Emory Healthcare/Emory University Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia
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A tumor immunotherapy research laboratory at the Emory University School of Medicine is searching for a highly enthusiastic Lead Research Specialist to join their group. The research specialist will perform basic, translational and clinical experiments with the goal of developing effective immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of cancer. This includes conducting cutting-edge experiments using murine and human samples, including blood and tissue specimens from individuals undergoing clinical trials. This laboratory is located in the Winship Cancer Center on the main Emory campus, and works collaboratively with physicians, surgeons, research laboratories and core staff at Emory. We are seeking a dedicated individual who will take a leadership position within this research laboratory, helping to advance novel personalized immunotherapeutic strategies for patients with cancer.
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.
- Experience with molecular biology techniques, mice studies, and flow cytometry.
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 64157
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: HMO: Med Onc
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with animals.
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta
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