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 Sampson Lab in the Dept. of Cell Biology is actively recruiting a Lead Research Specialist to provide critical support towards projects focused on the role of the microbiome in neurological disease. In particular, the candidate will assist in the molecular characterization of microbiome influences across a broad range of conditions- including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and traumatic injury.
Candidate will support an active and diverse team of graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, as well as assist in daily lab management duties.
With minimal supervision, the candidate will perform responsibilities including:
-Standard molecular biology assays, such as bacterial culture, PCR, qPCR, ELISA, and Western blotting.
-Maintain general laboratory environment, preparation of media and buffer stocks.
-Assist in ordering, shipping, and receiving of laboratory equipment and supplies
-Monitors laboratory compliance with institutional safety requirements.
The Lead Research Specialist, under minimal supervision, performs a variety of specialized and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (optional):
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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