Laboratory Technician

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General summary/purpose:

Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, to participate in the development and animal evaluation of novel materials, chemistries, and/or therapeutic encapsulation strategies for the treatment of autoimmune disorders and cancer in the laboratory of Professor Joshua C. Doloff. The Doloff lab research focuses on the interface of biomaterials science, biotechnology and therapeutics for the treatment of disease in the context of Immunoengineering and Regenerative Medicine. This is a one year assignment with the option to extend based upon continued funding and satisfactory job performance.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with performing animal studies in rodents.
  • Responsible for implantation of biomaterial systems and devices (controls and treated), taking animal measurements, whole-animal imaging, retrieval of devices and tissues, histology, fluorescent staining and imaging, qPCR, FACS analysis, and potentially material chemistry/device fabrication.
  • Maintain daily logs/basic records of methodologies and test results.
  • With supervision, may summarize data and interpret results using descriptive statistics and basic hypothesis testing.
  • May write standard operating procedures for documentation and make informal presentations of these procedures to others in the lab.
  • Perform literature searches and library investigations as they relate to the research and/or as assigned. Summarize and report results to researchers.
  • Must possess basic safety issue awareness and the ability to follow protocols to keep a safe work environment.
  • Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Training Certificate from Technical Institute.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science, Chemistry or a related scientific field.
  • Basic lab experience performing animal studies.
  • Background in cell culture, tissue engineering, polymer chemistry, or molecular biology.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Exhibit a commitment to exceeding quality standards and providing exceptional services.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Committed to producing accurate and high-quality work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Practiced documentation skills.

Classified Title:Laboratory Technician
Working Title: Laboratory Technician
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB
Starting Salary Range:$13.57 - $17.56
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002763-SOM BME Cell and Tissue Engineering
Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University

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 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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