Research Technologist

General Summary/Purpose:

The laboratory of Dr. Deok-Ho Kim in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated Research Technologist to help support research in human induced pluripotent stem cells pluripotent stem cell culture and differentiation for disease modeling, drug efficacy/safety screening, regenerative medicine, space biology studies.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

The Kim Lab wishes to recruit a qualified individual to support our group’s research. The Research Technologist will become proficient in novel and modern methods of human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) culture and differentiation and have access to state-of-the-art resources and equipment, and contribute to high-impact research at the interface of engineering and medicine. The candidate will work under the supervision of senior laboratory personnel, the principal investigator, and the lab manager. The candidate should have a solid foundation in basic laboratory techniques and the underlying science. Significant contributions which lead to authorship on publications and oral/poster presentation of novel data will be highly encouraged.

Primary duties and responsibilities of the job will include:

    Under initial supervision and training of the faculty investigator and senior lab members, the research technologist follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform experiments which will include: human pluripotent stem cell culture and differentiation and experiments for cardiac tissue engineering. Performing related general duties such as ordering supplies, general lab housekeeping, and maintaining safety records. Operating and maintenance of lab equipment and supplies. Documenting and reporting all experimental results. Maintaining and troubleshooting equipment, routine repairs or notifying service personnel when more complex problems occur. Other duties as assigned.

The work will involve a wide range of techniques including:

    Human pluripotent stem cell culture and differentiation Tissue fabrication and functional analysis Immunostaining and histology Microscopy

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

    Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

    Some related post-undergraduate work experience in molecular and cell biology. Prior experience in tissue culture, particularly stem cell culture and/or cardiac cell culture. Experience in wet lab bench work, which should include experience withcreating iPS cell lines,human stem cell culture and differentiation, tissue engineering, flow cytometry, and histology.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    This work requires precision and attention to detail. Individual should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to read and interpret direction, both oral and written, organize and prioritize work and follow through on assignments. Must be able to work successfully as part of a team in a dynamic laboratory.

Classified Title:Research Technologist
Working Title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range:$14.14-$19.44 per hour; commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002764-SOM BME Cardiovascular Systems
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
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