Research Technologist

General Summary/Purpose:

The general nature or purpose of the job: The Research Technician will set up and perform experiments studying protein translation and folding using molecular biology and single-molecule techniques.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

The Research Technologist will manage a project to study folding of multi-domain proteins in the cell and in single-molecule assays, and characterize their interactions with molecular chaperones.

The technologist will generate data for publication and work with the PI to write a manuscript to publish the results of these studies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing stock solutions, buffers and media.
  • Generating recombinant DNA constructs, expressing and purifying proteins and other reagents.
  • Collecting data using optical tweezers.
  • Analyzing data.
  • Attending and resenting data in lab meetings.
  • Training new laboratory members in procedures and techniques.
  • Managing supplies.
  • Ordering consumables and maintaining records.
  • Upholding safety regulations.

Materials, Machines and/or Equipment used on the Job:

  • E. coli liquid culture, autoclaves, thermocyclers, balances, pH-meters, balances, centrifuges, ultracentrifuges, electrophoresis equipment, and laser tweezers.

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biophysics, chemistry or related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
  • The ideal candidate is planning to attend graduate school or medical school within 2 or 3 years.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to exercise professional judgment and good written and oral communication skills are desired.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques (recombinant DNA cloning) and biochemistry techniques is highly desired. Excellent organizational skills are required

Classified Title:Research Technologist
Working Title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC
Starting Salary Range:$14.14-$19.44 per hour; 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
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