Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist - Emory College of Arts and Sciences in Atlanta, Georgia
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A highly motivated and enthusiastic recent graduate is sought to join a laboratory investigating the structures and interactions ofRNA and RNA-protein complexes involved in translation regulation on the ribosome. The laboratory uses a multi-disciplinary approach to understand protein/ RNA structure, interactions and function, including enzyme assays, spectroscopic methods, and structural studies using X-ray crystallography and cryo-EM. Research duties associated with this post will include DNA manipulation, bacterial culture, and purification of recombinant proteins, and in vitro RNA transcripts. The candidate will also be expected to make a significant contribution to the preparation of other general laboratory reagents, such as buffers, competent bacterial cells, etc, and the general organization and day-to-day running of the laboratory under the direction of the laboratory head. Although some relevant research experience is desirable all necessary training will be provided.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of defined research and laboratory tests and experiments according to prescribed protocols and assigned schedules.
Sets up experiments as prescribed by a principal investigator.
May be required to participate in laboratory maintenance activities such as sterilization and cleaning of equipment, ordering of supplies, inventory and media preparation.
Maintains records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases.
Compiles data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations.
Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
- You will be expected to work closely with other lab members engaged in varied research programs making excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative and team-oriented environment essential.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
- A Bachelors or Masters degree in one of the following scientific disciplines: biochemistry, chemistry, biology or biotechnology.
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 122403
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division Emory College
Department ECAS: Chemistry
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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