Research Specialist - Georgetown University Medical Center

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Research Specialist - Georgetown University Medical Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The purpose of the Research Specialist position is to assist in the conduct of research related to scientific projects, including planning and assisting with data collection, conducting data analysis, and presenting and disseminating research results in a viewer-friendly manner. This position entails involvement in collaborative projects with other researchers including students, staff and faculty, as well as the conduction of individual projects. This individual will also be responsible for working with the budget analyst to maintain and organize spending of funds and incoming funds. In addition, they will be responsible for the purchasing life cycle, from vendor initiation to generation of receipts. This individual will maintain the lab under EH&S standards and prepare for annual inspections.

The Research Specialist position will report to the Principal Investigator (P.I.) and work under general supervision of both the P.I. and junior faculty. Their managerial duties will have a significant influence on productivity of the environment in the laboratory and will be required to maintain professional relationships with not only all research members, but also staff outside of the laboratory, including the building manager, suppliers, the finance department, etc. This position's involvement in scientific projects will be beneficial for the overall research of the laboratory and the department.


  • Minimum requirements for this position include a Bachelor's degree of Science and 0-2 years of related experience.
  • This individual must have an understanding of biological concepts and technical research applications, as well as, have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications
  • Desired qualifications include familiarity with Cancer Research.

Sponsored Project Management (if applicable)

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/10/2033
Work Type: Full Time