Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist - School of Medicine (Human Genetics) in Atlanta, Georgia
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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.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
These positions will include a mix of human subjects work and wet-lab research involving rats.
Human subjects work will include email and Zoom interaction with study participants, online data management, and some statistics.
Laboratory-based duties will include hands-on care of rats, assisting with euthanasia and tissue harvest, processing frozen samples for biochemical analysis (HPLC), processing fixed samples for immunohistochemistry, general lab maintenance and data management, and more.
Applicants must have a strong science background and some prior lab experience, but specific knowledge of methodologies to be used here is not required -- just an eagerness to learn, a great can-do attitude, and a strong work ethic.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
- Bachelor's degree in a life science or natural science field
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 86961
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Hum Gen: 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
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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