Johns Hopkins University Research Technologist in Baltimore, Maryland

Classified Title: Research Technologist

Role/Level/Range: ACRO/02/CC

Salary: $14.00 - $19.25

StatusL Full-Time

Department name: 10002936-SOM Onc Pediatric Oncology

Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5:00pm/40 hours

Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus

Personnel area: School of Medicine

The Department of Oncology is seeking a full time Research Technologist for their Stem Cell Biology Lab. The Stem Cell Biology Lab at the Institute for Cell Engineering, studies the biology of embryonic and hematopoietic stem cells. Research focuses on generating, analyzing, and differentiating human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC), and using them as models to study human development and cancer etiology. This position requires experience in lab administration, as well as, basic laboratory techniques in molecular biology and tissue culture.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops experimental designs and has primary responsibility for planning, implementation, evaluation and interpretation results; design process may be in collaboration with the PI or completed independently.

  • Identifies problems, troubleshoots and analyzes variations observed and reported in regular testing protocols; modifies, refines or adapts techniques and procedures; modifies and/or adjusts quality control measures.

  • Coordinates and/or conducts multiple, concurrent assignments or a multi-faceted project.

  • Compiles, analyzes, and interprets research data Monitors documentation of results; reviews and recognizes documentation, which may lead to modification and adaptation of research methodologies; may collaborate with others; Adapts and/or modifies experimental methods based upon interpretation of data.

  • Conducts library research and participates in editing and preparing manuscripts, scientific illustrations, and computer graphics for publication.

  • Oversees and assures laboratory compliance with regulatory requirements and JHU standards, policies and procedures.

  • Works with research staff to prioritize and schedule projects.

Qualifications

BS/BA in biological sciences, chemistry or related field and six months related experience.

Preferred:

Some post-undergraduate experience in comparable lab, or a significant independent research project, not related to normal course requirements, preferred

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

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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.

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