Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist - Neuropharmacology and Neurological Disease in Atlanta, Georgia
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The NDD (Neuropharmacology and Neurological Disease) division within the Emory National Primate Research Center at Emory University is currently seeking an Research Specialist to join our team. If you are someone with laboratory research experience who is familiar with non-human primate, this is an amazing opportunity to make a positive impact in the science and research community. Our work consists of studying the propagation of seizures and the comorbidities associated with such seizures, like sleep disorder or memory deficit.
The ideal candidate should be motivated, dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and passion for research. We are looking for a team player who is willing to learn on the job and collaborate with lab members and center members. The Research Specialist will work to ensure the highest quality of laboratory research support and has good communication skills with co-workers, the management team, PI’s, research staff, students, and other support services.
Dedicated to discovering causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of disease, Emory National Primate Research Center (EPC) is improving human and animal health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, EPC conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at http://enprc.emory.edu
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.
Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in Neurosciences.
Work environment involves working with biohazardous blood and tissues.
Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
Work is normally performed in a typical laboratory environment.
Requires the ability to bend, kneel, and/or squat.
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 123792
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division Emory Primate Center
Department EPC: NND-Neuroscience
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with animals., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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