Classified Title: Research Specialist
Working Title: Research Specialist
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: 17.03 - $23.40
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 05-MD:School of Public Health
Department name: 10001082-Environmental Health and Engineering
Personnel area: School of Public Health
We are looking for an individual to join a group of Basic Research Scientists examining the mechanisms involved with Cancer Chemoprotection by dietary interventions. The candidate must be able to participate as a researcher in ongoing projects and eventually conduct independent research.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Candidates should have a strong chemistry/molecular biology background to assist Sr. Research members on analytical measurements and projects. In addition, the daily operation of the laboratory including ordering supplies, coordinating with outside vendors, and maintaining all biohazard and safety records would be the responsibility of this team member.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field. 1 year laboratory experience performing relevant techniques. Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the * JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.*
Master’s in Chemistry, Molecular Biology and several years of laboratory experience.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Chemistry or molecular biology training- HPLC, PCR, RT PCR, Elisa, MS. Good communication skills, computer- WP, Excel, statistics.
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