Emory University Scientist, Asc (AR) in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



701500:Winship Cancer Institute

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are searching for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Cancer Animal Models Shared Resource of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, a National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (https://winshipcancer.emory.edu) located in Atlanta, GA. The function of CAMS is to assist investigators in the development, characterization and analysis of appropriate animal models for cancer research. As we grow we are looking for a dedicated individual to support outstanding cancer research through the design and implementation of pre-clinical platforms and novel technologies – with the ultimate goal of promoting scientific collaboration and translational potential.

The Associate Academic Research Scientist performs a wide range of highly technical and complex research duties and has documented scientific achievements and increasing technical, management, leadership, and professional expertise necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs. Demonstrated knowledge of research and experimental platforms for analyzing, design and interpreting results Investigates and recommends potential alternative approaches to improve the quality of results of basic and/or translational research.

Demonstrates increased responsibility through management of teams and leadership of scientific projects by applying advanced knowledge, skills, and input necessary for protocol development, as well as facilitating in some training aspects of other team members. Aids in writing IACUC, IRB, Biosafety and other approval documents. Oversees quality assurance of research conducted by other team members. May assist in grant and other funding applications as necessary and appropriate, or with approval of the responsible faculty director, may have their own research projects and/or have full responsibilities for specific areas of instrumentation or methodology development and user support. With the approval of the responsible faculty director, may be principal investigators on funded proposals. Performs other responsibilities as required.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD and five years of professional level experience OR Master's degree and ten years of professional level experience in a technical or research lab. Laboratory experience will be based on area of assignment. Internship experience or experience prior to attaining the qualifying degree is not considered eligible work experience for this job classification.


• PhD in genetics, cell/molecular/cancer biology or equivalent. Experience with cancer animal models including genetically engineered mouse models, cell-line and/or patient-derived xenograft models (PDX).

• Proficient with small-animal surgery.

• Experience in laboratory animal pathology and/or pharmacology

• Proficient in data and statistical analysis using GraphPad Prism and/or Microsoft Excel.

• Experience with small-animal optical and fluorescent imaging techniques

• Excellent communication skills:

Operating Unit/Division:

Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs

Job Title:

Scientist, Asc (AR)

This position involves::

Involve potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Involve working with animals.

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Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).