Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia
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A Laboratory in the Department of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated Research Specialist to join the team. The majority of efforts will be dedicated towards HIV cure research using the rhesus macaque model. Specifically, we are interested in using this model to characterize the viral reservoir during antiretroviral therapy and to evaluate novel molecular interventions for reservoir clearance and cure in the nonhuman primate model. Principal procedures involve blood and tissue processing, cell culture, flow cytometry and molecular biology.
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.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
A background in the immunology and virology of HIV/SIV infection is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required as is the ability to work as part of a team and with collaborators.
Experience working with nonhuman primates is preferred.
Please attach a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references.
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 57984
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Infectious Disease
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., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta
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