Senior Biologist Resume Samples

A Senior Biologist is a research professional who oversees a biology lab or the development of biological projects and directs other junior biologists and assistants in carrying out tasks on the project. While job duties vary based on the working field, the following are certain core duties mentioned on the Senior Biologist Resume – identifying and studying plants, animals, and ecosystems; collecting samples and taking measurements, and obtaining information that leads to discoveries about organisms and ecosystems; observing organisms to learn about their diets, behavior, and impact on the surroundings; tagging and tracking animals to learn about their movements and leading research groups. In an academic setting, the roles and responsibilities include overseeing doctoral dissertations and teaching classes.

To succeed in this role, the following skills are needed – strong research skills, knowledge and analytical, detail-oriented, excellent communication skills, familiarity with specific organisms, conditions, and scientific processes; and a strong understanding of biology, and laboratory equipment. A Master’s degree in Biology is required. More education or experience is preferred.

Senior Biologist Resume example

Senior Biologist Resume

Objective : Solid background in clinical and research laboratory management and operations. Experienced in HR, establishment and relocation of laboratory equipment and personnel, CAP and CLIA regulations.

Skills : Microbiology, Project Management, Bacteriology, Cell Culture, Study Collaboration.

Description :

    1. Gathered, compiled, analyzed, evaluated, and interpreted complex data, and then utilized that information to assist in preparing and reviewing technical NEPA and CEQA documents (i.e. Incidental Take Permits, Environmental Impact Reports, & Biological Assessments).
    2. Utilized knowledge of Endangered Species Management Plans, Recovery Plans, Botany, & Zoology.
    3. Surveyed and identified common and special-status plants and wildlife in Central California.
    4. Conducted spotlighting and tracking for San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica).
    5. Conducted protocol-Level-II surveys for blunt-nosed leopard lizards (Gambelia sila).
    6. Conducted reconnaissance surveys for San Joaquin kit foxes (SJKF), Nelson's antelope squirrel (Ammospermophilus nelsoni), giant kangaroo rats (Dipodomys ingens) , Le Conte's thrasher (Toxostoma lecontei) , loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus), western burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia), and San Joaquin coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum ruddocki).
    7. Conducted floristic surveys for endangered Bakersfield cactus (Opuntia basilaris var. treleasei).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Senior Biologist Resume

Headline : Hardworking, organized, Senior Biologist professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Necropsy, Microscopic And Macroscopic Examinations, Quality Assurance, Record Keeping, Making Of Reagents, Personnel Training, Plant Propagation.

Description :

    1. Responsible for supervising laboratory personnel and the completion of pathology and teratology examinations, monitoring study progress, training of necropsy personnel, and the processing of study data/ records.
    2. Responsible for in lab Quality Assurance, working closely with Quality Assurance unit to ensure standards of studies and recorded data.
    3. Reviewed audited/unaudited drafts of study reports.
    4. Responsible for routine maintenance of laboratory equipment.
    5. Ensured compliance with industry lab standards: Good Lab Practices (GLP) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
    6. Specialized experience in necropsy with a specific focus on fetal studies.
    7. Developed and implemented methods of fetal blood collection via cardiac puncture which resulted in less contamination and larger sample volumes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS


Senior Biologist Resume

Objective : Operating and maintaining workboats, including electrofishing boats, drift boards, and lading craft style boards up to 26 ft in length, and also Working effectively in a multi-cultural environment as a team member in a pleasant and efficient manner.

Skills : Managing Skills, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Prepared a Biological Assessment for effects of the development project on nesting bald eagles for U.S.
    2. Responsible for preparing the biological resources section of the project's Environmental Assessment.
    3. Conducted a baseline ecological study conduct in the Buffalo Pasture for the purpose of compiling an inventory of the wetlands, flora, and fauna currently present.
    4. Studied conducted during Phase I include: vegetation and soils sampling and mapping, diurnal and nocturnal avian use surveys, investigation of federal and state listed wildlife and wildlife habitat, general wildlife observations.
    5. Adopted as standard organization practice.
    6. Supported environmental permit application preparation.
    7. Contributed as an active and positive member of AECOMs large natural resources practice in the SF Bay.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        BA

                                        Senior Biologist Resume

                                        Objective : Talented, energetic, self-motivated professional with extensive background in molecular and microbiology focusing on disinfectant efficacy testing, finished goods testing and identification of pathogenic bacteria.

                                        Skills : Microsoft Office, GMP.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Served as the assistant to the Director of Biological Services in Tucson.
                                          2. Served as project manager and author of numerous reports for Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan projects for Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, and Arizona Land and Water Trust.
                                          3. Senior staff biologist responsible for all biology-related activities in Tucson and Phoenix Offices.
                                          4. Served as a team leader in the Tucson office, including coordination of staff project activities, project tracking, workload, and weekly meetings.
                                          5. Administered contracts for various projects in Arizona.
                                          6. Served as a lead biologist for a variety of large and complex energy projects that extended across several states.
                                          7. Responsible for administrative tasks in the Tucson Office including, end-of-month reports, assisted with hiring administrative staff, and maintaining and repairing office and field equipment.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Junior
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor Of Science

                                        Senior Biologist Resume

                                        Summary : Innovative research scientist with proficiency in the development, coordination, and execution of team-oriented multi-disciplinary biotechnology projects and research portfolios. Deep experience with molecular biology, protein biochemistry, next-generation sequencing (NGS), genetics, genomics, as well as the identification and characterization of genotypes and phenotypes at both the molecular and physiological levels.

                                        Skills : Database Management, Communication Skills.

                                        Description :

                                          1. Researched methods including data collection, interpretation and presentation, statistical and research theory and techniques.
                                          2. Knowledged of basic laboratory procedures.
                                          3. Knowledged of life-history characteristics of rainbow trout and kokanee salmon.
                                          4. Defined research problems and determine the extent and type of information needed.
                                          5. Designed and implemented experimental research studies.
                                          6. Recruited, developed, and retained highly qualified professional and technical staff.
                                          7. Supervised professional and technical staff.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    10+ Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Senior
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    M.S. In General Agriculture

                                                                    Senior Biologist Resume

                                                                    Objective : Highly qualified Senior Biologist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                                                                    Skills : Designing Skills, Multitasking.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Directed, planned, and implemented resource management programs that involved sensitive and complex issues.
                                                                      2. Managed all construction, decommissioning activities, and land development for environmental compliance and permitting that included wetland mitigation, environmental assessments, wildlife studies, and water quality studies.
                                                                      3. Secured wetland and riparian restoration funding through the acquisition of grants and public funding options.
                                                                      4. Designed and implemented a large stream, wetland, and riparian restoration project that involved wetland creation, stream channel realignment, and riparian habitat construction.
                                                                      5. Managed and supervised data collection and field investigations of animal and plant distribution, recreation impacts, and public input.
                                                                      6. Used geospatial technology to gather, analyze, and present information.
                                                                      7. Developed and managed environmental, safety, and health program for project employees and subcontractors.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Executive
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    MS

                                                                    Senior Biologist Resume

                                                                    Objective : Results-driven research and development project management leader, utilizing extensive trial research background in Phase 1 clinical research. Expertise in study design, protocol development, and execution of complex trials. Skilled in study management, data analysis, technical writing, and strategic planning. Excellent communication skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented. Quick thinking, responsive, and committed to quality.

                                                                    Skills : Radioactivity Safety Certification, SCBA Certification.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Planned, directed, and executed multi-disciplinary projects from inception to completion involving laboratory modeling and bioreactor scale-up.
                                                                      2. Fostered interdepartmental collaboration to support research and development strategies and effectively complete project objectives.
                                                                      3. Analyzed and interpreted data, and studied current research literature to propose and apply effective treatment packages.
                                                                      4. Delivered weekly project updates and monthly technical reports informing upper management of project progress and achieved milestones.
                                                                      5. Designed and tested anaerobic laboratory equipment and procedures and developed and implemented protocols for anaerobic flowing systems.
                                                                      6. Trained project staff and coordinated assignments to achieve the timely completion of project objectives.
                                                                      7. Developed safety protocols to increase awareness and reduce risk in the laboratory.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Executive
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Diploma

                                                                    Senior Biologist Resume

                                                                    Headline : Working extended hours, including mornings, holidays, and weekends as the work dictates, Possessing successfully clear a Criminal Background Check and maintain throughout the duration of employment.

                                                                    Skills : Time Management, MS office.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Worked independently on propagating and troubleshooting virus cultures in tissue culture and eggs in a BSL-2 environment.
                                                                      2. Performed quality control on items including sterility, direct mycoplasma culture, RT-PCR/PCR/qPCR as part of the authentication of specific strains.
                                                                      3. Reviewed and prepared Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures as needed.
                                                                      4. Maintained laboratory equipment.
                                                                      5. Trained new employees.
                                                                      6. Demonstrated proficiency with GCMS, LIMS, and PLC.
                                                                      7. Managed public relations and interactions with local landowners and interest groups.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    5-7 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Junior
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    MS

                                                                    Senior Biologist Resume

                                                                    Summary : Coordinating lab permits and certifications, reviewing and approving analytical reports prior to submission, and also responding to lab customer service inquiries reviewing and implementing employee training plans.

                                                                    Skills : Biologist, MS Office.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Provided biological oversight for the LARICS LMR and LTE Projects.
                                                                      2. Oversaw biological subcontractor nesting bird and sensitive species monitoring.
                                                                      3. Conducted spring botanical surveys.
                                                                      4. Skillfully developed scientific projects including synthetic constructs an important organism research.
                                                                      5. Prepared scopes of work, cost proposals, and Statement of Qualifications.
                                                                      6. Prepared complex reports including, biological assessments and evaluations, vegetative analyses, ecological overviews, biological reviews, and biological components for EAs and EISs.
                                                                      7. Conducted construction compliance monitoring.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    10+ Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Senior
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    M.S. In General Agriculture

                                                                    Senior Biologist Resume

                                                                    Headline : As a Senior Biologist, responsible for Communicating effectively with people in diverse job classes and particularly with peers in regulatory agencies, Expressing oneself in a clear, concise, and scientifically accurate manner when providing oral or written reports to diverse audiences.

                                                                    Skills : Coordinating Skills, MS Office.

                                                                    Description :

                                                                      1. Served as a lead technical biologist on complex projects.
                                                                      2. Conducted field surveys for threatened, endangered, and sensitive species.
                                                                      3. Served as project manager.
                                                                      4. Implemented business development and marketing strategies.
                                                                      5. Prepared proposals and complex reports.
                                                                      6. Managed project budgets.
                                                                      7. Used technical expertise to provide analysis of potential impacts on sensitive wildlife, conduct field assessments, and plan and implement protocol-level surveys for Ridgeway's rail and California black rail.
                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                      Experience
                                                                      5-7 Years
                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                      Level
                                                                      Junior
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Education
                                                                      G.E.D