Research Technologist

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

General Summary/Purpose:

The Research Technologist will be a member of the investigative team in a busy academic laboratory studying cancer immunology and developing new cancer immunotherapies. The applicant will be responsible for performing experiments, with minimal guidance, using basic and emerging immunological and cell culture techniques combined with state of the art, cutting-edge immunogenomic technologies. In addition, he/she will assist with general laboratory tasks, including processing of human blood/tissue specimens, cell culture, and general maintenance of laboratory equipment and supplies.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Collect, process, and bank biospecimens obtained from several clinical trials in a timely and efficient manner
  • Set up and maintain in vitro cell cultures
  • Analyze data and interpret findings
  • Follow established lab procedures and protocols and utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed data records in laboratory notebooks and electronically on file servers, ensuring their appropriate file backup, description, accuracy, and completion.
  • Must be able to communicate well and work with others,
  • Must be available for occasional biospecimens obtained after hours
  • Assist with research projects, published journal database searches, manuscript preparation and troubleshooting, as needed.
  • Participate in general laboratory tasks, including maintenance of lab equipment, monitoring inventory levels, and ordering materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Organize and manage orders of reagents and supplies.
  • Prepare reports of findings by compiling/annotating results, and preparing figures/tables, when required.
  • Presenting data to lab members at monthly meetings
  • Prioritize daily tasks and responsibilities appropriately

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six months of post-undergraduate work experience in a comparable laboratory, or a significant independent research project, not related to normal course requirements preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Critical thinking and attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to think and troubleshoot independently
  • Candidate must be organized and familiar with data management
  • Candidate should be familiar with the theory behind experiments to facilitate interpretation in relation to positive and negative controls
  • Experience with experimental design principles and reproducible research
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates analytic, planning, and organizational skills needed to manage multiple projects or responsibilities

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: Full-time

Employee Status: Non-Exempt

Location: 1650 Orleans St., Baltimore MD

Schedule: Monday-Friday –9:00am-5:00pm 40hrs/Wk – May need to work after hours occasionally

Department name:10002927-Cancer Immunology Lab Research

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.

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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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