Research Technologist

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 5, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time

**This position is not eligible to provide Visa Sponsorship.**

The Department of Medicine is seeking a Research Technologist. After entry-level training under the general supervision of a Faculty Investigator or Laboratory Supervisor, the individual is responsible for independently performing routine tests in a research laboratory and contributing to general maintenance of the laboratory, equipment and supplies.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform experiments associated with microbiology, molecular biology, serology, immunology, and animal models.
    • These may require bacteriological cultures, molecular biology techniques, including cloning and PCR, immunoblots, work with clinical samples, tissue culture and animal models. In addition, duties and responsibilities may be conducted in the Biosafety Level-3 (BSL-3) laboratory, in accordance with the University’s policy on proper handling of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
  • Operates basic laboratory equipment such as centrifuge, pH meter, analytical balance, scintillation counter, spectrophotometer, light microscope, and/or utilize laminar flow hood.
  • This person may also utilize sophisticated instrumentation such as flow cytometer and thermal cycler. Operation of lab computers for data entry.
  • Maintains accurate data records. Maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment, e.g., calibrating, alignment.
  • Prepares solutions, reagents, and stains following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
  • Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt. Operates basic laboratory equipment such as centrifuge, pH meter, analytical balance, scintillation counter, spectrophotometer, light microscope, pipettes, and/or utilize laminar flow hood.
  • This person may also utilize sophisticated instrumentation such as flow cytometer, thermal cycler and spectrophotometer. No experience needed, we will train the employee.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field required.
  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred, especially in animal handling.
  • Basic Microsoft Office experience helpful.

* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic Microsoft Office experience helpful.

Classified Title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: m-f 8:30-5pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM ID TB Center
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 at jhurecruitment@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. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. 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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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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