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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Academic Research Scientist, School of Medicine - Biochemistry in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Academic Research Scientist performs a wide range of highly technical and complex tasks necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs.

  • Responsible for working with experimental platforms specific to the hiring Program.

  • Duties will include but are not limited to experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation and communication of results of basic and/or translational research.

  • Will be required to review literature and apply advanced knowledge, skills, and input necessary for protocol development.

  • May assist in grant and other funding applications, as necessary and appropriate.

  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

The selected individual will be responsible for:

  • Establishing protocols to grow tissue cultures with adherent and suspension cells

  • Maintaining and training new users of our BSL2 room

  • Designing protocols to express and purify proteins and protein/ribonucleoprotein complexes from HEK293T cells for biochemical and structural investigations

  • Engineering cloning strategies to express recombinant proteins in human cells

  • Maintaining the lab inventory in our cloud inventory manager

  • Supporting and sharing their expertise to foster the advancement of other lab member’s projects

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD OR master's degree and two years of professional level experience in a technical or research lab OR bachelor’s degree and four years of professional level experience in a technical or research lab.

  • Laboratory experience should be related to area of assignment.

  • Internship experience or experience prior to attaining the qualifying degree is not considered eligible work experience for this job classification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in biology or molecular biology or a related field with a few years of research experience in a technical or research lab.

  • Extensive training in adherent and suspension cell cultures is required.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 129860

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Biochem: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory

Job Category Laboratory

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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