Research Technologist

General Summary/Purpose:

The Research Technologist will perform cutting-edge research into the mechanisms of genome integrity using mouse models and stem cell lines. The start date is negotiable and can range from April to July 2021. The lab is dedicated to the study of mechanisms that ensure genome stability during gametogenesis and early development, which is critical for fertility and avoidance of developmental defects. Additionally, our research is relevant to cancer research.

The research technologist has the opportunity to work collaboratively on several projects available in the lab.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:

  • The primary duties and responsibilities of the employee will include:maintaining mouse colonies, molecular biology techniques (DNA, RNA and protein isolation, PCR, RT-PCR, western blot), fluorescence microscopy and histology techniques (sample preparation and imaging on microscope), cell culture techniques (cell freezing/thawing, cell culture maintenance, cell transfection). Designing and performing laboratory experiments, both independently, and as part of a collaborative scientific team. Documenting, compiling, and analyzing experimental data accurately. Participating in regular lab and small group meetings. Reporting findings in oral and written formats, including manuscripts. Maintaining and organizing the lab, including keeping track of supplies and reagents, and ordering and stocking the lab.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry or related field required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior research experience in with cell lines and mouse models is preferred, although not required. Prior research experience in a laboratory setting highly desired.
  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • We are looking for candidates who work well with others, are enthusiastic to learn, and motivated to contribute to the scientific and mentorship goals of the lab.
  • Materials, machines and/or equipment used on the job include balances, pH meters, centrifuges, electrophoresis systems, PCR machines, microscopes, incubators, pipettes.

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: Fulltime

Employee Status: Non-Exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 40hrs/Wk

Location: BSPH Campus – Baltimore, MD

Department name:10001066-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Personnel area (School): BSPH – Bloomberg School of Public Health

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 Public Health - 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
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