Role Responsibilities

  • Conducting research and improving or developing concepts, instruments, theories and operational methods related to chemistry
  • Conducting experiments, tests and analyses to investigate chemical composition and energy and chemical changes in various natural or synthetic substances, materials and products
  • Developing procedures for environmental control, quality control and various other procedures for manufacturers or users
  • Conducting programs of sample and data collection and analysis to identify and quantify environmental toxicants
  • Participating in interdisciplinary research and development projects working with chemical engineers, biologists, microbiologists, agronomists, geologists or other professionals
  • Using micro-organisms to convert substances into new compounds
  • Determining ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials
  • Reproducing and synthesizing naturally occurring substances and creating new artificial substances
  • Preparing scientific papers and reports

    Skill level

    Highly skilled