control program elements, working closely with worldwide magnetic confinement devices.
                                2. Contributed to the development and leadership of ORNLs pellet fueling research on a long-pulsed, magnetic confinement, fusion device the stellarator.
                                3. Routinely communicated results of analyses and experimental outcomes in high-impact presentations, reports, conference papers, and key peer-reviewed journals.
                                4. Worked closely with a broad team within the ORNL core areas of plasma exhaust and particle control, diagnostics, fusion technology and theory/modeling.
                                5. Provided scientific direction, guidance and/or mentorship to fellow scientists and staff as a key member of the Power Exhaust and Particle Control research group.
                                6. Worked to create partnerships with industry, universities, and other national laboratories to identify where ORNL experience and capabilities can make an impact and lead research proposals in response to solicitations, particularly in the area of long-pulsed magnetic confinement device research.
                                7. Experienced with scientific data management systems and/or control software for precision scientific equipment.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                7-10 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Management
                                Education
                                Education
                                GED

                                PhD Research Assistant Resume

                                Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my PhD Research Assistant professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

                                Skills : C++, Matlab, Monte Carlo, MCNP, Python.

                                Description :

                                  1. Experienced in one or more of the follow areas: control theory, sensor or actuator feedback control and design, and/or real-time automation.
                                  2. Supported basic day to day functions of the lab, including assisting with ordering supplies.
                                  3. Carried out cell culture experiments with cell lines and primary human skin cells. Analyzes results using techniques.
                                  4. Helped to isolate DNA, RNA, and cells from blood and biological fluid samples.
                                  5. Performed sequence analysis on blood and tissue-derived DNA from clinical study participants.
                                  6. Assisted with other data analysis.
                                  7. Attended all laboratory research and division /department meetings.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  G.E.D

                                  PhD Research Assistant Resume

                                  Summary : As a Ph.D. Research Assistant, responsible for Designing, developing, and verifying experiments with Principal Investigators (PIs), Developing and maintaining automation scripts for instrument control and data collection.

                                  Skills : Laboratory Organic polymer synthesis.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Independently maintained cultures of human and mouse cells as well as manages and differentiates cell lines.
                                    2. Set up and optimized cell-based assays in 96- nd 384 well plates and carry out functional genomics or compound screens.
                                    3. Followed up on mode of action of compounds or genes by additional imaging and functional assays on cells.
                                    4. Performed various techniques in molecular biology such as: RNA extraction and analysis.
                                    5. Performed various immunofluorescence or FISH protocols on fixed cells.
                                    6. Analyzed cells using various fluorescent and confocal microscopes for high power imaging.
                                    7. Performed quality control of reagents as needed.
                                                    Years of Experience
                                                    Experience
                                                    10+ Years
                                                    Experience Level
                                                    Level
                                                    Senior
                                                    Education
                                                    Education
                                                    B.S.