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Our Tucson, Arizona client has a contract opportunity for a Senior Research Associate ($38/hr.) who is responsible for conducting research, development and manufacturing laboratory experimentation and other scientific activities to support client projects. 
Job Description:

  • Exercises technical expertise and discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies.
  • Prepares technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses.
  • Presents and discusses results of experiments within department and project team.
  • Maintains high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature and may participate in conferences and professional societies.
  • Follows company policies and procedures for GMP, GLP, Design Control and others as appropriate.
  • Maintains complete and accurate laboratory documentation and electronic files.
  • May act as principal investigator in conducting own experiments.


  • Designs experimental plan to support project objectives.
  • Executes bench experiments; makes detailed and general observations and analyzes data.
  • Prepares technical reports, summaries and quantitative analyses.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records.
  • Normally acts independently for developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining
  • Identifies and implements improvements to work processes and laboratory environment.
  • Recognized expert across a wide range of techniques and their application.
  • Recognizes and documents activities for publication and/or patent potential.
  • May participate in scientific conferences and contribute to scientific journals.
  • Works on extremely complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of
    intangible variables.
  • Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining
  • Participates or leads cross functional technical teams such as a failure investigation or core team.
  • Works well in a team environment by being a productive project team member, suggesting creative
    solutions to problems and providing input to project planning.
  • Establishes interfaces across other organizational groups.
  • Trains others in areas of expertise.
  • May supervise lower level personnel and laboratory operations.
  • Troubleshoots problems and institutes corrective action.
  • Prepares and presents experimental procedures and results in group and project teams.
  • Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time.


  • Requires Bachelor degree in Science.


  • 6 or more years relevant experience or Masters degree; entry level.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knows wide range of experimental techniques and skilled in their applications.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Capable with searching scientific literature to gain general and specific information.
  • Skilled with use of word processing, spreadsheets, graphical and presentation.


Reference: 899065

Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  


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