Research Specialist II

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 18, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Adamo lab at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is seeking a Research Specialist II tostart a laboratory studying cardiac immunology. Candidates must have expertise in maintaining a murine colony, cell and molecular biology techniques and, ideally, a background in cardiac biology or immunology.Responsibilities include performing experiments, maintaining an animal colony for the lab, assisting with purchasing of equipment, and ordering of supplies, as well as making sure that the lab complies with Hopkins rules and regulations and the lab protocols are updated. Experience with immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry would be ideal but is not required.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assigned research projects whilemaintaining an animal colony
  • Works independently with minimal supervision. Participates in the design of experiments and evaluating/interpreting results.
  • Utilizes specialized knowledge to critically interpret results, e.g. reading controls, evaluate results.
  • Participates in the analyses of animal models of cardiac disease and immune cells biology and has knowledge of varied methods used.
  • May scientifically contribute to writing of manuscripts and grants. Process analyzed data into figures for scientific presentations and publications.
  • Maintains inventory levels and monitors storage of materials and supplies in accordance with established policies. Responsible for the maintenance of laboratory equipment

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • BS/BA, or equivalent, in biology, molecular biology, and chemistry required.
  • 2 years of laboratory/research experience performing relevant techniques required.
  • Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula***.
  • The candidate must be comfortable with handling mice and performing basic procedures on the animals including injections and post-mortem organ harvest

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in immunohistochemistry, study of the heart, experience in immunology related research are desired but not necessary.
  • Experience in cardiac biology orimmunology related research,cell culture, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry skills are desired.

***JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Classified Title:Research Specialist II
Working Title: Research Specialist II ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Starting Salary Range:$38,920-$53,520 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002805-SOM DOM Cardiology
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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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:
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