Emory Healthcare/Emory University Senior Research Specialist, Molecular Biology in Atlanta, Georgia
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This position will include responsibilities for working with scientists to profile lymphocyte repertoires through flow cytometry and next generation sequencing. Common tasks will include, but are not limited to, isolation of lymphocytes from human samples, RNA extraction and PCR amplification, general flow cytometry and cell sorting of human B cell populations, and organization and tracking samples. The successful candidate will be capable of working independently, will have strong organization skills, and have excellent communication (both oral and written).
Independently performs a wide range of highly technical and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
Devises highly specialized research procedures by applying a knowledge of advanced research techniques and equipment.
Provides input to protocol development.
Serves as a technical resource for other research personnel.
Analyzes and interprets the results of studies.
Investigates and recommends alternative approaches to improve the quality of results.
Trains research staff in specialized procedures and theoretical concepts for unique tests.
Recommends new equipment and supplies needed for specialized procedures.
Provides input into the development of departmental goals and objectives.
May assist in grant and other funding application preparation.
Review literature for related research developments and techniques.
Prepares written materials, charts and graphs on specialized techniques and research results for publication or presentation.
Oversees quality assurance of research performed by others.
Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and four years of research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Previous experience working with RNA, reverse transcription, and PCR techniques.
Knowledge of general cell culture and lymphocyte isolation techniques.
Flow cytometry and cell sorting.
Working knowledge of typical computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Position may include occasional hours outside of usual business hours.
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 89907
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Medicine: Immunology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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