Research Assistant Cover Letter [Free Samples]

Learn how to write a research assistant cover letter. Use our sample research assistant cover letters as templates for your cover letter.

Sample 1 – research Assistant Cover Letter

Lisa Morey
5799 Palo Alto Blvd., Apt. 945
El Cerrito, CA 54109

December 01, 2021

Larry Hughes
Research Plus
169 Database Ave.
Oakland, CA 54119

Dear Mr. Hughes:


I am submitting my resume in response to the recently advertised research assistant position at Research Plus. 

I believe that my training and experience closely match your requirements and my additional qualifications in using large scale databases will make me an asset to your company.

Some key points that are relevant to this research assistant position include:

  • Successfully provide analytical reviews and summaries of existing literature pertinent to assigned topics
  • Independently provide solutions to experimental questions and objectives
  • Routinely create content for blogs as requested by principal investigators
  • Effectively assist with research experiments, procedures, tests and compile results for principal investigators
  • Routinely support federal grant reviews by providing technical assistance and maintaining databases

I am convinced that my commitment to excellence and the ability to function as an integral part of a team would allow me to make a valuable contribution to the tradition of excellence at Research Plus. 

A challenging environment such as yours will give me the opportunity to make the best use of my skills and experience. 

I would welcome the opportunity to interview for this position and discuss how I can fulfill your research assistant needs.

Please contact me via phone or email to arrange a mutually convenient time and date for us to meet.

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.


Lisa Morey
Enclosure: Resume

Sample 2 – research Assistant Cover Letter

Randy Jackson
5499 Palo Alto Blvd., Apt. 905
El Cerrito, CA 54109

November 26, 2021

James Pope
Research Digital
169 Block Chain Ave.
Oakland, CA 54119

Dear Mr. Pope:


I saw your advertisement for a research assistant on Facebook and knew I was perfect for the job. 

I have all the qualifications you requested and I am ready, eager and willing to work. As you will see from my resume, which I have attached for your review, I am well qualified.

Please take a moment and review my resume. I would love to get together and further discuss this position with you. 

I am available anytime during the day. You can reach me on my cell at 555-970-8976 or by email at advance for your consideration. 


Randy Jackson
Enclosure: Resume

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