Sign-In | Cart The Career Test Store

 

 

"Physicist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Conduct research into the phases of physical phenomena, develop theories and laws on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply laws and theories to industry and other fields.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Physicist"

1) Analyze data from research conducted to detect and measure physical phenomena.

2) Describe and express observations and conclusions in mathematical terms.

 

3) Design computer simulations to model physical data so that it can be better understood.

4) Develop theories and laws on the basis of observation and experiments, and apply these theories and laws to problems in areas such as nuclear energy, optics, and aerospace technology.

5) Observe the structure and properties of matter, and the transformation and propagation of energy, using equipment such as masers, lasers, and telescopes, in order to explore and identify the basic principles governing these phenomena.

 

6) Perform complex calculations as part of the analysis and evaluation of data, using computers.

7) Report experimental results by writing papers for scientific journals or by presenting information at scientific conferences.

8) Collaborate with other scientists in the design, development, and testing of experimental, industrial, or medical equipment, instrumentation, and procedures.

9) Conduct application evaluations and analyze results in order to determine commercial, industrial, scientific, medical, military, or other uses for electro-optical devices.

10) Develop manufacturing, assembly, and fabrication processes of lasers, masers, infrared, and other light-emitting and light-sensitive devices.

11) Provide support services for activities such as radiation therapy, diagnostic imaging, or seismology.

Is being a "Physicist" your very best career choice?

Our Career Interest Test will show you which careers match your interests.

Our Free Personality Test will show you which careers match your personality and why.

 

12) Teach physics to students.

13) Advise authorities of procedures to be followed in radiation incidents or hazards, and assist in civil defense planning.

14) Conduct research pertaining to potential environmental impacts of atomic energy-related industrial development in order to determine licensing qualifications.

 

15) Develop standards of permissible concentrations of radioisotopes in liquids and gases.

16) Direct testing and monitoring of contamination of radioactive equipment, and recording of personnel and plant area radiation exposure data.

Job Description for "Physicist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Physicist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  19-2012.00


 

Click here for "Physicist" Jobs

See the Future Outlook and Educational Requirements for "Physicist"

 



The FREE CareerPlanner
Job & Career Newsletter








6 to 10 characters

Sign Up For Our Free CareerPlanner Newsletter
Hear about the latest in:

- Discovering Your Mission in Life
- Career Planning Tools
- Job Info
- Best Career Advice
- Career Direction
- Personality Type