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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist, Microbiology & Immunology in Atlanta, Georgia


Highly motivated candidate sought as a Research Specialist for epigenetic research of immune function. The successful candidate will work as part of a research team to plan experiments and perform assays using mouse models and in vitro culturing of human cell lines and primary cells. Our lab seeks to understand how immune responses are programmed in normal, chronic, and autoimmune responses. The candidate will prepare samples for flow cytometric analysis, high-throughput RT-PCR, and single cell transcriptional analysis.

  • 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.


Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


  • Background in biology, immunology or molecular biology.

  • Previous lab experience, particularly using flow cytometry, PCR, animal handling, molecular biology, and preparation of Illumina sequencing library techniques.

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Job Number 44474

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Micro/Immun: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with animals., 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