Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Specialist; School of Medicine - Pediatrics in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Children's Clinical and Translational Discovery Core (CTDC) is searching for a research specialist to join our team of hard working and motivated scientists to support investigators conducting basic science, epidemiological, translational, and clinical pediatric research to promote childhood health. Our mission is to provide laboratory research services and access to biological samples that represent a variety of diagnoses and healthy volunteers.
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.
ADDITIONAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Process a variety of human biological samples for various clinical trial studies, generate itemized summary reports, ship samples, maintain laboratory inventory, and act as liaison between the core and clinical research coordinators.
The CTDC collaborates with the Pediatric/Winship Flow Cytometry Core and serves as the central biorepository for clinical specimens related to the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) Tech program.
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Clinical specimen processing (fresh whole blood, PBMC, plasma, serum, urine, saliva, etc.)
Basic laboratory bench skills (micropipetting, aseptic technique, centrifugation, etc.)
BSL2 and/or BSL2-enhanced training
Written and oral communication
Pursuing a degree in a biology or medicine-related field.
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 112233
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Peds: Leukemia Lymphoma
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
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