Research Assistant Job Description Sample

A sample job description template for the position of Research Assistant is given below:

Company: _____________________

Job Title: Research Assistant

Location of the Job: Cincinnati, OH 45242

Job Description:

We are currently searching for a Product Development Associate to assist in R&D Projects at a local food and beverage company.

Position Requirements:

  • A. or B.S. degree or equivalent work experience
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Basic writing skills.
  • Internet and library, extraction and synthesis of scientific data, and production of reports.
  • Relevant work experience in healthcare or biomedical research setting desired, specifically related to Medline search, retrieval of medical articles via
  • Familiarity and experience using Medline is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT) required.
  • Ability to conduct library, electronic and Internet searches required.
  • Prior experience and knowledge with utilizing large library for information retrieval.
  • Understanding of medical terminology.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Export shipment documentation.
  • Coordination and reporting of ingredient and finished product analytical and shelf life testing.
  • Set up of product demonstrations, as directed.
  • Management of ingredients for formulation work.
  • Formatting, basic calculations and review of formulas.
  • Accurate preparation of beverage and food prototypes from formulas provided.

Salary: $13,000.00 – $15,000.00 /year

Contact Information:

[Contact Person]

Phone: ______________________

Fax: ________________________

E-mail: ______________________