Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

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.

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

Representative Tasks * Study animal and human health and physiological processes. * Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease. * Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation, and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings to the scientific audience and general public.


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

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Anatomist, Associate Director, Experimental Medicine, Cancer Researcher, Chemotherapist, Clinical Analyst, Clinical Assistant, Clinical Director, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Liaison, Clinical Manager, Clinical Pharmacologist, Clinical Research Analyst, Clinical Research Assistant, Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Research Director, Clinical Research Scientist, Clinical Research Specialist, Clinical Researcher, Cytologist, Director Multiple Sclerosis Center, Director of Laboratory Operations, Director of Preclinical Research, Director of Research, Director, Clinical Pharmacology, Director, Experimental Medicine, Director, Metabolism, Drug Safety Scientist, Endocrinologist, Gerontologist, Good Laboratory Practice In Vitro Study Director (GLP In Vitro Study Director), Histologist, Histopathologist, Immunochemist, Industrial Pharmacist, Investigator, Laboratory Coordinator, Laboratory Director, Lead Scientist, MD Senior Research Scientist, Medical Health Researcher, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Physicist, Medical Research Scientist, Medical Researcher, Medical Science Liaison, Medical Scientist, Nanotechnologist, Neurophysiologist, Neuroscientist, Neurosurgery Research Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist, Parasitologist, Pesticide Use Medical Coordinator, Pharmaceutical Botanist, Pharmacognosist, Pharmacologist, Pharmacometrician, Pharmacovigilance Safety Expert, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Principal Investigator, Protein Purification Scientist, Research Assistant, Research Assistant Member, Research Associate, Research Group Director, Research Scientist, Research Specialist, Scientific Director, Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, Senior Scientist, Serologist, Toxicologist.