Science, Research & Development Job Positions

Natural Sciences Managers Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences,... Learn More
Clinical Research Coordinators Plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged... Learn More
Water Resource Specialists Design or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply,... Learn More
Animal Scientists Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic... Learn More
Food Scientists and Technologists Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying... Learn More
Soil and Plant Scientists Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and... Learn More
Biologists Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship,... Learn More
Biochemists and Biophysicists Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their... Learn More
Microbiologists Investigate the growth, structure, development, and other characteristics of microscopic... Learn More
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Study the origins, behavior, diseases, genetics, and life processes of animals and wildlife. May... Learn More
Biological Scientists, All Other All biological scientists not listed separately. Learn More
Bioinformatics Scientists Conduct research using bioinformatics theory and methods in areas such as pharmaceuticals,... Learn More
Molecular and Cellular Biologists Research and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization. Learn More
Geneticists Research and study the inheritance of traits at the molecular, organism or population level. May... Learn More
Conservation Scientists Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the... Learn More
Soil and Water Conservationists Plan or develop coordinated practices for soil erosion control, soil or water conservation, or... Learn More
Range Managers Research or study range land management practices to provide sustained production of forage,... Learn More
Park Naturalists Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific... Learn More
Foresters Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes.... Learn More
Epidemiologists Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health... Learn More
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human... Learn More
Life Scientists, All Other All life scientists not listed separately. Learn More
Astronomers Observe, research, and interpret astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge or apply such... Learn More
Physicists Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and... Learn More
Atmospheric and Space Scientists Investigate atmospheric phenomena and interpret meteorological data, gathered by surface and air... Learn More
Chemists Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality... Learn More
Materials Scientists Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or... Learn More
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating... Learn More
Climate Change Analysts Research and analyze policy developments related to climate change. Make climate-related... Learn More
Environmental Restoration Planners Collaborate with field and biology staff to oversee the implementation of restoration projects... Learn More
Industrial Ecologists Apply principles and processes of natural ecosystems to develop models for efficient industrial... Learn More
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological,... Learn More
Hydrologists Research the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of underground and surface... Learn More
Physical Scientists, All Other All physical scientists not listed separately. Learn More
Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as... Learn More
Economists Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the... Learn More
Environmental Economists Conduct economic analysis related to environmental protection and use of the natural environment,... Learn More
Survey Researchers Plan, develop, or conduct surveys. May analyze and interpret the meaning of survey data,... Learn More
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and... Learn More
School Psychologists Investigate processes of learning and teaching and develop psychological principles and... Learn More
Clinical Psychologists Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation,... Learn More
Counseling Psychologists Assess and evaluate individuals' problems through the use of case history, interview, and... Learn More
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and... Learn More
Psychologists, All Other All psychologists not listed separately. Learn More
Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists Apply theories and principles of neuropsychology to diagnose and treat disorders of higher... Learn More
Sociologists Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that... Learn More
Urban and Regional Planners Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of... Learn More
Anthropologists and Archeologists Study the origin, development, and behavior of human beings. May study the way of life, language,... Learn More
Anthropologists Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical,... Learn More
Archeologists Conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from human remains,... Learn More
Geographers Study the nature and use of areas of the Earth's surface, relating and interpreting interactions... Learn More
Historians Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and... Learn More
Political Scientists Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as... Learn More
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other All social scientists and related workers not listed separately. Learn More
Transportation Planners Prepare studies for proposed transportation projects. Gather, compile, and analyze data. Study... Learn More
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians Work with agricultural and food scientists in food, fiber, and animal research, production, and... Learn More
Agricultural Technicians Set up or maintain laboratory equipment and collect samples from crops or animals. Prepare... Learn More
Food Science Technicians Perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical... Learn More
Biological Technicians Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. Set up, operate, and maintain... Learn More
Chemical Technicians Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and... Learn More
Geological and Petroleum Technicians Assist scientists or engineers in the use of electronic, sonic, or nuclear measuring instruments... Learn More
Geophysical Data Technicians Measure, record, or evaluate geological data, using sonic, electronic, electrical, seismic, or... Learn More
Geological Sample Test Technicians Test or analyze geological samples, crude oil, or minerals to detect presence of petroleum, gas,... Learn More
Nuclear Technicians Assist nuclear physicists, nuclear engineers, or other scientists in laboratory or production... Learn More
Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians Operate equipment used for the release, control, or utilization of nuclear energy to assist... Learn More
Nuclear Monitoring Technicians Collect and test samples to monitor results of nuclear experiments and contamination of humans,... Learn More
Social Science Research Assistants Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help... Learn More
City and Regional Planning Aides Compile data from various sources, such as maps, reports, and field and file investigations, for... Learn More
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of... Learn More
Forensic Science Technicians Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations.... Learn More
Forest and Conservation Technicians Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related... Learn More
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately. Learn More
Quality Control Analysts Conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, bulk intermediate and finished products. May... Learn More
Precision Agriculture Technicians Apply geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS) and Global... Learn More
Remote Sensing Technicians Apply remote sensing technologies to assist scientists in areas such as natural resources, urban... Learn More