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Research And Development Director Resume

The Research and Development Director of a company is responsible for the research and development activities related to products and services. They co-ordinate and manage the team of professionals that have to use funding in their research and find new ways of improving existing products or creating new, efficient and reliable products.


The position of R & D Director implies managing all the aspects that keep a development program running, including fund raising, contract negotiation, creating conditions for production tests and acquiring the necessary resources. They have to administer all the aspects regarding employment; finding the right professionals for the research position available, monitoring work performance and making sure that all the necessary supplies and relations are available. Administrative tasks related to the research and development staff is in their care, as well as contributing to the development of new technologies and techniques.

A R & D director needs to make sure that R & D procedures are correctly implemented within the company and that all of the external and internal regulations are respected. Collaborating with the marketing department and with the production department, as well as with outside relations that can benefit the research and development programs is their direct responsibility.

This position is a high-profile one, so the resume of a R & D director needs to include educational training in the field, managerial abilities and extensive experience in the field of research and development. Usually, R & D directors are promoted internally.

Sample Resume

Personal Details
Name: Michael Smith
Birth date: 01.05.1972
Address and Contact Details: 1001 Clinton Street, Lockport, IL 60441, USA
Phone: (312) 201-12345
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Married, 1 child
Driver's license: Yes


I have been working as a research and development assistant for our pharmaceutical company for the last 10 years and I have obtained great results in assisting the daily tasks of the R & D team and director. I have experience in handling different aspects required in the working of the department, including collaborating with outside contacts for the benefit of product development, ensuring resources and supplies, assisting the team in presenting new products and services.


My objective is to further develop my career as a research and development director in our company. I wish to use my skills and abilities in helping the R & D department research for new technologies and techniques and contribute to the development of the pharmaceutical industry.


Research and development assistant applying for the position of research and development director.


  • familiarity with the research and development procedures and operations,
  • familiarity with internal regulations,
  • managerial skills,
  • ability to multitask and work long hours,
  • ability to assist the research and development team in their projects.

Computer knowledge:

advanced computer literacy

Work Experience:

Research and Development Assistant, 2000-2010
A & D Pharmaceutical Company, Illinois


  • assisting research efforts of the development team,
  • procuring the necessary supplies and resources,
  • intermediating with donors and clients,
  • assisting the R & D director in his daily tasks, administrative or managerial

Education and Training:

Master's Degree in Research and Development Technologies, North Illinois University
Bachelor's Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, North Illinois University


As a research and development assistant I have contributed to the company's general success and to the development of the pharmaceutical field

Areas of interest:
sciences, social networking, music


Mr. Kurt Lombar,
Director of the Research and Development Department,
A & D Pharmaceutical Company,

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