Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia
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We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our team as a Research Specialist (entry or lead level depending on the candidate’s qualifications) in the Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine. We preform studies related to metabolic diseases and iron metabolism by using in vitro cell culture models (both cell line and primary cell culture) and in vivo tools. We attempt to address how the mitochondrial function is altered in diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases, and the potential role of aberrant mitochondrial iron metabolism in this process.
The potential candidate should be dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and passion for research. It is preferred that the candidate has lab experience in molecular or cell biology techniques and experience working with mice including genotyping, injection, blood and tissue collection. Previous experience with cell sorting and flow cytometry is a plus
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.
NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 103256
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Medicine: Digestive Dis
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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