A researcher is any individual who performs a systematic search for knowledge or any in-depth investigation looking to establish facts. Researchers can work in industrial, academic, government or private endeavors. Examine the following researcher sample resume for some guidance that will help during your next employment search.
Highly experienced and technically efficient researcher with more than 12 years academic laboratory experience who has superb academic qualifications. Substantial experience with a variety of different research techniques and technologies including vacuum and surface science instrumentation, material testing, surface, stress and failure analysis, mechanical testing, deposition systems, surface technology, and semiconductors. Responsibility-oriented professional exhibits exception prowess for leading effective team-based research operations. Applicant has developed both on- and off-site data gathering techniques helping to maximize operating resources while increasing reporting opportunities. Can work well in any cross-discipline research scenario with the ability to meet any deadline displaying a calm, yet calculated, approach when it comes to completing project assignments.Professional Experience
Brenau University, Gainesville, 1998 - Present
Manage Physics Department Laboratory (2004-2009) initiating collaboration between university lab and local research and development facilities.
Manage projects while conducting and coordinating research activities for both university and private labs.
Upgraded department shop hardware resulting in the reduction of maintenance costs by one-half while implementing effective training programs for laboratory staff increasing workflow productivity significantly.
Manage physics labs for both undergraduate and graduates (2002-2004) while supervising doctoral and master thesis laboratory-based projects.
Develop laboratory research facilities for studying the breakdown in broad area electrodes of high voltage electricity in compressed gasses.
Designed and built an eight channel pulse height analyzer employed in the observation of field electron emissions (Field Electron Emission) exposed to a variety of gas mixtures.
Designed the study detector observation of field electron emission, the proposed phenomenon responsible for the breakdown of electricity.
Helped develop unique laboratories at Brenau University for observing the breakdown of electricity when under compressed gasses.
Fraser Engineering, Newton, MA 1996-1998
Installation Engineer and Product Engineer
Built and tested systems per requested specifications which often necessitated the overhaul of current detection system methods.
Conducted on-premise installations, repairs and client training.
Spent four months on industrial electronics education and vacuum engineering training and received two months cathode ray tube manufacturing training.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D., Condensed Matter Physics, 1997
M.Sc., Physics (Physical Methods of Analysis), 1996
Brenau University, Gainesville, GA
BS, Physics (Electronics), 1994
American Institute of Physics
International Union of Pure and Applied Physics
Graduate Students in Physics Education Research
National Academy of Sciences
Boys Club of Gainesville
American Cancer Society
Boy Scouts of America
MS Office 2007, MS Office XP, MS Office X
Microsoft Front Page 2007
MS Windows NT Workstation and Server
TSCM Spectrum Analyzer
TEK 11000 Series Lab Scope
RF Network Analyzer