Emory University Research Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia
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.
Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Bachelors or Masters degree.
Highly desired skills include good communication skills, good organizational skills, proficiency with standard software programs (Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Word), and be capable of working independently.
A strong academic record with a background in science or mathematics is highly desired.
Previous laboratory experience is a plus but is not required.
The job will involve a variety of scientific techniques including PCR, tissue culture, flow cytometry, ELISA, ELISpot, and DNA sequence analysis.
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Job Number 32173
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Micro/Immun: Admin
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
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