Functional Science Resume Template

By The Diversity Employment Team - Published on: Feb 12, 2024

Jordan Ellis

Seattle, WA | (123) 456-7891 | | LinkedIn:


Dynamic Research Scientist with a decade of expertise in biological sciences. Demonstrated ability in leading large-scale research projects, optimizing lab operations, and driving scientific excellence through methodical data analysis and innovative research methodologies.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Research and Data Analysis: Mastery in both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, with a record of optimizing protocols for increased accuracy.
  • Laboratory Management: Directed operations for a 20-member lab team, emphasizing safety, efficiency, and compliance with federal regulations.
  • Project Management: Successfully managed multi-phase research projects, ensuring timely completion within budget constraints.


  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Research Scientist (CRS)

Work Experience:

Senior Research Scientist, XYZ Lab

  • Directed 10+ research projects from ideation to publication, contributing to scientific advancements.

Laboratory Manager, DEF Lab

  • Streamlined daily lab operations, resulting in a 15% increase in project completion rates and a 20% decrease in operational costs.


Master of Science in Biological Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2018
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2015