Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist, Senior; School of Medicine, Pathology in Atlanta, Georgia
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We are seeking a senior research specialist to join our lab in conducting research in human and mouse immunology. The specific area of research blends immunology with both hematology and transfusion medicine and includes the immune response to blood-borne therapeutics, including coagulation factor VIII and red blood cells. Mouse systems and patient samples will be used to address specific questions related to the role of specific immune populations and signaling pathways shaping the immune response.
Independently performs a wide range of highly technical and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
Devises highly specialized research procedures by applying a knowledge of advanced research techniques and equipment.
Provides input to protocol development.
Serves as a technical resource for other research personnel.
Analyzes and interprets the results of studies.
Investigates and recommends alternative approaches to improve the quality of results.
Trains research staff in specialized procedures and theoretical concepts for unique tests.
Recommends new equipment and supplies needed for specialized procedures.
Provides input into the development of departmental goals and objectives.
May assist in grant and other funding application preparation.
Review literature for related research developments and techniques.
Prepares written materials, charts and graphs on specialized techniques and research results for publication or presentation.
Oversees quality assurance of research performed by others.
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.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and four years of research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Ideal candidate has a strong background in one or a combination of the following areas: Coagulation assays, Flow cytometry, conducting experiments using mouse systems.
Preference will be given to candidates who have a solid understanding of immunology.
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 109159
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Pathology: Admin
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 Bldg 1525 Clifton Road
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