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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist, Lead in Atlanta, Georgia


This position will involve maintaining and developing analytical hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass spectrometry methods for measurements of proteins. Under supervision, a technician is needed to assist in performing data collection and analysis, regular instrument maintenance and automation, support and log-keeping of sample inventory/storage, as well as general laboratory management.

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in analytical chemistry or protein biochemistry to work in a research laboratory. Excellent knowledge of common laboratory instrument and methods, laboratory safety, and computer and data management skills. Demonstrated the ability to follow standard operating procedures, as well as the ability to take initiative in a team setting.

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Job Number 48284

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: HemThrom

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

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta