Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Scientist in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Department of Transplant Surgery seeks a highly motivated individual with strong expertise in immunology to join us in investigating mechanisms of transplant rejection and immunologic tolerance. Our lab utilizes a variety of data science tools and integrated technologies to develop more effective co-stimulation blockers for near-term treatment of transplant patients and better strategies for long-term immune tolerance of transplanted organs. To accelerate our discovery, we are proceeding towards lab automation, investigating and designing workflows for cell separation, cell-based and molecular assays, FACS flow staining and transcriptomics. The candidate will serve a major role in developing and refining these processes.
This position will also require the candidate to serve as the biologist for a consortium of academic transplant centers, designing and developing mechanistic plans of action for clinical trials through the Immune Tolerance Network. The successful candidate will lead collaborative efforts for assay design, development and data interpretation and prepare work for presentations and publications.
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.
Supervises senior technicians.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
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 69099
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Surgery: Transplant
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta
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