Emory University Clinical Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia



The current posting is for a new team member in the Behavioral Genetics of Addiction Laboratory in the Department of Psychology().

Under general supervision, assists with administrative activities generally associated with the conduct of clinical research. Assists with patient recruitment. Reviews medical records and/or conducts screenings for recruitment of study participants, performs interviews and QOL questionnaires. Collects study specimen according to protocol which may include phlebotomy, processing, and preparation for shipping. Sets up experiments as prescribed by a principal investigator. Compiles data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations. May be required to participate in laboratory maintenance activities such as ordering of supplies. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator. This position is intended to support clinical research and all clinical training requirements must be tracked and monitored through Emory Healthcare under the credentialing category of Clinical Research Specialist.


Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Additional Details

This position will be available in the Spring of 2019 and would also be suitable for a post-baccalaureate with clinical experience. Preference will be given to candidates who also have a firm understanding of neuroscience and/or genetics.

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Job Number 30094

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Psychology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Laboratory

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