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Research Technologist

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The Biology Department seeks aResearch Technologist who will work closely under the supervision of the principle investigator to perform a variety of laboratory duties and research activities in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, and data analysis.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Will perform fly husbandry to raise and handleDrosophilagenetic crosses and maintain fly stocks.
  • Prepare fly food plates for lab and others within the department that require it.
  • Ordering supplies, consumables and equipment and managing deliveries.
  • Maintain and wash glassware, autoclaving, sterilize pipettes, sorting pipettes, basic lab setup and organization, lab clean-up and other routine laboratory duties.
  • Will create recombinant DNA using Molecular biology tools such as PCR, DNA and RNA purifications and cloning.
  • Will use Cell Biology approaches to grow and maintain mammalian andDrosophilacell cultures to perform measurements of mRNA enrichment in fixed and live cells.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
  • Some undergraduate laboratory experience.

Machines and/or Equipment Used:

  • Materials, machines and/or equipment used on the job include:
    • E. coli liquid culture
    • Tissue culture
    • Autoclaves
    • Thermocyclers
    • Balances
    • pH meters
    • Centrifuges
    • Electrophoresis system
    • Fly pushing stations equipped with CO2 tanks
    • Dissecting microscopes
    • Compound microscopes
    • Epifluorescence microscopes

Classified Title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC
Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Homewood Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​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.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, please visit:https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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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Homewood 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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