Sr. Research Specialist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Sr. Research Specialist will develop, conduct and evaluate scientific research in a laboratory. Will have an in-depth understanding of the context and implications of the research in order to apply and interpret theoretical knowledge necessary to conduct research. The range of duties includes, but is not limited to: project planning, experimental design, developing methodology, conducting procedures, modifying procedures as needed, data collection and analysis, project management.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

    Makes intellectual contributions with the collaboration of the PI. Makes independent decisions that may alter research outcomes and objectives. The main research fields are image phenotyping in multiple models of cardiovascular diseases. Performs sophisticated analyses of models of cardiac and skeletal muscle disease and knowledge of varied methods. Assure data quality for documentation and dissemination of data. Conduct and track specific activities to accomplish project goals, including evaluating and reporting data and documenting analytic procedures. Will collaborate with others on the development new technologies, protocols, and equipment. Works independently with minimal supervision. Participates in the design of experiments and evaluating/interpreting results. Selects, develops, performs and evaluates research methods. Develops, design, and manage research projects with the ability to coordinate their own objectives. Will be required to write peer reviewed manuscripts and grants. Will also be the co-author on publications while contributing thoughts, hypotheses, and analysis for papers, abstracts, and manuscripts. Apply different technical approaches to visualize the data and prepare publication-quality tables and graphs based on valid analysis. Enhance problem solving through interactions and collaboration with senior researchers at meetings and or professional presentations. Participates in regularly schedule meetings with study investigators and team. Prepares progress reports as needed. Maintain appropriate systems for data organization.

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

    BS/BA, or equivalent, in medical or scientific-related field required. Require functional knowledge in cardiovascular imaging.
    Minimum of 4 years ofpost-undergraduate experience in a comparable laboratory required. Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula***.

***JHU Equivalency Formula:18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS preferred.
  • High level of analytical ability and technical skill to obtain appropriate cardiovascular images and required measurements for a diagnostic examination.

Classified Title:Sr. Research Specialist
Working Title: Sr. Research Specialist ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range:$45,195-$62,225 (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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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
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