Research Technologist

General summary/purpose:

The Research Technologist position will consist of 75% or more of effort/time dedicated to a research project on the physiological control of stem cells usingDrosophilaoogenesis as a model system. 25% or less of effort/time dedicated to laboratory maintenance to support the general research activities in the laboratory.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • The research project (75%) will require basic science knowledge and problem-solving skills, in addition to reading of the relevant literature.
  • The candidate will be trained by Dr. Drummond-Barbosa and more senior lab members to perform experiments required by the project. These experiments will involve fly husbandry and genetics, immunofluorescence microscopy, and other cell and molecular biology techniques.
  • The candidate will meet regularly with Dr. Drummond-Barbosa to plan experiments and discuss results, and he/she will also be expected to present his/her data at group meetings.
  • The laboratory support (25%) activities include preparing solutions and media following standard formulas and procedures, preparing fly food, ordering of supplies, and maintainingDrosophilastrains.
  • Laboratory maintenance also includes maintaining lab organization, arranging for repair and maintenance of laboratory equipment, and complying with biohazard safety standards.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, chemistry or related field.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior lab research experience at the undergraduate level and/or beyond.
  • Prior experience working withDrosophila, microscopy and/or basic molecular biology desirable. Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.

Classified Title:Research Technologist
Working Title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC
Starting Salary Range:$14.14 - $19.44
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001066-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Personnel area: 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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