Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist, Lead; School of Medicine - Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia
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The recently combined Emory Pediatrics and Winship Flow Cytometry Core (Emory Advanced Cytometry Core) is looking for a person to fill the position of Research Specialist, Lead. This is a great opportunity to join a very busy core laboratory. In the past six months the core has invested over $1.2 million dollars in state-of-the-art equipment to meet its research goals including a new 5-laser Aurora Cell Sorter.
Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of specialized and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques.
May assist in protocol design.
Investigates and proposes alternative experimental procedures for consideration by a principal investigator.
Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures.
Analyzes and interprets results of studies.
Demonstrates and trains others in the proper use/operation of laboratory techniques and equipment.
Calibrates, troubleshoots and performs routine repair and maintenance of equipment.
Reviews literature for related research developments and techniques and compiles findings.
Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards.
Records results of studies, compiles and analyzes data and prepares charts and graphs.
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.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active person to fulfil our current needs:
Assists in the day to day running of the Pediatrics Flow Cytometry Core Facility.
Provide Cell Sorting Services
Serves as a key resource in technical and scientific areas related to scientific consulting services, including experimental design, sample preparation, and protocol development for a diverse array of users from multiple disciplines, including immunology, oncology, biochemistry, hematology, and pathology.
Train users in the running of all flow analyzers and other core related instruments.
Documents all training, instrument breakdowns and repairs.
Liaise with service support personnel when required.
Ordering of supplies as needed.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
- Candidates with prior experience with flow cytometers and cell sorters is strongly desired. Full training will be provided.
NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 108925
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Sickle Cell
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor