Research Technologist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 08, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

General Summary/Purpose:

In this molecular HIV-1 laboratory the candidate will utilize their solid foundation in basic laboratory techniques and experience with molecular biology and cell culture. Capable of exercising independent judgment while participating in the planning of experiments and interpreting results. Works effectively as a team-member and exhibits excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills. Will provide training to other individuals who may be assigned to the laboratory on a regular or temporary basis. Ability to work in a motivated way on independent research projects and participate in the writing of manuscripts.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Handling and injection of mice with HIV-1.
  • Isolation of peripheral blood lymphocytes and monocytes from human blood.
  • Perform in vitro infection studies with HIV-1.
  • Culture of primary cells and cell lines, performs transfection of eukaryotic cells, and transduction of cells with recombinant viral vectors.
  • Performs general molecular biology techniques such as cloning, qPCR, and Western blotting.
  • Performs specialized histology techniques and use of confocal microscopes and characterize cell populations using flow cytometry and data analyses of data generated with these tools.
  • Monitors inventory levels and proper storage and use of all materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Biological Sciences or related field required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
  • Minimum of one (1) year undergraduate experience in a laboratory performing relevant techniques.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be willing to work under Biohazard Level 2 Safety conditions with HIV-1.
  • Must display willingness to learn and implement new technologies, have high integrity and self-motivation.
  • Expect occasional irregular work hours consistent with research needs ( eg.in vivostudies).

Classified title: Research Technologist

Working title: Research Technologist

Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/02/CC

Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Part-time

Employee Status: Non-Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-12:30pm 20hrs/Wk

Department name:10003522-SOM Neurology Neuroimmunology

Personnel area (School): SOM – 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.

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

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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

Similar jobs

Similar jobs