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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Medical Technologist II in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Department of Pathology in the Emory University School of Medicine is expanding its role in the COVID-19 diagnostic testing area. The clinical laboratories have been in the forefront on development and implementation of novel and established molecular and serological assays to combat this pandemic. Funding is available for skilled post-baccalaureate and post-doctoral level positions for those interested in implementing and developing new approaches including novel serologic methods, pseudovirus and in vitro based neutralization assays, highly sensitive antigen testing and mass spec based approaches.

These positions represent an excellent opportunity for a talented scientist to establish themselves in a new and rapidly expanding field and benefit from exposure to a wide variety of state-of-the-art methodologies.


  • Performs standardized and moderately complex biological, chemical, hematological, immunological, immunohemotological, microbiological, and serological tests in a research or clinical laboratory.

  • May perform tests in one scientific discipline or perform selected tests in multiple disciplines.

  • Provides guidance to lower level technologists. Assists in staff/student education by demonstrating procedures and participating in their orientation and training.

  • Ensures the collection of acceptable specimens; may perform venipuncture.

  • Evaluates the validity of test results and confirms results by alternative methods.

  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation of patient information, equipment and test results to comply with regulations.

  • Ensures scheduled tests have been completed. May perform independent research activities and assist in the development of new procedures.

  • Calibrates, performs preventive maintenance, and troubleshoots equipment and instrument malfunctions.

  • Monitors laboratory supply levels and assists in reordering and inventorying supplies.

  • Complies with all relevant safety and infection control policies and procedures.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in medical technology, or a chemical, physical, or biological science.

  • Certification by one of the following accreditation agencies: MT (ASCP), or categorical MT (HEW), MT (HHS), MT (AMT), MT (NCA), CHT (ABHI).

  • Two years of medical technology experience.

  • The bachelor's degree requirement may be waived for a medical technologist who was ASCP certified in the years prior to the bachelor's degree requirement by the American Society for Clinical Pathologists and a HEW/HHS technologist certified by Health and Human Services.


  • Tissue culture

  • Basic molecular biology (cloning, sequencing, PCR and RT-PCR)

  • Recombinant protein expression and purification methods

  • Diagnostics (molecular, serological, antigen based platforms)

  • Analytical

  • Ability to plan, lead and execute experiments, testing

  • Data analysis

  • Organization and cataloguing of clinical samples

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 57807

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Pathology: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta