Research Technologist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General summary/purpose:

The Research Technologist will be a member of the investigative team in a busy academic laboratory in the Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, studying cancer immunology and developing new cancer immunotherapies to benefit patients. The applicant will process human blood/tissue specimens, perform flow cytometry, be responsible for independently conducting experiments under the supervision of senior staff, and contribute to general maintenance of laboratory equipment and supplies.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

    Follows established lab procedures and protocols precisely to perform experiments. Uses sterile techniques as required. Processes, stores and logs human clinical trial bio-specimens (blood and other specimens) with meticulous care and accuracy. Performs flow cytometry, including staining, data acquisition and analysis with FlowJo or similar software. Assists with molecular biology assays. Assists with research projects, published journal database searches, and troubleshooting. Maintains sophisticated lab equipment. Operates lab computers for data entry and analysis. Maintains accurate, clear and detailed data records in hard copy and electronically. Must be able to communicate well and work with teams. Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

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

Preferred qualifications:

    At least one year of post-undergraduate experience in a comparable laboratory, or a significant independent undergraduate research project not related to normal course requirements. Experience and/or knowledge of in vitro cell culture, flow cytometry, and/or molecular biology techniques a plus. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software required.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    Knowledge of Windows computers and Microsoft Office applications.

Classified Title:Research Technologist
Working Title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range:$14.14 - $19.44; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 9 - 5
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003967-SOM Sur Handelsman Service
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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Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

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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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