Laboratory Assistant - Wharton Lab - School of Nursing

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Nursing
SON:Office of Nursing Research
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Clinical & Nursing Support
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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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.


The Wharton Lab of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing is looking for a Laboratory Assistant for a full time position, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, no overtime. 



  • Performs routine laboratory and general clerical tasks necessary for daily operation of laboratory.
  • Collects, prepares, cleans and stores glassware and other lab equipment.
  • Stocks and prepares media, reagents, chemical solutions and stains.
  • Maintains records and files.
  • Sets up laboratory and research equipment as directed.
  • Assists Laboratory Director and Laboratory Manager with procedures, labeling, autoclave, sample transfer storage and tracking. 
  • Assists research and laboratory personnel with experiments and procedures, and port processing analyses. 
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.
  • Will perform phlebotomy duties.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of related experience.


  • Phlebotomy experience or willing to be training in phlebotomy for required duties. 

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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