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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Department of Microbiology/Immunology seeks a Research Specialist possessing good communication skills, good organizational skills, proficiency with standard software programs (Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Word), and the ability to work independently. Candidates should have a strong academic record with a background in science or mathematics. Previous laboratory experience is a plus but is not required. The job will involve a variety of scientific techniques including PCR, tissue culture, flow cytometry, ELISA, ELISpot, and DNA sequence analysis. This position will operate the main experiment related to the project “Influenza Pathogenesis and Immunology”.

  • 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.

The ideal candidate should have good communication skills, good organizational skills, proficiency with standard software programs (Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Word), and be capable of working independently. Candidates should have a strong academic record with a background in science or mathematics. Previous laboratory experience is a plus but is not required. The job will involve a variety of scientific techniques including PCR, tissue culture, flow cytometry, ELISA, ELISpot, and DNA sequence analysis.

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Job Number 45598

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Micro/Immun: Admin

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

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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