Description : Research or study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and functions.
JobTitles : Scientist, Biologist, Environmental Analyst, Research Scientist, Environmental Specialist, Fisheries Biologist, Research Biologist, Aquatic Scientist, Assistant Scientist, Marine Biologist
- Collect and analyze biological data about relationships among and between organisms and their environment.
- Supervise biological technicians and technologists and other scientists.
- Program and use computers to store, process and analyze data.
- Prepare technical and research reports such as environmental impact reports, and communicate the results to individuals in industry, government, or the general public.
- 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.
- Prepare requests for proposals or statements of work.
- Represent employer in a technical capacity at conferences.
- Study and manage wild animal populations.
- Study aquatic plants and animals and environmental conditions affecting them such as radioactivity or pollution.
- Study basic principles of plant and animal life such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and function.