Immunogenetics Technologist Trainee

Maryland, United States
26 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classified Title:  Immunogenetics Technologist Trainee
Working Title:  ​​​​​Immunogenetics Technologist Trainee
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC 
Starting Salary Range: $28,558-$39,249
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday through Friday 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10002812-SOM DOM Immunogenetics 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop Laboratory skills in one or more of the following areas:
    • Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Serology.
    • In- vitro cellular assays.
    • DNA Technology (SSP, SSOP)
    • Blood group serology.
    • Flow Cytometry.
    • Solid Phase Immunoassays
    • Luminex based Assays
    • Serum Treatment techniques
      • ELISA Assays.
    • Deceased Donor On-call training
  • Genotype Families.
  • Prepare reagents accurately.
  • Maintain quality control of reagents and equipment.
  • Operate liquid nitrogen freezer and controlled rate cell freezer.
  • Perform computer data entry.
  • Tabulate, analyze and report results.
  • Perform meticulous record keeping.
  • Learn to trouble shoot problems when they arise during technical procedures.
  • Learn to teach techniques and principles.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: B.S. in biological science required, and one course in genetics, immunology 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 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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