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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Supv, Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

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A team member with a research background and project management experience is sought who will play a central role in the support of research operations within the Tirouvanziam Laboratory at Emory University School of Medicine ().

  • Oversees laboratory operations. Provides support for ordering of supplies. Is responsible for good laboratory practice implementation. Recommends new initiatives consistent with lab greening and sustainability practices.

  • Administers research programs/studies by supervising research personnel. Participates in lab meetings and project planning. Develops, implements and evaluates research protocols, techniques and procedures.

  • Recommends new equipment and supply purchases; investigates equipment malfunctions and schedules maintenance/repair. Monitors quality control of media, reagents and cleaning procedures and addresses any problems.

  • Keeps abreast of safety procedures and monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances. Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Supervises staff by orienting, training and providing performance feedback. Provides expertise and training in methodology, basic laboratory procedures and equipment operation.

  • Maintains routine cell cultures for use by researchers in the laboratory.

  • Performs a wide range of laboratory tests, specimen preparation and experimental procedures for routine and specialized studies. Selects or develops effective research methodologies. Collects and analyzes results of studies and provides interpretation of results. Co-authors publications with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows based on research findings.

  • Prepares and monitors research-related budgets. Assists in developing and submitting grant proposals and in monitoring grant expenditures. Advises principal investigator of changes in reporting or accounting requirements and assists researchers in meeting requirements.

  • Oversees the planning, logistics and implementation of laboratory events such as team lunch meetings, annual laboratory retreat, welcoming of visiting scientists, occasional workshops, etc.

  • Participates in developing and implementing various program related communications such as websites, newsletters, publications, and multimedia or video productions.

  • Administers research programs/studies by: hiring and supervising research personnel; participating in project planning; and developing, implementing and evaluating research protocols, techniques and procedures. Supervises staff by orienting, training and providing performance feedback.

  • Provides expertise and training in methodology, basic laboratory procedures and equipment operation.

  • Prepares and monitors research related budgets.

  • Assists in developing and submitting grant proposals and in monitoring grant expenditures.

  • Advises principal investigator of changes in reporting or accounting requirements and assists researchers in meeting requirements.

  • Develops models for patents, licensing and manufacturing agreements with researchers. Monitors and enforces the contracts and monetary returns for products developed through research.

  • Performs a wide range of laboratory tests, specimen preparation and experimental procedures for routine and specialized studies.

  • Selects or develops effective research methodologies.

  • Collects and analyzes results of studies and provides interpretation of results. Co-authors or authors publications based on laboratory research and findings.

  • Recommends new equipment and supply purchases; investigates equipment malfunctions and schedules maintenance/repair.

  • Monitors quality control of media, reagents and cleaning procedures and addresses any problems. Keeps abreast of safety procedures and 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a related science field and four years of research experience of which one year is in a supervisory role in a laboratory, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with 10 or more years of research experience. Human research experience, CITI, bloodborne pathogens and Green Labs certification.

NOTE: Employees in this classification are required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents (specifically, seasonal flu virus).

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Job Number 47817

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Cystic Fibrosis

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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

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