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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Scientist, School of Medicine: Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Sheehan lab is a translational research lab focused on developing new therapies for individuals with sickle cell disease. We are seeking an individual to perform experiments in a sickle mouse model, and analyze the changes in red cells and other blood cells as a result to treatments. Some experiments may be performed in in vitro cell culture systems. Experience with cell culture, flow cytometry, and standard microbiology techniques is required. Mouse model experience is desirable, but we are able to train motivated individuals. The job entails performing a variety of defined research and laboratory tests independently. Experiments will be designed in collaboration with the principal investigator and independently. Scientific writing skills are required. The candidate will maintain records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases, and perform simple statistical analyses with guidance, compile data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations. Handling of human blood samples is required; proof of immunization is required and potentially additional immunizations may be needed.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Develops biochemical and cell-based assays, with the use of such assays to perform high throughput screening of small molecule libraries.

  • Develops and executes lower throughput biochemical or cell-based assays for structural optimization of hit compounds.

  • Hands-on bench scientist.

  • Communicates with biomedical investigators and medicinal chemists.

  • May supervise staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and 7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

  • Strong technical background.

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 96034

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Sickle Cell

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable, Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Laboratory

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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