Research Technologist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
$14-$19.25
Posted
05 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2019
Ref
14264
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Sessional

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC 
Starting Salary Range: $14-$19.25
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: On call 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 733 North Broadway​​​​​​​ 
Department name: 10002778-SOM Comp Med Retrovirus Bio Laboratory 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

General Summary

Perform laboratory tasks and complete routine assays following common or established protocols and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or laboratory supervisor, is responsible for performing routine analyses and tests on animal or human fluids and/or tissue or cultured cell lines.
  • Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience. Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
  • Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include: basic tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques. May utilize in vivo models in experiments.

Minimum qualifications:

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

Preferred qualifications:

Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.

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.

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