Medical Scientists


Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.
Also called: Associate Director, Experimental Medicine; Investigator; Research Scientist; Scientist

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • biology
  • chemistry
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
    Business
  • management

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • using scientific rules and strategies to solve problems
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Minitab
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • Waters Empower 2
    Development environment software
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • National Instruments LabVIEW

Education:

    post-doctoral training
    doctoral degree
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