Emory University Department of Urology: Research Associate in atlanta, Georgia


This Research Associate will be in charge of running the daily scientific plan for research in the area of tumor immunology with special emphasis in prostate and genitourinary immunology. He or she should have significant experience with implementing clinical trials for prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers based on novel therapeutic strategies. Performs related responsibilities as required.Devises highly specialized research procedures by applying knowledge of advance research techniques and equipment. Provides input to protocol development. Serves as a technical source 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. 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, and take specific precautions against potentially hazardous agents.Functions as a skilled individual contributor or lead researcher on one or more research projects, serving as an expert in specialized area(s). Designs, develops and conducts large and/or complex research experiments. Reviews progress of research and evaluates results. Shares expertise in equipment operation and laboratory techniques. Refines/adapts methodologies to fit specific experiment requirements. Collaborates in the development of new techniques. Co-authors publications and may co-present findings with Principal Investigator at meetings/conferences. Performs related responsibilities as required.

Additional Details

A postgraduate (MD or PhD) degree in a scientific field. Five years of professional research experience.--71017BR

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Job Number 15756

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Urology: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled