Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist, Lead; School of Medicine, Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Porter lab in the Department of Pediatrics (Leukemia & Lymphoma) studies mechanisms of leukemogenesis, with a focus on immune evasion. We are recruiting a skilled research specialist to work on a grant funded project that includes in vitro cell culture work, as well as in vivo animal modelling of disease. Experience with flow cytometry and animal handling is preferred, but training may be provided for an individual with other outstanding experience.
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.
Perform experiments to develop projects and generate data for grants and publications.
Assist with general lab maintenance, including inventory, ordering and organization.
Assist with mouse colony maintenance and perform animal experiments.
Ability to follow protocols and work independently.
Bachelor's degree in a scientific field
Two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Ideal candidates will have a degree in biology and be able to work relatively independently.
Experience with flow cytometry and animal handling is preferred.
Candidates should be motivated, detail oriented and have strong interpersonal communication skills.
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 98333
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Leukemia Lymphoma
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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