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.

  • 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.

Additional Details

The Emory Stem Cell Core and Emory Integrated Genomics Core are looking to share a full-time, highly motivated applicant with an eagerness to learn new techniques. Experience in the following areas is preferred: cell culture and manipulation (transfection, viral transduction); skills in molecular biology techniques (nucleic acid extraction, cloning, PCR and qPCR); and basic microscopy skills. Other duties may include general lab organization – this may include washing of glass ware, autoclaving, preparing stock solutions for the lab; keeping records of sample origins, locations, and procedures; maintaining and verifying compliance with EHSO requirements, including generations of SOPs.

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Job Number 28350

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Core Labs

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

Job Category Laboratory

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