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.

Additional Details

  • Run mouse colony , including the development of breeding strategies for knockout, transgenic and conditional knockout mouse strain along with phenotyping and genotyping techniques

  • Help with the acquisition of mouse strains from different academic institutions as well as shipment of mouse strains requested by other universities

  • Collaborate with other researchers as well as run scientific experiments as needed

  • Being a liaise with research administrations, including the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, the Environmental Health and Safety Office, and the Office of Technology Transfer

  • Maintain lab safety records and prepare SOPs for the laboratories

  • Help with the preparation of Material Transfer Agreements between the laboratory and other scientific institutions

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Job Number 32172

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 animals., Working with radioactive materials or devices.

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