Laboratory Technician

Maryland, United States
09 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CB 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: M-F/10.00-2.00 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001493-Materials Science & Engineering 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering


Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or other university-based researchers, performs laboratory tests and experiments by following established protocols or does so with appropriate instruction. Uses basic science knowledge to learn techniques/methods of the laboratory.

The Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Performs laboratory tests and/or experiments which includes preparation and characterization of organic semiconductor devices.
  • Operates requisite laboratory equipment and instruments; records data; maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment.
  • Uses or otherwise configures experiments for computer-based control and data acquisition.
  • Prepares and maintains laboratory equipment for ceramics-based materials processing.
  • Works with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Posted Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in materials science and engineering, chemistry, or related field required.
  • Related post-undergraduate work experience necessary.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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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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