Senior Research Specialist (EPC Imaging Core)
Company: Emory University
Posted on: November 26, 2022
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Dedicated to discovering causes, preventions, treatments, and cures
of disease, Emory National Primate Research Center (EPC) is
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Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what
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well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone
with laboratory research experience who is familiar with MRI
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The Imaging Center within the Emory National Primate Research
Center at Emory University is currently seeking a full time
Research Specialist (Senior) to join our team. Our work consists of
1) operate the 3T MRI scanner, 2) operate the 7T MRI scanner.
The ideal candidate should be motivated, dependable,
detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and passion for research.
- The Research Specialist, Senior will be a team player who is
willing to learn on the job and collaborate with lab members and
center members. The Research Specialist, Senior will work to ensure
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.
- 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
- Trains research staff in specialized procedures and theoretical
concepts for unique tests.
- Recommends new equipment and supplies needed for specialized
- Provides input into the development of departmental goals and
- May assist in grant and other funding application
- Review literature for related research developments and
- Prepares written materials, charts and graphs on specialized
techniques and research results for publication or
- Oversees quality assurance of research performed by
- Monitors the handling, storage and disposal of hazardous
- Performs related responsibilities as required by principal
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -
- Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and four years of
research experience OR equivalent combination of experience,
education, and training.
- Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication
- Work environment involves working with biohazardous blood and
- Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical
risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
- Work is normally performed in a typical laboratory
- Requires the ability to bend, kneel, and/or squat.
PLEASE NOTE: Employees in this classification may be required to
work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized
against potentially hazardous agents.
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,
requirement of various vaccinations, 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
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