Emory

Assistant Academic Research Scientist

Job Number
67539
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Peds: Children's Hrt Ctr
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Laboratory
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta

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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.

Description

The Assistant Academic Research Scientist work under minimal supervision performing a wide range of highly technical and complex tasks necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs.  You should have knowledge of Epidemiology and advanced statistical methods to analyze, develop and implement strategies to address chronic health issues and quality of life related to the public health issue of the population with Congenital Heart Diseases (CHD). 

Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Academic Research Scientist performs a wide range of highly technical and complex tasks necessary to advance basic and/or translational research programs.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for working with experimental platforms specific to the hiring Program.
  • Duties will include but are not limited to experimental design, data analysis, and interpretation and communication of results of basic and/or translational research.
  • Will be required to review literature and apply advanced knowledge, skills, and input necessary for protocol development.
  • May assist in grant and other funding applications, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

  • Designs, manages, and evaluates large, case control studies within large multicenter clinical registries.
  • Thoroughly understands and executes study protocols and procedures to ensure accurate and consistent collection of data.
  • Provides technical expertise and advice on study design and data analysis using a variety of statistical methods.
  • May provide assistance with interpretation of statistical analysis for peer review.
  • Contributes to or develops grant proposals, protocols, data analysis plans and management, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.
  • Assists in developing and submitting grant proposals and may participate in peer-reviewed manuscript authorship and occasional travel to scientific conferences.
  • Supervises research trainees by orienting, and training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Applicants applying with a M.D. or equivalent degree must be eligible for a Georgia medical license to meet the minimum qualifications.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICAITONS:

  • MS or PhD in Epidemiology or Biostatistics.
  • Two years prior work experience preferred but not required

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

 

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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