Emory University Research Specialist in atlanta, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Additonal Details

  • Looking for a highly enthusiastic candidate to help with various immunological and molecular assays conducted to evaluate the efficacy of HIV vaccines.

  • The main focus of the lab is the preclinical development of vaccines for HIV/AIDS.

  • The successful candidate will be engaged in research exploring the immune responses elicited by HIV/SIV infections and vaccines using animal models.

  • The successful candidate will also be responsible for processing and archiving of blood and tissue samples obtained from non-human primates vaccinated with HIV vaccines.

  • Should be willing to work in BSL-3 laboratory with HIV and SIV positive samples.

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Job Number 19969

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Yerkes National Primate Resear

Department YRK: Microbiology & Immunology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Job Category Laboratory

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322