- Write grants and papers or attend fundraising events to seek research funds.
- Verify that cytogenetic, molecular genetic, and related equipment and instrumentation is maintained in working condition to ensure accuracy and quality of experimental results.
- Plan curatorial programs for species collections that include acquisition, distribution, maintenance, or regeneration.
- Participate in the development of endangered species breeding programs or species survival plans.
- Maintain laboratory safety programs and train personnel in laboratory safety techniques.
- Instruct medical students, graduate students, or others in methods or procedures for diagnosis and management of genetic disorders.
- Evaluate, diagnose, or treat genetic diseases.
- Design and maintain genetics computer databases.
- Confer with information technology specialists to develop computer applications for genetic data analysis.
- Collaborate with biologists and other professionals to conduct appropriate genetic and biochemical analyses.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: - 1.4%
National: - 0.5%
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)