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Research Specialist - School of Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics

Employer
Emory University
Location
Northlake, Georgia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Ecology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Discover Your Career at Emory University:
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

Description:
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Research is seeking a Research Specialist.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

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 duties to include:

May assist in protocol design.

Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

This position requires strong organizational and sample management skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

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.

The Division of Research:

It is the goal of the Division of Research to provide a strong, centralized, broad based, basic research component to the activities of the department. The division's administrative offices and core laboratories are located in the Woodruff Memorial Research Building on the Emory campus. The four major laboratory spaces occupy more than 3,000 square feet of space in which the division maintains a cell culture facility and dedicated areas for research in biochemistry, immunology, and molecular biology.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:
For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University's School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.

As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture:
Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at (phone number removed) (V) | (phone number removed) (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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