Research Specialist
Emory University - Atlanta, GA

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Job Title
Research Specialist

Job Requisition ID

School Of Medicine

726000:SOM: Pharmacology

Full/Part Time


Minimum Hourly $

Midpoint Hourly $

Minimum Annual $

Midpoint Annual $

Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION: 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


Preferred Qualifications
Experience in independent research and coursework in genetics and/or developmental and cell biology preferred.

Additional Job Details
Dr. Renee Read in the Department of Pharmacology seeks a new research specialist to contribute to the development of a new research program that focuses on the biology and genetics of brain cancer and normal brain development using novel model systems. This will involve managing installation of new laboratory equipment and executing research projects. The research specialist will be expected to perform inventory of chemicals and reagents, maintaining biological samples, record data, and keep detailed laboratory records.

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