Neuroscience is a rapidly expanding branch of the life sciences that deals with the form, function, development and evolution, as well as disease and repair of nervous systems.
Investigative and research skills - collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data; Design experiments and develop theories
Logical reasoning including critical and analytical thinking - Interpretation and explanation of scientific research; Aptitude for lifelong learning
Technical - Operating scientific and lab equipment, technical proficiency and familiarity with safety training; Attention to detail, careful inspection of specimens
Oral and written communication skills - presenting technical and scientific data and ideas clearly; Technical and scientific report writing
Problem solving skills - identifying problems and developing solutions; decision making skills; Organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
Teamwork skills - the ability to oversee, supervise and/or contribute to a project
Work independently - maintain self-motivation
Please note some of these positions may require further training, certification or education. Check out the occupational profiles to review the full details for the occupations that interest you at alis.alberta.ca/occinfo
Formal Career Assessments like the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator can be helpful tools for your career development. These assessments have been used for decades to help individuals choose a major, explore career options during and upon completion of a degree and to further understand yourself in relationship to the world of work. Inquire with Career Services if you are interested in these formal assessments.
Location: Science B 149 (SB 149)