Emory Healthcare/Emory University Senior Research Specialist - School of Medicine, Cell Biology in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Lab of Francisco J. Alvarez in the Department of Cell Biology seeks a laboratory technician for this research specialist position. The goals of our lab are to understand the development of motor circuits in the spinal cord during maturation of motor control in newborns and then tests the changes in synapses and circuits that occur after injury or neurodegenerative diseases https://cellbio.emory.edu/alvarez/index.html
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.
Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.
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.
In addition to the above job description this person will be trained in the handling of mice for keep our transgenic mouse colonies.
These include, breeding, weaning, genotyping and euthanasia and keep detail records of all breeding lines.
Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and four years of research experience,
OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
- Candidates with a background in transgenic mice husbandry and breeding, PCR, immunocytochemistry and/or fluorescence microscopy.
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 109445
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Cell Biology: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working in a laboratory, Working with animals.
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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