Emory Healthcare/Emory University Associate Academic Research Scientist; School of Medicine, Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia
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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.
This position entails applying quantitative microscopy techniques, such as single particle/molecule imaging, TIRF, FCS and super-resolution microscopy (dSTORM, PALM, STED), to delineate key steps of virus entry and virus-cell interactions.
Involvement in correlative light-cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM) work to gain structural insights into virus entry intermediates is encouraged.
Knowledge of advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques and image analysis software is required.
PhD or MD 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.
NOTE: Applicants applying with a M.D. or equivalent degree must be eligible for a Georgia medical license to meet the minimum qualifications.
- Ph.D. degree in biophysics, cell biology, virology or related areas and at least 5 years of post-PhD degree professional experience.
NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 103833
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Infectious Disease
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory, Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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