The Cardiomyocyte Stem Cell Laboratory sponsored by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Tech, and Emory University is seeking a research specialist to work on human pluripotent stem cells. 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. The candidate is expected to conduct independent research and provide technical support to postdoctoral fellows.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in cellular and molecular technology such as cell culture, flow cytometry analysis and qRT PCR are highly preferred. This position requires excellent skills in problem solving, communication, and record keeping. BS or MS degree in Cell Biology or related discipline.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.