Research Specialist II

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is hiring a full-time employee to provide laboratory support and to assist with research coordination for multiple research studies related to Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing assays and protocols for PI’s approval, and designs experimental approaches for research projects.
  • Performs a range of sophisticated assays, and makes significant/important contributions to various aspects of the research effort.
  • The individual will be involved in, but not limited to, key laboratory duties, such as handling human biospecimens, biospecimen collection and processing, biospecimen inventory and management, ELISAs, Western Blot, and DNA extraction.
  • Clinic duties include neuropsychological testing and other patient testing. Additional duties include data entry, cleaning of glassware, and/or other laboratory housekeeping tasks.
  • This position also involves being on-call for laboratory emergencies in a rotating schedule especially for power and freezer outages.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or a related field required.
  • Two (2) years laboratory experience performing relevant techniquesrequired.
  • 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 (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience.(Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for 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:

  • Master’s in Sciences/Biology.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Animal Behavior Testing
Classified title: Research Specialist II

Working title: Research Specialist II

Role/Level/Range: ACRP 37.5/E/03/MB

Starting Salary Range: $38,920.08 - $53,517.60 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Fulltime

Employee Status: Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 37.5hrs/Wk

Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview – Baltimore, MD

Department name:10003524-SOM Neuro Neuromuscular

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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Johns Hopkins Bayview


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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