Social Science Research Assistant Resume

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Michael Byrne
2834 Monica Ct SW
Albany, NY 12201


An excellent research assistant helps social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social research; has performed publication activities, laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management for one or two research firms; has been exposed to screen potential subjects in order to determine their suitability as study participants; has a keen sense for details and meticulous in obtaining information and related data for specific researches; has patience in tracking research participants and performing any necessary follow-up task to get the desired results; has good network base with government agencies and board, third party organizations and civil groups to successfully aid in the researches or information gathering required by the job

Professional Experience:



  • Conducted tests and provide reports related to presentations of information on the scientific programs
  • Provided scientific information to important aspects of the merit review process, including developing solicitations and preliminary grouping of proposals
  • Attended conference meetings and provided feedback on completeness of panel summaries and minutes of the scientific meetings
  • Extended assistance to program officers and division management in overseeing the progress of scientific programs
  • Developed data inputs and reported on scientific portfolios for committees meetings and other results-oriented activities
  • Provided expertise to management in enhancing interactions with the scientific community and other third party scientific bodies

Research Assistant IFebruary 1999 – May 2004
National Science Foundation, Albany, NY



Masters Degree in Social Sciences, University of Iowa, 1999
Bachelors Degree in Family and Community Services, Rockefeller University, 1994


  • Good listening skills
  • Excellent time management and leadership skill
  • Very good communication and writing skill
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Has very good teaching capability
  • Good investigative and inquisitive skills
  • Awards and Affiliations
  • Association for Psychological Science, Member
  • Society for Social Studies of Science, Member

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