Sample resume for an entry-level research technician

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Sample resume for an entry-level research technician

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Jobs for research technicians are projected to grow by 10% (or 84,000 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: California, MassachusettsTexasPennsylvania, and Maryland; and in the following metropolitan areas: Boston, San DiegoLos Angeles, Denver, and Houston

As a research technician, you can expect to earn a median wage of $43,800 per year, or $21.06 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can search for research technician jobs on Monster and check out this article on how to become a research associate.

Entry-Level Research Technician Resume Sample

Don Michaels
55 Parliament Drive | Sometown, OH 45435
Home: 555-555-5555 |

Clinical Research Technician (CRT)

  • Dedicated clinical researcher offering excellence in molecular biology techniques, including DNA sample preparation, quantitation and sequencing.
  • Experience providing scientific input during the development and execution of clinical trials in both medical-research and clinical-testing facilities.
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and assist with multiple research projects and comply with GCP, ICH and FDA standards.

Microscopy Tissue Culture | Multi-Color Flow Cytometry | Assay Development | High-Content Imaging
Protein Expression & Purification Techniques | Molecular Genetics Techniques | Western Blot | ELISA
Immunofluorescence Microscopy | Human Primary Cell Culture | Data Analysis


ABC Organization | Sometown, OH

Clinical Research Technician, 1/2016 to Present

Assigned to clinical research trial for the development of new drugs for treating multiple sclerosis.

  • Serve as a hands-on technician performing molecular biology assays, including DNA isolation, DNA sequencing, PCR amplification, protein purification and Western blots.
  • Assist with protocol development, design and review; verification and validation of medication safety; recruitment of study participants; administration of informed consents; sample and study document preparation; and data collection, interpretation and analysis.
  • Provide accurate statistical analysis of clinical data and prepare thorough reports in accordance with internal guidelines and federal regulations.

DEF Company | Sometown, OH

Research Assistant, 6/2014 to 12/2015

Contributed to research studies for a clinical-testing facility specializing in OTC drugs.

  • Co-developed case-report form that streamlined clinical-document submissions to independent review boards and ethics committees.
  • Awarded “Total Quality Award” in recognition of consistently high standards for research excellence.


GHI University | Sometown, OH
BS in Biological Science, Minor in Statistics (GPA: 3.75/4.0)

  • Honors: Best Cell Biology Laboratory Student Award
  • Program Highlights: Human Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biodiversity, Physiology, Organic & Inorganic Chemistry, Physics, Statistics, Calculus

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