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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist 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.

Description

A Research Specialist under general supervision, performs a variety of defined research and laboratory tests and experiments according to prescribed protocols and assigned schedules.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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:

  • The new research specialist will aid joint Dr. Renee Read’s research program on brain tumor biology and genetics.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience with stem cell and/or glial cell biology, immunohistochemistry and/or immunofluorescence techniques, confocal imaging, mouse genetics, and/or other neuroscience techniques.

  • The position will involve performing experiments with neural stem cell and glial cell culture models and animal models of human brain cancer, coordinating human tissue-based research and animal research with core services and collaborating groups, handling laboratory equipment installation and repairs, preparing and organizing biological samples and reagents in the lab, and communicating research results to other laboratory members and to the larger brain tumor research community at Emory.

  • The new research specialist will train with Dr. Read and her senior staff, and carry out projects and duties under the supervision of Dr. Read and her senior staff members.

  • The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to grant applications and publications and participate in collaborations with clinical and translational research groups.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

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 75763

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Pharmacology: 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

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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