Bright Outlook

Yes

Automation Impact

Low

Salary Level
Much Above Average
Future Career

Yes

Title Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Experience Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
Education Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
Job Training Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
Examples These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. Very advanced communication and organizational skills are required. Examples include librarians, lawyers, aerospace engineers, wildlife biologists, school psychologists, surgeons, treasurers, and controllers.
SVP Range (8.0 and above)
  • Majority (40.91) percent of respondents had : Doctoral Degree
  • Some (31.82) percent of respondents had :Post-Doctoral Training
  • Some (18.18) percent of respondents had :Bachelor's Degree

Interest Code : IAR

  • Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
  • Artistic-Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
  • Realistic-Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
  • Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Persistence-Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Innovation-Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.

Top 3 Values

  • Recognition-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
  • Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
  • Working Conditions-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
  • Science-Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
  • Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Chemistry-Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • Physics-Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
  • Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
  • Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Study physical principles of living cells or organisms and their electrical or mechanical energy, applying methods and knowledge of mathematics, physics, chemistry, or biology.
  • Share research findings by writing scientific articles or by making presentations at scientific conferences.
  • Prepare reports or recommendations, based upon research outcomes.
  • Teach or advise undergraduate or graduate students or supervise their research.
  • Manage laboratory teams or monitor the quality of a team's work.
  • Isolate, analyze, or synthesize vitamins, hormones, allergens, minerals, or enzymes and determine their effects on body functions.
  • Determine the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules.
  • Develop new methods to study the mechanisms of biological processes.
  • Study the mutations in organisms that lead to cancer or other diseases.
  • Study the chemistry of living processes, such as cell development, breathing and digestion, or living energy changes, such as growth, aging, or death.
  • Analyzing Data or Information-Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Processing Information-Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
  • Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
  • Level of Competition-This job require the worker to compete or to be aware of competitive pressures
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets-Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets
  • Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. 3D graphics software
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Accelrys Cerius2
  • Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Accelrys Insight II
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Accelrys QAUNTA
  • Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Analysis and building software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. AutoQuant AutoDeblur
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Basic Local Alignment Search Tool BLAST
  • Computer aided design CAD software e.g. ChemInnovation Software Chem 4-D
  • Analytical or scientific software e.g. Chemistry at Harvard Molecular Mechanics CHARMm
  • Amino acid analyzers
  • Analytical balances
  • Ultracentrifuges e.g.Analytical ultracentrifuges
  • Lasers e.g.Argon lasers
  • Scanning probe microscopes e.g.Atomic force microscopes
  • Gamma counters e.g.Auto gamma counters
  • Steam autoclaves or sterilizers e.g.Autoclaves
  • Gel documentation systems e.g.Automated electrophoresis equipment
  • Robotic or automated liquid handling systems e.g.Automatic pipetters
  • Medical imaging wet darkroom or daylight processors e.g.Automatic x ray film developers
Pathway

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