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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist Supervisor, School of Medicine: Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Administers research programs/studies by: hiring and supervising research personnel; participating in project planning; and developing, implementing and evaluating research protocols, techniques and procedures.

  • Supervises staff by orienting, training and providing performance feedback.

  • Provides expertise and training in methodology, basic laboratory procedures and equipment operation.

  • Prepares and monitors research related budgets.

  • Assists in developing and submitting grant proposals and in monitoring grant expenditures.

  • Advises principal investigator of changes in reporting or accounting requirements and assists researchers in meeting requirements.

  • Develops models for patents, licensing and manufacturing agreements with researchers.

  • Monitors and enforces the contracts and monetary returns for products developed through research.

  • Performs a wide range of laboratory tests, specimen preparation and experimental procedures for routine and specialized studies.

  • Selects or develops effective research methodologies.

  • Collects and analyzes results of studies and provides interpretation of results.

  • Co-authors or authors publications based on laboratory research and findings.

  • Recommends new equipment and supply purchases; investigates equipment malfunctions and schedules maintenance/repair.

  • Monitors quality control of media, reagents and cleaning procedures and addresses any problems.

  • Keeps abreast of safety procedures and 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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Administrative

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the lab

  • Maintain lab safety and regulatory protocols, oversee inspections, maintain lab records, respond to alarms

  • Order supplies, maintain stocks, organize reagents and freezers

  • Maintain records of money spent

  • Prepare and maintain animal protocols

Scientific

  • Design and conduct experiments

  • Help prepare manuscripts and grants

  • Learn/develop new techniques

  • Teach techniques to new students and postdocs

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related science field and four years of research experience of which one year is in a supervisory role in a laboratory, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Expertise with mice (experience with tail vein injections highly preferred)

  • Expertise with cell culture

  • Competence with flow cytometry, FlowJo software

  • Competence with RNA, DNA, protein isolation

  • Competence with PCR and qPCR

  • Must handle human specimens (anonymous donors or patient samples from clinical trials)

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 97456

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: BMT

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Laboratory

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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