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Medical Research Specialist

Employer
Tulane University
Location
Covington, LA

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Medical Research SpecialistBiosafety Office

Location: Covington, LA

Summary

The Medical Research Specialist will be responsible for performing experiments in the level 2 and level 3 laboratories. The Medical Research Specialist will be trained by the BSL3/ABSL3 Operations Manager as well as by the Institutional Department of Biosafety and will work on Risk Group 3 (RG3) agents such as SARS CoV2, Mycobacterium tuberculosis as well as well as other RG3 agents such as Chikungunya. Necessary experiments include rodent experiments, molecular biology, pathology, immunology and microbiology, in adherence with the Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) in place. The Medical Research Specialist also conducts research analysis and prepares reports, manages daily operational functions of the laboratory, maintains experimental records, orders and keeps track of laboratory specimens, supplies and inventory, contributes to publication research and development activities. Ensures OSHA, Biosafety and University medical, safety and training requirements are met for the laboratory.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Three years directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Knowledge of BSL2 and/or BSL3 bio-containment principles and protocols, both for animal and laboratory space
  • Immunology and flow cytometry experience

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