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Scientist, Medical
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesConduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation or other research, production, technical writing, and related activities.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$72,600 in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsBiological and medical scientists must be accurate and thorough. They usually work regular hours in offices or laboratories and usually are not exposed to unsafe or unhealthy conditions.

Minimum Education RequirementsPh.D.

SkillsCritical Thinking, Instructing, Writing, Active Listening, Time Management, Complex Problem Solving, Active Learning, Judgment and Decision Making, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Science

AbilitiesOral Expression, Deductive Reasoning, Problem Sensitivity, Written Comprehension, Near Vision, Speech Clarity, Inductive Reasoning, Oral Comprehension, Written Expression

InterviewsTracy Doty
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