Research & Labs

Employees are responsible for the research and discovery process. Duties include investigative research, research design and experimentation.

Animal Care

Employees in this subfamily are responsible for providing the highest standards of care for animals used for research and teaching purposes. Duties include feeding animals; veterinary duties; maintaining animal space and lab equipment; and ensuring compliance with university, state and federal regulations.

  N/A - (E4)
N/A - (E3)
N/A - (E2)
N/A - (IC5)N/A - (E1)
N/A - (IC4)N/A - (M4)
N/A - (IC3)Director, Animal Research (M3)
N/A - (IC2)Manager, Animal Research (M2)
N/A - (IC1)N/A - (M1)
 N/A - (SS3) 
Animal Care Technician (SS2)
N/A - (SS1)

 

Biostatistics

Employees in this subfamily are responsible for designing, executing and analyzing data from multi-center clinical trials and epidemiologic medical investigations. Duties may include statistical design of studies, development of new statistical methodology, statistical analysis of results; and preparation of statistical and scientific reports and publications.

  N/A - (E4)
N/A - (E3)
N/A - (E2)
Lead Biostatistician (IC5)N/A - (E1)
Biostatistician IV (IC4)N/A - (M4)
Biostatistician III (IC3)Lead Biostatistician, Managing (M3)
Biostatistician II (IC2)N/A - (M2)
Biostatistician I (IC1)N/A - (M1)
 N/A - (SS3) 
N/A - (SS2)
N/A - (SS1)

 

Centers/Institutes

Employees in this subfamily are responsible for analysis, integration, and coordination of research and policy activities to advance a single focus or mission. Duties include advocacy, thought leadership, outreach, education programs, and community partnerships. Research activities can be interdisciplinary in nature.

  N/A - (E4)
N/A - (E3)
N/A - (E2)
N/A - (IC5)Executive Director, Research/Center Institute (E1)
Center / Institute Specialist II (IC4)Director, Research / Center Institute (M4)
Center / Institute Specialist I (IC3)N/A - (M3)
N/A - (IC2)Manager, Research / Center Institute (M2)
Center / Institute Associate (IC1)N/A - (M1)
 N/A - (SS3) 
Center / Institute Assistant (SS2)
N/A - (SS1)

 

Field Research

Employees in this subfamily are responsible for research that uses quantitative and qualitative methods to collect, analyze and report data. Typical tasks may include conducting interviews, observing subjects and publishing results.

  N/A - (E4)
N/A - (E3)
N/A - (E2)
Senior Research Scientist - Field (IC5)N/A - (E1)
Research Scientist - Field (IC4)N/A - (M4)
Post-Doctoral Scientist - Field (IC3)Lead Research Scientist- Field (M3)
Senior Research Associate- Field (IC2)N/A - (M2)
Research Associate - Field (IC1)N/A - (M1)
 Senior Research Assistant- Field (SS3) 
Research Assistant - Field (SS2)
N/A - (SS1)

 

Laboratory Research

Employees in this subfamily are responsible for designing and conducting experiments in a controlled laboratory setting. Duties may include performing experiments, collecting, analyzing and reporting data.

  N/A - (E4)
N/A - (E3)
N/A - (E2)
Senior Research Scientist - Lab (IC5)N/A - (E1)
Research Scientist - Lab (IC4)N/A - (M4)
Post-Doctoral Scientist - Lab (IC3)Lead Research Scientist - Lab (M3)
Senior Research Associate - Lab (IC2)N/A - (M2)
Research Associate - Lab (IC1)N/A - (M1)
 Senior Research Assistant - Lab (SS3) 
Research Assistant - Lab (SS2)
N/A - (SS1)

 

Laboratory Support

Employees in this subfamily are responsible for supporting the academic or research missions of GW. Duties include providing assistance to faculty or researchers, preparing materials or samples, and performing general lab and equipment maintenance. Duties may include lab supervision, which would typically require skills in budgeting, people management and planning. Employees may also supervise graduate assistants or student workers.

  N/A - (E4)
N/A - (E3)
N/A - (E2)
N/A - (IC5)N/A - (E1)
N/A - (IC4)N/A - (M4)
Laboratory Manager - Non Supervising (IC3)N/A - (M3)
Laboratory Associate (IC2)Laboratory Manager - Supervising (M2)
Clinical Research Coordinator (IC1)N/A - (M1)
 N/A - (SS3) 
Laboratory Technician (SS2)
Laboratory Assistant (SS1)

 

  • Executive (E): Top university executives and heads of key job families and subfamilies, has an enterprise-wide scope.
  • Manager (M): Managers and supervisors in charge of tactical and operational teams of two or more individuals and responsible for managing a department / function.
  • Individual Contributor (IC): Non-supervisory staff with learned knowledge where discretion and independent judgment are critical job functions.
  • Service & Support (SS): Staff whose primary duties are routine, service-focused, or a craft or skilled trade.