Sample cover letter for research & development (R&D) positions, including research scientist, associate, development engineer, chemist, development manager, project manager, and research officer.
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Focused on reentering a lab research & development position, please accept my resume for perusal and action.
I’m a prime candidate for the above-referenced position since I possess numerous years of experience working within a research and clinical position, and this experience is coupled with a bachelor’s degree in biology and near-complete master’s degree.
During my term at each university, I collected and analyzed biological data relative to medical industry studies. I performed biological testing, utilizing laboratory equipment and investigative/analysis resources. My skill level allows me to …
* Communicate and apply test and analysis results
* Oversee daily lab operations
* Maintain cell cultures utilizing sterile techniques
* Study and identify principles associated with biological organisms
* Apply idea evaluation and gather information
I would enjoy speaking to you further about this position, to determine your short- and long-term goals. I feel my knowledge, skills, and abilities will offer a well-rounded approach to this position and future research studies at your facility.
You may call me at (phone number) to schedule an interview, or if you require clarification relative to any of the key points mentioned within my resume.