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Job Number
94035
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Decatur
Location : Name
Hope Clinic
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Research & Research Administration
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center is an international Center of Excellence in clinical and translational research in infectious diseases vaccines, treatment, and prevention. The mission of the Hope Clinic is to conduct human research studies and clinical trials for infectious diseases of public health importance. The clinical studies encompass vaccines, treatments, prevention, community-based research, and laboratory-based translational human immunology.  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Handles administrative activities generally associated with the conduct of clinical trials.
  • Provides guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Manages research project databases, develops flow sheets and other study related documents, and completes source documents/case report forms.
  • Interfaces with research participants, determines eligibility and consents study participants according to protocol.
  • Approves orders for supplies and equipment maintenance.
  • Assists in developing recruitment strategies and conducting screenings for study participants including interviews and questionnaires.
  • Supervises collection of study specimens and processing.
  • Establishes case packages for study procedures, monitors scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinates other services as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with research protocols, reviews case report forms and audits for accuracy with source documents, attends monitoring meetings with sponsors.
  • Prepares regulatory submissions.
  • With appropriate credentialing and training.
  • May perform phlebotomy or diagnostics.
  • Performs related approved responsibilities as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(1.) High School Diploma or GED and five years of clinical research experience. OR

(2.) Two years of college in a scientific, health related, or business administration program and three years clinical research experience OR

(3.) Licensed as a practical nurse (LPN) and two years clinical research experience OR

(4.) Bachelor's degree in a scientific, health related, or business administration related program and one year of clinical research experience OR

(5.) Master's degree, MD or PhD in a scientific, health related or business administration program

 

This position is intended to support clinical research and all clinical training requirements must be tracked and monitored through Emory Healthcare under the credentialing category of CLINICAL RESEARCHER.

 

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
93999
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Decatur
Location : Name
Hope Clinic
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center is an international Center of Excellence in clinical and translational research in infectious diseases vaccines, treatment, and prevention. The mission of the Hope Clinic is to conduct human research studies and clinical trials for infectious diseases of public health importance. The clinical studies encompass vaccines, treatments, prevention, community-based research, and laboratory-based translational human immunology.  

 

This is a specimen processing position. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of specialized and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques.
  • May assist in protocol design.
  • Investigates and proposes alternative experimental procedures for consideration by a principal investigator.
  • Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures.
  • Analyzes and interprets results of studies.
  • Demonstrates and trains others in the proper use/operation of laboratory techniques and equipment.
  • Calibrates, troubleshoots and performs routine repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Reviews literature for related research developments and techniques and compiles findings.
  • Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards.
  • Records results of studies, compiles and analyzes data and prepares charts and graphs.
  • Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances. Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

 

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
93985
Division
Emory College
Department
ECAS: Chemistry
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Associate Managing Director reports to and works in close partnership with the Director/Principal Investigator and the management team to administer this large, technically complex and continuously evolving Center and the Institute. The Associate Managing Director serves as manager and central administrator for the new Institute, acting within the policies and procedures of the Institute, the University and the Beyond CCHF Cooperative Agreement, to achieve Institute Goals. Specific responsibilities include Institute-wide coordination and planning of activities, financial management, budget preparation, facilities support, grant administration, human resources, and general administration. Emory University is the lead institution and the Institute will involve 15-20 other partner universities, and as such, the Associate Managing Director will need to serve as liaison between administrative and research personnel at the various partner institutions.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Directs special projects for a non-central division or department.
  • Manages the strategic planning process and oversees progress toward achieving project goals.
  • Develops and administers project budgets. Participates in the identification of funding sources, initiatives and strategies.
  • Prepares communication documents for articles, reports, and/or presentations. Develops short and long term project goals and objectives.
  • Represents and promotes projects at speaking engagements and with various constituencies.
  • Conducts research, analyzes data and identifies and summarizes trends. Develops and prepares reports.
  • Serves as a liaison with other university departments and represents projects at meetings and events.
  • May hire, supervise, and evaluate staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

  • The Associate Managing Director will support the Managing Director in research, administrative and integrative activities of the NSF Center for Selective C–H Functionalization (CCHF), a National Science Foundation Center for Chemical Innovation, as well as the new Beyond CCHF: The Catalysis Innovation Institute.
  • The Associate Managing Director will interact regularly with the CCHF Managing Director, the Director, the CCHF Governance Committee, and the leadership of the Center Research and Integrative Activities. This may also include individuals not directly involved in the Center/Institute, including the Chairs, financial managers and sponsored program officers of the departments associated with the Center/Institute investigators.
  • The purpose of these contacts will be to support further and review the progress of the Center and the Institute.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree and five years of project management or related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Proficiency with various computer software packages.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters or Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field.
  • Research experience in catalysis or organic synthesis would be beneficial.
  • Experience working in a research setting - academic institution, national laboratory, research institute, and/or startups, etc.
  • Demonstrated project management and business communication skills.
  • Experience in large scale virtual communications and web site management would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of university-corporate relations, research administration, and finance management would be beneficial.
  • Looking for: ability to problem solve, independence, critical thinking, collaborative, detail-oriented, assertive communication.

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.

Job Number
93835
Division
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
Department
Winship Clinical Trials
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Bldg B
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Research & Research Administration
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Coordinates implements and evaluates clinical research trials, studies and projects.
  • Provides direction in the development of research protocols.
  • Recruits and screens potential study participants, and develops and conducts patient and family education accordingly.
  • Oversees financial accounts to ensure operations remain within approved levels.
  • Performs patient evaluations, administers medications and research instruments and provides nursing support to perform specialized diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures.
  • Makes referrals to in-house or community professionals and serves as clinical resource.
  • Collects data, assists in developing data collection systems and compiles reports.
  • May provide infusion duties.
  • Assists in writing research grants, publications in medical and nursing literature, study materials, brochures and correspondence.
  • Provides direction and may supervise other Research Nurses or other support members.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia and three years of related nursing experience.
  • Must be credentialed through Emory Healthcare under the category of RN II.
Job Number
93799
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (IDCRC) is a cooperative agreement supported by NIH/NIAID and provides a fast-paced, dynamic environment that engages multiple institutions in a nationwide consortium, www.IDCRC.org. This position is part of the Leadership Operations Center (LOC) of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium Leadership Group (LG). IDCRC is a NIH award to support the planning and implementation of clinical research that addresses the scientific priorities of NIAID in evaluating vaccines, other preventive biologics, therapeutics, diagnostics, including prognostics and predictive markers, and devices or the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases (malaria/neglected tropical diseases, sexually transmitted infections, respiratory infections, and enteric diseases).


As part of the management team, collaborates with senior leadership to manage and execute special projects and to provide business support related to budget and finance and general operations. Attends meetings with leadership, develops and manages work plans, and ensures or facilitates appropriate follow up. Collaborates with others to facilitate projects and ensure timelines and action plans are accomplished. Prepares and assists in budget analyses. Ensures the integrity and accuracy of financial information and reporting.

 

Develops, administers, and monitors budgets, accounts, policies and procedures relating to operational activities. Ensures that awarded grants conform to defined budget parameters and projects budget needs to accommodate future grant funding changes. Ensures the preparation of operational reports for management and regulatory agencies.

 

In collaboration with the Research Administration Service (RAS), assists with pre-award and post-award grants management. Assists with preparing and collecting budgets, budget narratives, letters of intent and other pre-award documentation. Assists with providing post-award account management, reconciliation, and resolution. Research and resolve grants management issues using Compass, Express, Emory Business Intelligence, and other University systems. Advises and interprets research funding award notices, monitors accounting and procurement expenditures consistent with regulatory and University practices. Assist with reviewing, approving, and tracking invoices, as needed. Coordinates the correction of account balances, resolves funding issues and maintains proper accounting controls and procedures while ensuring compliance with government and University regulations. Provide significant contributions to the IDCRC LG’s Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) and Financial Status Report (FSR) annual reports. Prepare and analyze financial reports. May review grant funding source compliance.

 

In collaboration with OSP and external partners, facilitate the review and execution of non-monetary agreements such as confidentiality agreements (CDAs) and materials transfer agreements (MTAs) in support of the IDCRC’s structure. Facilitate work with all parties to expeditiously resolve contractual issues.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Directs special projects for a non-central division or department.
  • Manages the strategic planning process and oversees progress toward achieving project goals.
  • Develops and administers project budgets.
  • Participates in the identification of funding sources, initiatives and strategies.
  • Prepares communication documents for articles, reports, and/or presentations.
  • Develops short and long term project goals and objectives.
  • Represents and promotes projects at speaking engagements and with various constituencies.
  • Conducts research, analyzes data and identifies and summarizes trends.
  • Develops and prepares reports.
  • Serves as a liaison with other university departments and represents projects at meetings and events.
  • May hire, supervise and evaluate staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree and five years of project management or related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Proficiency with various computer software packages.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate should be comfortable working in an environment where prioritization of duties may change. Candidate should be flexible and open to taking on new duties as the network’s priorities shift. The selected candidate should attend all requested training sessions and meetings in which the candidate may be asked to take minutes.

 

The ideal candidate for this job has familiarity and experience with clinical trial operations including a working knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for conducting clinical research studies under government regulations.

 

Applicants should be comfortable collaborating with senior, executive leadership from multiple institutions and be proficient working in the following: Emory University Grants and Financial Management systems; Microsoft Excel; Sharepoint; Zoom; Redcap. Experience working with Smartsheet, Lucidchart, JotForm and Qualtrics is preferred.

 

A Master’s Degree is strongly preferred.

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
93538
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Peds: HemThrom
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Research Specialist or Lead Research Specialist position will involve regular maintenance of mice colonies in the laboratory, assisting in planning and performing research procedures on mice, and performing other related laboratory and research tasks.  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR RESEARCH SPECIALIST:

  • 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.  

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR LEAD RESEARCH SPECIALIST:  

  • Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of specialized and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures. 
  • Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques.  
  • May assist in protocol design. Investigates and proposes alternative experimental procedures for consideration by a principal investigator. 
  • Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures. Analyzes and interprets results of studies.  
  • Demonstrates and trains others in the proper use/operation of laboratory techniques and equipment.  
  • Calibrates, troubleshoots and performs routine repair and maintenance of equipment.  
  • Reviews literature for related research developments and techniques and compiles findings.  
  • Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards.  
  • Records results of studies, compiles and analyzes data and prepares charts and graphs.  
  • Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances.  

ADDITIONAL FOR BOTH ROLES: 

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.  
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Both levels require a Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. 
  • The Lead role also requires two years of research experience. 

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Prior experience in animal models. 

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.

Job Number
93508
Division
Emory Primate Center
Department
EPC: Animal Care Field Station
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Lawrenceville
Location : Name
EPC Field Station
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Division of Animal Resources at the Emory National Primate Research Center at Emory University is currently seeking a full time Animal Care Technician I to join our dedicated Animal Care team located in Lawrenceville, GA to assist with husbandry and activities related to the daily operations of the NHP. Observing all established guidelines for proper care and welfare of the animals, the ideal candidate will be motivated, dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and compassion for both animals and people. This is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community.

 

The Animal Care Technician I ensure the cleanliness of the facility and the maintenance of adequate supplies of food and bedding materials, including PPE. The Animal Care Technician I will work together with other technicians according to a schedule prepared by the Animal Care Supervisors. The Animal Care Technician I ensure the highest quality of laboratory animal care and research support, and has good communication skills with co-workers, the management team, PI’s, research staff, students, and other support services. This position reports directly to the Animal Care Supervisor. This position is considered essential and requires some weekend and holiday work as part of a rotating schedule.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Performs routine duties associated with animal care in a research setting.
  • Prepares food and feeds animals, maintains sanitary conditions, observes animal conditions and behavior, and collects animal specimens.
  • May assist in animal restraint, maintaining animal housing and minor cage maintenance.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of animal husbandry or related animal care experience OR two years of animal husbandry experience in a laboratory animal facility.
  • The ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Positions in this classification may require a valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated outstanding working habits, including the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an animal research environment requiring continuous contact with animals.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand established guidelines for humane care and welfare of laboratory animals as described by AAALAC.
  • Working knowledge of hygiene principles, vivarium safety protocols and basic animal husbandry.
  • Certifications issued by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AAALAS).
  • Experience working in a biosafety environment.
  • Demonstrated computer skills proficiency

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Hours/Weekends/Holidays - 7:30- a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday alternating weekends and Holidays.
  • This position has an indoor/outdoor work environment that may require working in inclement weather conditions.
  • This position also requires exposure to bio hazards and potentially dangerous animals.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical laboratory environment.
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as well as move/push heavy racks a short distance.
  • Requires the ability to bend, kneel, and/or squat.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING STATEMENT:
Emory NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include an INA and criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, drug screening, and health assessment. Employment is contingent upon a clear background screening.

 

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
93504
Division
Office Information Technology
Department
OIT: Tech Ops Center -Night
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Information Technology
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Network Analyst Technician is a central university office position that supports the configuration, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of network services and devices. In the Network Operations Center, this position will also monitor critical processes for Emory's enterprise-wide systems and applications, monitors data downloads to ensure job completions, and addresses interruptions and failures.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Interacts with others to resolve issues within a timely manner.
  • Maintains 24 x 7 coverage and support, including on-call support, to assist with restoring service and maintaining agreed upon service levels.
  • Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots network services and devices.
  • Interacts with customers to resolve network issues.
  • Performs inspections and upgrades.
  • Develops and maintains documentation.
  • Has strong technical aptitude about troubleshooting and testing activities related to network services.
  • Has the aptitude to perform troubleshooting, testing, scripting and coding.
  • Assists with systems, provides support without direction, and support modifications/changes to configuration.
  • Reports to the NOC Manager, or the Run or Build Manager of Network Services.
  • Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An associates degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field,

AND

  • 2+ years of NOC or Engineer experience managing and monitoring network services, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations v3 certification and/or Network Administration certification(s) (e.g., Cisco Certified Network Administrator [CCNA], etc.) preferred.
  • Strong working experience in relational database, SQL, and related technologies.
  • Working knowledge of the command line interface.
  • Working knowledge of SMARTS (Ionix), Netcool, Solarwinds, or equivalent systems.
  • Familiarity with DNS BIND, Wireless and VoIP.
  • Network Analysts/Techs in the NOC should also have a working knowledge of Control-M and production support tools and systems (e.g., MVS, Millennium, JES, CICS, $AVRS, VTAM, Siemens Building Facilities, etc.).
  • Valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.

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.

Job Number
93403
Division
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
Department
Winship Clinical Trials
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Bldg C
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Research & Research Administration
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Independently manages significant and key aspects of a large clinical trial or all aspects of one or more small trials, or research projects.
  • Trains and provides guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Oversees data management for research projects. Interfaces with research participants and resolves issues related to study protocols.
  • Authorizes purchases for supplies and equipment maintenance.
  • Determines effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long term clinical trials.
  • Periodically audits operations including laboratory procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; provides leadership in identifying and implementing corrective actions/processes.
  • Monitors IRB submissions and responds to requests and questions.
  • Interfaces with study sponsors, monitors and reports SAEs; resolves study queries.
  • Provides leadership in determining, recommending, and implementing improvements to policies/processes.
  • Assists in developing grant proposals and protocols.
  • With appropriate credentialing and training may perform phlebotomy, specimens collection or diagnostics.
  • May perform some supervisory duties.
  • Performs related approved responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(1.) High School Diploma or GED and seven years of clinical research experience. OR

(2.) Two years of college in a scientific, health related or business administration program and five years of clinical research experience OR

(3.) Licensed as a Practical Nurse (LPN) and four years of clinical research experience OR

(4.) Bachelor's degree in a scientific, health related or business administration program and three years clinical research experience OR

(5.) Master's degree, MD or PhD in a scientific, health related or business administration program and one year of clinical research experience Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) preferred.

 

This position is intended to support clinical research and all clinical training requirements must be tracked and monitored through Emory Healthcare under the credentialing category of CLINICAL RESEARCHER.

Job Number
93376
Division
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
Department
Winship Clinical Trials
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Bldg B
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Research & Research Administration
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Supervisor, Clinical Research Data Team (SCRDT) supports the research program within the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) of Winship Cancer Institute (WCI) at Emory University.
  • The SCRDT is responsible for overseeing the data activity of complex research trials.
  • This role collaborates with the clinical and regulatory teams to document and report study patient enrollment, treatment, and follow-up information into databases as specified by research protocols.
  • This position is responsible for the implementation and conduct of data management and compliance of multiple research projects and interacts closely with institutional investigators, study sponsors, and the study team.
  • The SCRDT is responsible for providing guidance and supporting training of DC I and DC II positions.
  • The SCRDT serves as a resource regarding clinical research and compliance for Investigators, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pathologists, Radiologists, and other Healthcare personnel involved in the care and management of patients at WCI.

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Provide supervision and day-to-day oversight to the Data Coordinators Is and IIs
  • Develop database clinical trial data specification and metrics, to decrease data delinquencies, missing documents, data accuracy query logic and data validation
  • Responsible for double-data entry (DDE) and quality management of data entry for NCTN, IIT and sponsor clinical trials
  • Create and maintain project Data Management documentations (Data Management Plan)
  • Extract and monitor clinical trial data to identify issues or trends reporting this information to Winship CTO Leadership
  • Ensure clinical trials data within EDC, OnCore, EPIC, and sponsor CTMS is in quality to lock/unlock and freeze/unfreeze as appropriate for statistical review, interim review, and final database lock ¿ included but not limited to data reconciliation
  • Manage data inspections and/or audits with clinical trials monitors, FDA inspectors, NCTN auditors, quality management, data safety and monitoring committee and Emory CTAC
  • Ensures data system compliance by following the established guidelines of national regulatory authorities
  • Independently responsible for all aspects of clinical data management including creation and collection of source documents, completion of case report forms, and tracking and reporting of serious adverse events.
  • Reviews and analyzes information from medical records (clinic notes, pathology reports, radiology reports, patient questionnaires, etc.) to extract data for all assigned research protocols including but not limited to industry, cooperative group, and investigator-initiated studies.
  • Attends study team meetings and provides updates to study team members regarding protocol data management activities, including data entry timelines, database locks, unique study requirements, and query management. Also provides support, ongoing education and updates to study team members, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals regarding data-related protocol activities.
  • Provides onboarding, training, and quality assurance of CRDC I and II positions
  • Attends protocol related training meetings and completes all required study training
  • Liaises with sponsors and the in-house monitoring team, schedules monitoring visits, and addresses monitoring report findings.
  •  Leads the CRDC effort in preparing for and participating in quality control audits to verify the accuracy, completeness, and confidentiality of research data. Reports and addresses findings as appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains procedures and systems (i.e., computerized database) for research coordination and data management. Provides support to Winship¿s Informatics team as they develop and improve research information systems
  • Assures ongoing compliance with all departmental, institutional, and federal requirements and regulations and department policies. Maintains controls to assure accuracy, completeness, and confidentiality of research data.
  • Maintains confidentiality standards for all potential and enrolled patients; complies with federal Health Insurance
  • Orders and maintains equipment and supplies for research protocols and supports DC I and II as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's in a scientific, health related, or business administration program and three (3) years of clinical research data management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in electronic data capture (EDC) systems and clinical trials monitoring systems (CTMS) required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines, clinical research, clinical trials process and FDA regulations preferred. ACRP/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred within three (3) years of hire Position intended to support clinical research and all clinical training requirements must be tracked and monitored through Emory Healthcare under the credentialing category of Clinical Researcher.
  • Certification/license
Job Number
93352
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Core Labs
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Information Technology
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Installs, maintains, and monitors one or more multi-platform operating systems, utilities, and related software to meet organizational needs.
  • Supports the availability, integrity, and reliability of assigned systems.

Additional Job Details:

  • Responsible for the administration, support, and maintenance of Linux servers, and MacOS/OS X and Windows workstations, server virtualization, operating systems, and related data center and networking infrastructure in a clinical, research and academic setting.
  • Ensure system backups, syncs are complete and run on schedule.
  • Recommend and install software upgrades, patches, and firmware upgrades as needed.
  • Monitors systems performance issues and address incidents.
  • Evaluate current environment and recommend future technical direction.
  • Provide second tier support when necessary.
  • Must be highly detail oriented and committed to meet deadlines.
  • Troubleshoot TCP/IP network issues.
  • Experience with Project Management tools.
  • Ensures systems compatibility and compliancy with university, federal, and grant guidelines.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three years of operating systems analysis/administration experience OR a bachelor's degree and one year of operating systems analysis/administration experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Three years of hands-on Linux operating systems administration experience.
  • Shell scripting experience in bash, Perl, or Python.
  • Hardware and software installation and configuration.
  • Demonstrated experience working with monitoring tools.
  • RedHat certifications.
  • Bioinformatics and/or bioinformatics IT support.
  • Experience with high-performance computing environments, high-speed networking, and large (petabyte scale) storage systems.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing (AWS, Google Cloud) environments.
  • Familiarity with website design, management and maintenance.

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Job Number
93277
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Peds: Peds Rsch Ctrs
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Assists a flow cytometry facility and may supervise laboratory personnel.
  • Provides cell-sorting services to researchers to include sorting of potentially biohazardous samples.
  • Handles routine maintenance of instruments, including troubleshooting and repair of electronics, fluids, lasers, and computer components.
  • Establishes and maintains a program to authorize use of instruments by independent researchers.
  • Develops basic and advanced flow cytometry training programs.
  • Serves as a key resource in technical and scientific areas related to scientific consulting services, including experimental design, sample preparation, and protocol development for a diverse array of users from multiple disciplines, including immunology, oncology, biochemistry, hematology, and pathology.
  • Interfaces with equipment field service engineers, and ensures compliance with relevant maintenance contracts.
  • Assists with budgets, prepares billing statements and balances accounts.
  • Provides support for grant applications by assisting with data presentation and facility descriptions.
  • Maintains core laboratory web site, to include information on recharge rates, online scheduling, scientific protocols, and links to other related web sites.
  • Performs responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a biological science or medical technology and one year of related experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
  • Demonstrated expertise in immunophenotyping and flow cytometry, with documentation in the form of a portfolio of previous work.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
93265
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Medicine: Immunology
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

This position will include responsibilities for working with scientists to profile lymphocyte repertoires through flow cytometry. Common tasks will include, but are not limited to, isolation of lymphocytes from human samples, general flow cytometry and cell sorting of human B cell populations, and organization and tracking samples. The successful candidate will be capable of working independently, will have strong organization skills, and have excellent communication (both oral and written).

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of general cell culture and lymphocyte isolation techniques.
  • Flow cytometry and cell sorting.
  • Working knowledge of typical computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Position may include occasional hours outside of usual business hours.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
93264
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Medicine: Immunology
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

This position will include responsibilities for working with scientists to profile lymphocyte repertoires through flow cytometry. Common tasks will include, but are not limited to, isolation of lymphocytes from human samples, general flow cytometry and cell sorting of human B cell populations, and organization and tracking samples. The successful candidate will be capable of working independently, will have strong organization skills, and have excellent communication (both oral and written).

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of specialized and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques.
  • May assist in protocol design.
  • Investigates and proposes alternative experimental procedures for consideration by a principal investigator.
  • Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures.
  • Analyzes and interprets results of studies.
  • Demonstrates and trains others in the proper use/operation of laboratory techniques and equipment.
  • Calibrates, troubleshoots and performs routine repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Reviews literature for related research developments and techniques and compiles findings.
  • Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards.
  • Records results of studies, compiles and analyzes data and prepares charts and graphs.
  • Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of general cell culture and lymphocyte isolation techniques.
  • Flow cytometry and cell sorting.
  • Working knowledge of typical computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Position may include occasional hours outside of usual business hours.

 

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
92948
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Bldg C
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Independently performs a wide range of highly technical and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Devises highly specialized research procedures by applying a knowledge of advanced research techniques and equipment.
  • Provides input to protocol development.
  • Serves as a technical resource for other research personnel.
  • Analyzes and interprets the results of studies.
  • Investigates and recommends alternative approaches to improve the quality of results.
  • Trains research staff in specialized procedures and theoretical concepts for unique tests.
  • Recommends new equipment and supplies needed for specialized procedures.
  • Provides input into the development of departmental goals and objectives.
  • May assist in grant and other funding application preparation.
  • Review literature for related research developments and techniques.
  • Prepares written materials, charts and graphs on specialized techniques and research results for publication or presentation.
  • Oversees quality assurance of research performed by others.
  • Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous substances.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
92739
Division
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
Department
Winship Cancer Institute
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Tufts House
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Clerical & Administrative
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

The Associate Director of Public Relations at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University manages and implements public relations communications to increase awareness, visibility and positive perceptions of Winship, enhances and protects its brand reputation, informs and engages its stakeholders, promotes its programs and expertise, and advances its lifesaving mission. This role is responsible for helping position Winship as a go-to resource for cancer research, care and education and helping establish Winship experts as thought leaders. The Associate Director works proactively and reactively to lead media relations, manage reputation issues, develop internal and external messaging, and contribute to the production of a variety of multimedia, multichannel content. Reporting to and collaborating with Winship's Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, the Associate Director of Public Relations develops and executes strategic communications plans for public affairs, media relations and crisis management for the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. This role also partners with Winship marketing and communications colleagues to integrate public relations, marketing and communications.

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Generate favorable, prominent local, national and foreign press coverage by liaising with reporters and pitching stories; newsjacking to positively align Winship with applicable trending news and issues; managing media inquiries in a timely fashion; coordinating interviews and event coverage; preparing interviewees for press opportunities by providing media coaching and talking points; drafting and distributing media alerts and press releases; leading press conferences and media briefings; advising on and placing op-eds; and providing b-roll, images and background information to assist reporters
  • Exercise keen judgment and provide communications counsel in response to sensitive and critical reputation issues, anticipate and prepare for challenges, and craft messaging, talking points and statements to effectively manage crises
  • Utilize research, analytics and insights to inform, measure and report on public relations campaigns and tactics
  • Create and source content for owned and shared channels, including selecting visuals and writing and editing articles, announcements, fact sheets, presentation slides, video scripts, speeches and other news and public information materials
  • Coordinate with photographers and videographers to produce videos and photos
  • Coordinate with designers to develop print, digital and presentation materials and signage
  • Manage dissemination of communications and distribution lists
  • Interview sources and obtain quotes and background information
  • Consent subjects, fact check for accuracy, and manage consistent, quality messaging and application of brand and style standards
  • Participates in strategic communications planning for Winship; builds and maintains relationships with research, clinical and administrative faculty and staff, patients, donors, trainees, government agencies, elected officials, community organizations, affiliated institutions, news media and the general public; and collaborates with communications colleagues across Emory University and Emory Healthcare to coordinate and align on cancer-related communications.
  • May supervise staff and may support various aspects of social media, website, newsletters, publications, marketing and corporate and executive communications.
  • Supports and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; represents Winship and Emory in a professional manner; keeps a pulse on new communications tools and emerging public relations trends; and performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Potential for minimal professional travel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field, and seven years progressive experience in public relations, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • History of successfully implementing public relations campaigns and initiatives.
  • Proven expertise in media outreach and placement in top press outlets.
  • Preference given to candidates with experience working in cancer or heath care, ideally in a large academic medical center Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed to support crisis response and events.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong knowledge of Atlanta media and national medical and science media.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing crisis communications to minimal negative impact. Persuasive communicator and exceptional storyteller with excellent written, verbal and visual communications skills.
  • Thorough understanding of diverse internal and external constituencies and how to tailor and segment communications to target audiences.
  • Proficiency in use of various communications tools and channels and in managing multimedia projects.
  • Deadline driven, reliable, cool-tempered and accurate with an attention to detail.
  • Creative, idea generator critical thinker and problem solver.
  • Strong relationship management, troubleshooting and customer service skills.
  • Experience working in a nonprofit environment.
Job Number
92491
Division
Emory Primate Center
Department
EPC: Microbiology & Immunology
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description
Dedicated to discovering causes, prevention, treatments, and cures, Emory National Primate Research Center (NPRC) is fighting diseases and improving human health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, Emory NPRC conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at https://www.enprc.emory.edu/
 
The Division of Microbiology and Immunology within the Emory National Primate Research Center is currently seeking a full time Research Specialist, Lead to join our lab. Our research involves investigating the immunological mechanisms of how vaccines and adjuvants work. Specifically, we are investigating the immunological mechanisms of how different adjuvants impact the longevity of vaccine induced immunity. We are specifically studying how TLR-7/8 agonists support induction of HIV-1 vaccine specific plasma cells home to the bone marrow and SARS-Cov-2 vaccine specific plasma cells home to or reside in lymph nodes both in the non-human primate and mouse models. 
 
Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what we do at Emory to help advance science and improve the health and well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone with laboratory research experience who is familiar with cellular and molecular immunology as listed below, this is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community.  
 
The ideal candidate for this position should be:
  • Motivated, dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and passion for research.
  • A team player who is willing to learn on the job and collaborate with lab members and center members.
  • Ensuring the highest quality of laboratory research support, and has good communication skills with co-workers, the management team, PI’s, research staff, students, and other support services. 
JOB DESCRIPTION: 
  • Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of specialized and complex research and laboratory tests and procedures.
  • Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques. May assist in protocol design.
  • Investigates and proposes alternative experimental procedures for consideration by a principal investigator.
  • 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.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Skilled or familiar with Flow cytometry
  • Skilled or familiar with ELISA and ELISpot assays
  • Skilled or familiar with mouse experiments:
    • Handling mice
    • Vaccinating mice vis the sub-cutaneous, intramuscular or the intraperitoneal route of vaccination
    • Bleeding mice
    • Harvesting organs
  • Skilled or familiar with processing human and/or non-human primate PBMCs or tissues
  • Familiar with software such as Flow Jo and GraphPad Prism
  • Occasionally willing to work in the BSL-3 suite handling SARS-Cov-2 or HIV-1 exposed samples
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING STATEMENT: 
Emory NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include an INA and criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, drug screening, and health assessment. Employment is contingent upon a clear background screening.
 
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.
Job Number
92338
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Peds: Peds Rsch Ctrs
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Business Operations
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Manages administrative and research activities in support of a specialized program or research center.
  • Develops plans for program growth and development and serves as a liaison to various committees or organizations.
  • May oversee the planning, logistics and implementation of various special events such as lectures, seminars, conferences, or research projects.
  • Participates in developing and implementing various program related communications such as websites, publications, multimedia or video productions.
  • May hire and supervise administrative or research related staff.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

 

The selected candidate will join an existing dynamic team of research and administrative leaders working together towards fulfilling our mission of transforming child health through high-impact research. General areas of responsibility and engagement for team members include:

  • Partnering with Research Center faculty Directors to manage strategic plans for center vision, scope, and growth
    • o   Meet regularly with Center leaders to ensure the Center’s research activities are aligned with Center goals and Emory and Children’s strategic initiatives
    • Manage Center visitors/seminars and related events on a weekly, monthly, or annual schedule
    • Monitor Center budget expenditures
    • Manage pilot grant processes and track pilot progress once awarded
    • Track Center metrics including publications, funding, other research activities, and pilot return on investment
    • Drive the completion of the Center’s annual progress report
    • Facilitate research interactions and collaborations within the clinically relevant mission of the assigned Center portfolio
    • Manage content and updates for Center webpages (pedsresearch.org) including Center membership/profiles and related research team and lab pages
    • Drive Center communications including the creation and distribution of newsletters and social media content
    • Manage special groups within the Center, e.g., research in progress, monthly research investigator meetings, special operations steering committees
  • Member/contributor to Research Operations Team
    • Participate in weekly Research Operations team meetings
    • Utilize the team’s standard operating procedures (SOPs), and contribute to the regular revision and creation of new SOPs as needed
    • Participate in and contribute to group events, including conferences and symposia
  • Additional areas of contribution
    • Orchestrate faculty recruitment process to facilitate growth within assigned portfolio of research centers; collaborate with Research Operations Team to ensure all recruitment visits are personalized and well-organized following best practices.
    • May partner with Emory and Children’s foundations on philanthropic efforts
    • May provide project management and operational oversight for pediatric cores

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in business or related field.
  • Five years of professional experience in a related field such as business administration, research, or information systems management.
  • Requires previous supervisory and program/project management experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous research exposure or experience is highly prioritized.
  • A postgraduate/master’s degree or higher is preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational and written / oral communication skills as well as high enthusiasm to promote the child health research efforts of faculty and trainees are desired.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number
92264
Division
Emory Primate Center
Department
EPC: O&M Field Station
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Facility Support & Building Maintenance
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Performs custodial responsibilities such as cleaning, trash removal, special events/room set-ups, door locking/unlocking and supply and equipment transportation.
  • Uses cleaning materials and equipment as instructed, maintains an adequate stock of supplies and performs preventive maintenance on cleaning equipment.
  • Knows and adheres to federal and state safety regulations.
  • Drives utility vehicles and is responsible for their daily inspection, maintenance, safe operation and safeguarding against vandalism or theft.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ability to read, write and follow instructions.
  • One year of custodial work experience.
  • May require a valid Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record.
  • Some positions in this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop and twist.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING STATEMENT:

Emory NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include an INA and criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, drug screening, and health assessment. Employment is contingent upon a clear background screening.

 

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Job Number
92084
Division
Emory College
Department
ECAS: Biology
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Category
Laboratory
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Emory University
Job Description

The Devineni Lab is seeking a research specialist to perform studies in fruit flies (Drosophila) investigating how neural circuits in the brain process sensory information. Experiments may include dissections and immunostaining of fly brains, testing fly behavior, optogenetic manipulations, and in vivo imaging of neural activity. Depending on the person’s interests and skills, they may also assist in building experimental hardware or writing software. Other responsibilities will include general lab tasks such as ordering supplies and maintaining fly stocks. The research specialist will work closely with the principal investigator, and contributions to experiments will merit authorship on resulting publications.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • 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.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree, previous research experience, and a background in a STEM field such as neuroscience, biology, engineering, or computer science.
  • Experience working with Drosophila, using neuroscience techniques, and/or programming (ideally in MATLAB or Python) will be judged favorably.
  • Candidates should have good organizational and problem-solving skills, the ability to multitask, and attention to detail.

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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