Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist; School of Medicine - Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia
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A position is available within the Emory University School of Medicine’s Department Pediatrics in an innovative laboratory that studies the molecular bases of asthma, respiratory failure and airway inflammation in children. Our group has 5 current NIH-funded studies that involve biological sample collection from children with respiratory disorders that are analyzed for gene expression, metabolomic signatures and immune cell functions. Responsibilities include transporting and processing patient samples to the laboratory and basic laboratory experiments under the mentorship of senior staff. This employee will also be responsible for operation of specific equipment.
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.
Highly motivated individuals with undergraduate degrees in the sciences are encouraged to apply.
Preferred qualities include strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues.
Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
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 108783
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Pulmonology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory, 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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