Group VI Occupations:
THIS GROUP comprises the occupations concerned with the development of science and its application in all nontechnological situations. At the upper Level it includes all research scientists, university and college science faculties, and those whose professions are based on the application of scientific principles, except in technology. Table 18.1 gives a list of many occupations which belong in this Group. Lower Level occupations in this Group are all of a supportive nature, and there are not many of them.
|Independent research scientists, all fields||Museum curators|
|University and college faculties in science|
|Medical specialists, all types|
|Laboratory technicians (trained)||X-ray technicians|
|Veterinary hospital attendants|
Analysis of MORS ratings shows that Academic ability is important at the upper Levels but becomes decreasingly so; Mechanical ability and Physical agility are generally irrelevant, but some Social ability is required, particularly by practitioners and teachers.