Emory

  • Academic Research Scientist, Department of Endocrinology

    Job Number
    25522
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Medicine: Endocrinology
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.
    Job Category
    Laboratory
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    • The Academic Research Scientist functions as a highly skilled contributor/researcher and has significant authorship on publications and advanced knowledge and expertise of laboratory and experimental platforms necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs.
    • Staff Scientists will have leadership responsibilities, and will oversee quality and training of other team members.
    • Duties include designing, developing and conducting research experiments.
    • Will have expert knowledge and skills specific to the related program and advanced knowledge of methods of analyzing data from experimental platforms.
    • May assist in grant and other funding applications as necessary and appropriate, or with approval of the responsible faculty director, may have their own research projects and/or have full responsibilities for specific areas of a program.
    • With approval of the leading Emory faculty member a Scientist may be the principal investigator on grant proposals.
    • Performs other responsibilities as required.


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • PhD or MD and ten years of professional level experience OR Master's degree and fifteen years of professional level experience in a technical or research lab.
    • Laboratory experience will be based on area of assignment.
    • Internship experience or experience prior to attaining the qualifying degree is not considered eligible work experience for this job classification.

    Additional Details

    This position will perform NIH and VA funded biomedical research into the intersection of the immune and skeletal systems.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Outstanding communications skills, both written and spoken.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction, but also function well in a team environment.
    • Strong expertise in flow cytometry and in animal work such as mice anesthesia, injections, and minor surgical procedures, etc.
    • Working knowledge of standard PC or Mac software. 

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