Emory Healthcare/Emory University Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia
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.
Will perform general lab maintenance
Maintains cleanliness of all dry and wet bench areas
Maintenance of lab supplies
Maintains mouse husbandry and supply logs.
Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Some Post-Graduate training, experience with cell culture techniques, and mouse handling.
Wet bench experiments:
Performs experiments involving cell culture, PCR, flow cytometry, western blotting, and immunocytochemistry and immunofluorescence, including confocal microscopy and data analysis.
Performs orthotopic tumor injection, survival surgery with implantation of drug delivery devices, gavage drug treatment, and both necropsy and dissection/recovery of tumor tissues and cells.
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Job Number 42412
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Neuro-Oncology
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
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta
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