Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist, Lead in Atlanta, Georgia
The Cardiomyocyte Stem Cell Laboratory (http://www.pedsresearch.org/research-group/chunhui-xu-lab) sponsored by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Tech, and Emory University is seeking a research specialist to work on human pluripotent stem cells.
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.
BS or MS degree in Cell Biology or related discipline.
The candidate is expected to conduct independent research, provide technical support to postdoctoral fellows, and participate in experimental planning, data analysis, and manuscript writing.
Experience in cellular and molecular technology such as cell culture, flow cytometry analysis and qRT-PCR are highly preferred.
This position requires excellent skills in problem solving, communication, and record keeping
To apply please attached curriculum vitae, the names of 3 references, and a cover letter describing your research experience and interests.
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Job Number 46771
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Children's Hrt Ctr
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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