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Emory National Primate Research Center:
Dedicated to discovering causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of disease, Emory National Primate Research Center (EPC) is improving human and animal health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, EPC conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at http://enprc.emory.edu
The MHC Tetramer Core Facility seeks a full-time protein chemist at the level of Lead Research Specialist or above. Responsibilities of the position include: (1) using established methods to purify proteins from tissue culture supernatants; (2) development of novel protein purification protocols for research projects; (3) performance of quality control assays including gel electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, and other advanced biophysical techniques; (4) maintenance of records in established laboratory databases; (5) participation in laboratory team activities including preparation of client orders, packing and shipping; (6) management of collection of chromatography work stations; and (7) additional research projects according to interests and skills.
The MHC Tetramer Core Facility has been continuously funded by an NIH contract since 1999. We are a team of 10-12 people dedicated to the production and distribution of reagents to investigators across the globe that use them to identify antigen-specific T cells.
Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what we do at EPC to help advance science and improve the health and well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone with laboratory research experience who is familiar with T Cell responses to viruses, bacteria, and other model antigens, this is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community.
The ideal candidate should be motivated, dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and passion for research. The Research Specialist will be a team player who is willing to learn on the job and collaborate with lab members and center members. The Research Specialist will work to ensure the highest quality of laboratory research support, and has good communication skills with co-workers, the management team, PI’s, research staff, students, and other support services.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING STATEMENT:
Emory NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include an INA and criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, drug screening, requirement of various vaccinations, and health assessment. Employment is contingent upon a clear background screening.