Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for a research scientist - immunology. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Research Scientist - Immunology is responsible for studying the relationships between the pathogens and immune system to develop pharmaceutical drugs and understand more about allergic reactions and immunological diseases.

The principal functions of this role include researching and analyzing the immune system's various reactions to disorders, diseases and foreign substances, studying the response of cells and various infectious viruses and bacteria, performing allergen provocation procedures, developing research methodologies, collecting tissue cultures to study protein chemistry and cellular responses, designing and overseeing clinical trials for new pharmaceutical products, keeping current with other allergy and immunology research by consulting medical journals, preparing technical reports and managing other laboratory workers.

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

URGENCY: Urgency is the speed that drives businesses fast in order to keep them from disconnecting from what they are aiming to achieve but pursue it with a sense of urgency.

Does not prioritize delegating the assigned work to other colleagues.

Not ready or is reluctant to adjust work schedule to assist in any other work that is assigned.

1

COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS: Collaborating is willingly working with one another and cooperating in whatever task one is assigned without behaving poorly or having an attitude change that hurts others.

Tries to keep one's emotions reigned in even when there are serious disagreements between collaborators

Keeps the team size balanced in order to maintain effective communication and teamwork

2

DEVELOPING OTHERS: Developing others is an unremitting process that focuses on the broader, longer-term growth of individuals to nurture them to their potential and promote future development.

Does not make a serious commitment to work with others

Accepts no responsibility to handle the team's goals and work

1

COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES: Cooperation is the process of working with groups or teams for a common mutual benefit as opposed to working in competition or for selfish ambition.

Always focused on the do it alone projects forgetting the ability of teamwork

Always shouts others down when they try to offer their opinions

1

FLEXIBILITY: Flexibility is an important skill that allows employers and employees to make an arrangement about working on maintaining a work/life balance to help organizations improve the productivity and efficiency of their balance.

Embraces change with renewed energy to work hard and deliver as per requirements

Knows how to remain calm and composed under the stressful situations

2

SELF AWARENESS: Self Awareness is the ability to have a sound understanding of who you are as a person and how to relate to the world in which you live by understanding your strengths and weaknesses and how to manage them in the workplace.

Draws upon one's self-control in order to identify and manage the emotions of others during adverse times

Identifies and appreciates the strengths of others and leverages their skills in order to manage uncertain situations

2

PERSISTENCE: Persistence is the refusal to give up or let go of a firm or obstinate continuous course of action despite difficulties or opposition that you may face.

Is tied into one's ego and is not quickly willing to admit when something is not working

Sets a goal without a reason and purpose thus loses focus easily

1

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: Business Etiquette is a basic framework of rules set by companies to ensure and allow you to understand the way you should conduct yourself in the professional world.

Dresses casually when attending crucial meetings and is rarely neat

Remains seated when being introduced to new people and when shaking hands

1

DIVERSITY AWARENESS: Diversity Awareness is the understanding that people are different and unique in their particular way and respecting their uniqueness.

Does little to discourages harassment, bullying, and abrasive behavior and lags behind in promoting team building activities

Rarely participates in events that are diversity-related and makes little efforts to promote them

1

RESEARCH: Research is the ability to stay updated on the latest trends in different fields as per your concern or the concern of your company or business.

Often fails to communicate the purpose and outcomes of a research in a clear manner

Shows unwillingness to learn how to use mathematical techniques to manipulate data

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

URGENCY:

How well do you prioritize and handle any work assigned to you?

Have ever been late in submitting tasks and projects and what lessons did you learn?

[employee comments]
COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS:

Can you describe a team experience which you have found rewarding?

Describe a time when you have had to work with a difficult team member. How did you handle it?

[employee comments]
DEVELOPING OTHERS:

Do you have personal goals set before you can set the employee's goals?

Does the management count on you to deliver profitability in the business?

[employee comments]
COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

Are you open to criticism both from management and coworkers?

Do you take delegations from your team leader with the same seriousness as you take one from the manager?

[employee comments]
FLEXIBILITY:

Are you a fast learner willing to research and learn new tricks quickly?

Are you able to handle project concerns that are required to complete projects?

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Can you describe some circumstances and situations that brought out your best at work?

Can you list five things that you have learned about yourself in the last two years, that are relevant to how you work?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

How do you show persistence in the workplace? Describe a situation that has forced you to remain persistent at work

What has been your greatest failure? What would you do differently next time to ensure success?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE:

How often do you encourage others to stand up when shaking hands or meeting new people?

What efforts are you making to respond to messages promptly and always call back?

[employee comments]
DIVERSITY AWARENESS:

What are you doing to be seen as a person who can address diversity concerns of other people?

What are some of the things you are doing to discourage harassment and bullying of people with diverse views?

[employee comments]
RESEARCH:

How often do you encourage colleagues to employ analytical skills when examining the consequences of a certain solution?

What efforts are you making to improve your critical thinking skills when examining the validity and truth of arguments?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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