Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist, Lead, School of Medicine: Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Dhodapkar lab is seeking a Lead Research Specialist with experience in cancer immunology, molecular biology, and working with cell cultures, mouse models and/or human samples. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with flow cytometry and human blood sample processing. Experience with cellular immune assays, protein assays, and basic molecular techniques is a plus. The person hired for this position will work closely with scientists in the Dhodapkar group to accelerate the pre-clinical work identifying immune mechanisms and treatments in multiple myeloma. Applicants with expertise in the following will be prioritized: human and/or mouse immunology, flow cytometry.
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.
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 90223
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Neuro-Oncology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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