• 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 scholarly papers and reports

    Educational level

    • Unskilled