Emory University Lead Research Specialist in atlanta, Georgia


Immunology lab looking for a highly motivated individual that works well independently as well as in a team atmosphere. Under minimal supervision, responsibilities include assisting investigator and post docs with experiments as well as training undergrad and graduate students. Additional duties may include but are not limited to lab maintenance, supply ordering, inventory control and monitoring spending. Meticulous record keeping required.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS : Techniques commonly used in the lab include cell culture, cell sorting/ separation, flowcytometry, ELISA, Luminex. Prior laboratory and animal handling experience (especially laboratory mice) required.

Candidate should have good communication skills and be able to follow written protocols and verbal communications. Good computer skills and organizations skill are essential.

Additonal Details

-BS or MS in Biology or related discipline.-79958BR

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Job Number 15503

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Hematology

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

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 about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322