Research Technologist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose

The Research Technologist will primarily work on the project focusing on understanding basic principles of neural circuit plasticity in brain slices and behaving animals. She/he will be working in a team effort that includes other technicians, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Perform laboratory experiments, which may include: mouse colony maintenance, animal surgeries, brain fixation, slicing tissues, antibody staining, confocal imaging and behavioral training.

  • Perform basic molecular biology such as PCR, molecular cloning, and mini/maxi prep of DNA.
  • Operate basic laboratory equipment such as centrifuge, pH meter, analytical balance, incubator, spectrophotometer, stereotaxic injection system, light/confocal/two-photon/superresolution/DNT surgery microscope, optic fiber preparation system, laser cutter, 3D printer, fiber-photometry system, miniscope, operant behavior chambers, touch-screen system, and/or utilizes laminar flow hood.
  • Operate lab computers for data entry.
  • Prepare solutions, reagents, and stains following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications(Required)

Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.

Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent organizational skills. Ability to exercise professional judgment. Good written and oral communication skills.

Classified Title: Research Technologist
Working Title: Research Technologist ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range:$14.14 - $19.44 / commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule:Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p/ 40 hrs per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location:04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002905-SOM Neuro Sci Neuroscience
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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