MBTI® Test INTJ Biologist
Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Investigative, Realistic (IR) (GOT)
The amount of intelligence and creativity needed in a career as a biologist can be often be found in a specific Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality types, much like how many careers can align with one’s MBTI test type. The big-picture thinkers that are Introverted-Intuitive-Thinking-Judging (INTJ) Myers-Briggs test types often excel in careers such as a biologist.
A biologist’s average day fully depends on their industry and what component of the living they choose to focus their research on. Broadly, biologists often study the fundamental ideas behind plant and animal life, including their beginnings, development, physical components and processes, and their relationships with one another and their surrounding environment. Their research often involves obtaining and investigating various phenomena that has either not been studied before or that has raised further questions in the past. They conduct experiments and then develop reports to share their findings with the greater scientific community. If a university or other educational institution employs biologists, they often use part of their time as a mentor to other scientists and junior biologists. They also spend some of their writing time working on grants to ensure the future of their scientific research, working with other biologists or through collaboration to develop new research that can cross many scientific fields. Biologists who work in the private sector often develop particular instruments, procedures, or materials designed to meet the goals and purposes of the companies or clients for whom they work.
There is a level of aptitude as well as certain abilities that are required for this career including but not limited to: “Deductive problem sensitivity” (the ability to deduct and notice when something is wrong though not necessarily solving the problem), “near vision”, seeing and focusing on objects close up, strong mathematic abilities, arranging patterns, forming conclusions, and applying findings and rules to produce conclusions among others.
Additionally, in order to succeed in a career as a biologist, it’s obviously important to have an extensive knowledge of biology, but other scientific subjects are important as well, such as chemistry, and even computers. Oftentimes, biologists will use computers or other special equipment to help them analyze data. While the hardware and lab equipment used vary widely based on their specific area of study (a microbiologist, marine biologist, and anatomist use very different kinds of materials), comfort with computers, tablets, smartphones, and various graphics or analysis software is indispensable. These days, familiarity with basic word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and email software is also essential. Further skills needed for this career include complex reasoning skills, critical thinking, and communication skills, all which aid with the experimental process and delivering that information to others. Because of the high level of technical expertise necessary to be a successful biologist, a college degree is the minimum qualification needed for this occupation. Additionally, a post-graduate, master’s degree or doctoral degree is often required.
Below are some employment trends for Biologists:
- Median wage: $38.26 hourly, $79,580 annually
- Employment: 118,400 employees
- Projected growth (2018-2028): Average (4% to 6%)
- Projected job openings (2018-2028): 11,800
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