Research Technologist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General Summary/Purpose:

Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or laboratory manager, is responsible for performing routine analyses and tests on rodent/human fluids, cancerous/benign tissues or cultured cell lines.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience. Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention. Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include: basic tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques. May utilize in vivo models in experiments. Maintains laboratory vivarium colonies with emphasis on adhering to IACUC guidelines on weaning mouse pups, setting up breeding cages, ensuring animals with ulcerated/over-sized tumors are euthanized promptly in accordance with the lab’s animal protocol or in response to facility veterinarian’s clinical calls. Performs genotyping of global and conditional knockout strains of mice to ensure adequate numbers of mice are available for in vivo studies on a regular basis. Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt.

Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent, in biological sciences, chemistry, or related field required.

Preferred Qualifications:

    Six months of post-undergraduate experience in a comparable laboratory, or a significant exposure to wet-lab research not related to normal course requirements preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Able to set up assays and conduct technical troubleshooting analysis after having undergone requisite training in the lab. Able to analyze data independently after having received adequate training by lab members/ supervisor. Work in collaborative way with other members of the research group. Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with other groups in the division.

Classified Title:Research Technolgist
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/8:00am-4:30pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002927-Cancer Immunology Lab Research
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
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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