Emory University Research Specialist- Lawrenceville, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

71974BR

Job Requisition ID:

71974BR

Department:

820450:YRK: Colony Management

Job Description:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Under the supervision of the Colony Manager at the Field Station, will assist in managing a colony of approximately 1800 non-human primates (NHP) and will be responsible for collecting data and performing procedures that are pertinent to the health and stability of the breeding colonies. The position involves working outdoors and exposed to a range of weather conditions.

This position involves physically demanding work including procedures involving pushing, pulling and lifting animals up to 50 lbs or 25 kg. Candidates with prior animal experience will be strongly considered.

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE YERKES FIELD STATION IN LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. with Holiday and weekend rotation required.

FORMAL 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.

DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 06/08/06 AMM

Operating Unit/Division:

Yerkes National Primate Resear

Job Title:

Research Specialist- Lawrenceville, GA

This position involves::

Involve working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp., Involve working with animals.

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

Minimum Hourly Rate $:

16.201923

Midpoint Hourly Rate $:

21.538462

Minimum Annual Rate $:

33700

Midpoint Annual Rate $:

44800