Laboratory Assistant

Maryland, United States
15 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classified Title: Laboratory Assistant
Working Title: Laboratory Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/01/CA 
Starting Salary Range: $10.67-$14.64
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Monday - Friday/ 20 hrs per wk
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003181-SOM Sur Thoracic Surgery 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

General Summary/Purpose:

This position will be responsible for assisting the Department of Surgery, Thoracic Lab in performing general entry level lab duties.  The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with to learn Lung Cancer research and Hyperhidrosis. 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sample retrieval and processing  
  • Assists with data entry and analysis
  • Assists Sr Staff with research experiments
  • Must be able to communicate well and work with teams.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior laboratory experience.

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 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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