Emory University Research Specialist in atlanta, Georgia


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. Duties include:

  • Assists in the maintenance of mouse colonies, including breeding, weaning, genotyping of genetically modified mouse models.

  • Assists in laboratory maintenance and management, including maintaining laboratory equipment, making general lab solutions, maintaining an inventory of supplies. Assists in the daily operations of the laboratory including organizing the laboratory and ordering supplies.

  • Assists in implementing laboratory safety guidelines (biosafety, husbandry compliance, etc)

  • Supports research within the lab by conducting experiments utilizing cell, molecular biology, biochemistry and animal physiology skills including: PCR, RNA/DNA/protein isolation, western blotting, fluorescence microscopy, tissue harvesting, tissue sectioning, immunohistochemistry, cell culture

  • Follows research protocols to perform experiments. Maintain detailed records of all laboratory experimentation.

  • Assists in analyzing and interpreting data.

May be required to maintain 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.

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Job Number 17783

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Children's Hrt Ctr

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

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