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A research scientist has to have excellent analytical skills and patience. They also need flexiblility and the ability to pay meticulous attention to detail. A research scientist must work with a team, but also have the motivation to complete work on their own.
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The typical companies that hire research scientists include:
Depending on the company or organization, research scientist positions are either permanent or a temporary contract that lasts as long as the project is expected to take.