Emory Healthcare/Emory University Lead Research Specialist, Human Genetics in Atlanta, Georgia
The Lead Research Specialist will be use various molecular biology techniques, such as quantitative real-time PCR, western blots, cell culture and next generation sequencing technologies to study human genetic disorders. He/she will also be responsible for maintaining mouse model colonies.
Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of specialized and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques.
May assist in protocol design.
Investigates and proposes alternative experimental procedures for consideration by a principal investigator.
Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures.
Analyzes and interprets results of studies.
Demonstrates and trains others in the proper use/operation of laboratory techniques and equipment.
Calibrates, troubleshoots and performs routine repair and maintenance of equipment.
Reviews literature for related research developments and techniques and compiles findings.
Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards.
Records results of studies, compiles and analyzes data and prepares charts and graphs.
Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
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Job Number 39922
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Hum Gen: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta
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