Emory University Senior Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

Description

Independently performs a wide range of highly technical and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Performs a variety of molecular virology techniques including cloning, restriction digestion, ligation, gel electrophoresis, sequencing, RT-PCR

  • Performs cell culture, RSV viral infection and titration, protein quantification using Western blotting

  • Performs a variety of immunologic assays including ELISAs, neutralizing antibody assays, ADCC assays, and cytokine analysis

  • Performs experiments in BALB/c mice involving infection with RSV and analysis of immune responses

  • Contributes to the design and planning of the above experiments

  • Contributes to data analysis of the above experiments using software such as Microsoft Excel and GraphPad Prism

  • Contributes to laboratory maintenance and supply ordering

  • Contributes to grants, presentations, and/or manuscript publications as appropriate

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and four years of research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

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Job Number 27461

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Infectious Disease

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Laboratory

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322