Research Specialist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General Summary/Purpose:

The Laboratory of Dr. Yumi Kim is seeking a Research Specialist to aid in our investigation of chromosome behavior during meiosis. The Research Specialist is expected to perform laboratory bench work, contribute to the design and analysis of experiments, and generate figures for peer-reviewed manuscripts. The Specialist will also provide general support to the laboratory by training new students, monitoring laboratory inventory, and assisting laboratory members in their experiments.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct independent research project and collaborate with other members of the lab in their research projects.
  • Lab management duties include supervising undergraduates and contributing to the making of lab stock reagents including worm plates, LB plates, buffers and media.
  • Maintaining and organizing lab strains, bacterial clones, and other common lab reagent collections.
  • Managing supplies, ordering consumables and maintaining records, and upholding safety regulations.

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

    Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field. One year of laboratory experience performing relevant techniques. 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 may substitute for one year of 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:

  • Previous experience with molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry are strongly preferred.
  • A strong understanding of genetics is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills, record keeping, computer skills (Microsoft and Adobe suites of programs, plasmid construction programs, and database management) are very important.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Materials, machines and/or equipment used on the job includeE. coliliquid culture, tissue culture, autoclaves, thermocyclers, balances, pH meters, centrifuges, electrophoresis system, dissecting microscopes, and compound microscopes.
  • Excellent organizational skills are required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • The technician should be competent in Excel, Powerpoint (or Keynote), Word, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

Classified Title:Research Specialist
Working Title: Research Specialist
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MA
Starting Salary Range:$16.13 - $22.16; Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 10001352-Biology
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

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
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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