Emory

  • Senior Research Specialist

    Job Number
    27461
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Peds: Infectious Disease
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
    Job Category
    Laboratory
  • Description

    Independently performs a wide range of highly technical and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.

     

    Job responsibilities include:

    • Performs a variety of molecular virology techniques including cloning, restriction digestion, ligation, gel electrophoresis, sequencing, RT-PCR
    • Performs cell culture, RSV viral infection and titration, protein quantification using Western blotting
    • Performs a variety of immunologic assays including ELISAs, neutralizing antibody assays, ADCC assays, and cytokine analysis
    • Performs experiments in BALB/c mice involving infection with RSV and analysis of immune responses
    • Contributes to the design and planning of the above experiments
    • Contributes to data analysis of the above experiments using software such as Microsoft Excel and GraphPad Prism
    • Contributes to laboratory maintenance and supply ordering
    • Contributes to grants, presentations, and/or manuscript publications as appropriate

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and four years of research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

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