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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Laboratory Assistant in Decatur, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • Performs routine laboratory and general clerical tasks necessary for daily operation of laboratory

  • Collects, prepares, cleans and stores glassware and other lab equipment

  • Stocks and prepares media, reagents, chemical solutions and stains

  • Maintains records and files

  • Sets up laboratory and research equipment as directed

  • Assists research and laboratory personnel with experiments and procedures

  • 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


  • Establish and maintain laboratory, greenhouse, and field experiments

  • Laboratory and field measurements of soil, water, plant, and gas sample analyses

  • Data collection and interpretation of results

  • Supervise undergraduate student interns

  • Participate in regular meetings

  • Help with preparation of project outcomes


  • A high school diploma or equivalent

  • One year of related experience


  • A BS degree in environmental science, soil science, agronomy, plant science, microbiology, ecology, geology, or related discipline

  • Candidates with experience in handling laboratory (biogeochemical analysis), greenhouse, and field experiments in agricultural and related research will receive priority

Please submit a CV and a cover letter to indicate related experience as a single PDF file through the online portal. Interested candidates can contact Dr. Debjani Sihi ( for more information. The review of applications will start immediately. Expected start date is September 15, 2021, but it can be negotiated.

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 employees.

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Job Number 73591

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Environmental Science

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

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Clairmont Campus

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