Senior Laboratory Assistant, Biochemistry

Emory University
North Decatur, GA
Closing date
Jun 30, 2022

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Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
Organization Type
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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.

The Senior Lab Assistant will be responsible for routine laboratory buffer and reagent preparation, management of chemical stocks and experimental supplies and reagents, management and scheduling coordination of departmental equipment. JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs standard procedures which may involve the use of instruments, chemicals, solutions, laboratory animals, and related equipment. Collects, prepares, cleans, and stores glassware; operates autoclave to sterilize glassware. Cleans, sets-up and stores equipment. Assists in library searches and report writing. Prepares media, reagents, chemical solutions, and stains according to special requirements. Performs routine laboratory tests and research experiment procedures. Assists research personnel with more complex experiments/procedures. Stocks laboratory solutions. Maintains required record-keeping. May work with small animals including monitoring, data collection, care taking, and surgery preparation and participation. May collect blood and urine samples from research subjects; labels specimens and prepares them for testing or mailing. May perform darkroom activities. 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. Three years of laboratory experience. 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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