Medical Research Specialist

Tulane University   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 28, 2024
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The Medical Research Specialist performs professional and technical tasks, and participates in a variety of difficult research procedures. This position performs a variety of sensitive, difficult tests, determinations, analytical procedures and investigations using both standard and special procedures, equipment, examination and analyses. This position organizes the laboratory, maintains, sets up, operates and calibrates lab equipment as needed, and orders lab supplies. This position maintains transgenic mouse colony, genotype mice, and organizes and coordinates breeding programs for several colonies of mice. This position participates in the care of, and in procedures, involving large animals.

The Medical Research Specialist performs complex chemical, specimen, radiation and physical analyses, requiring the exercise of ingenuity, improvisation and judgment. The Medical Research Specialist makes decisions and determinations on assigned projects within limits established by supervisors. The Medical Research Specialist prepares complete reports and written analyses as required for all phases of projects and prepares data and recommendations for staff members and investigators use. The candidate will also instruct and train other staff and students in basic laboratory techniques as required by the Principal Investigator.

Tulane University

New Orleans , LA