Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Cooperation * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Dependability * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Leadership * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperative management strategies or to develop information and interpret findings. * Program and use computers to store, process, and analyze data. * Collect and analyze biological data about relationships among and between organisms and their environment.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Educational Services, Government, Health Care & Social Assistance,

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Aquatic Biologist, Aquatic Scientist, Biological Scientist, Biologist, Biology Scientist, Botanist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Researcher, Cytologist, Dolphin Researcher, Entomologist, Horticulturist, Marine Biologist, Marine Scientist, Molecular Biology Scientist, Mycologist, Nematologist, Neurobiologist, Neurophysiologist, Ocean Biologist, Physiologist, Rare/Endangered Species Specialist, Research Biologist, Research Scientist, Scientist, Staff Scientist.