Research Technologist

Requisition #: 314148

Range: CC

Level: 2

Salary: $13.46 - $18.50

Status: Full Time

School: School of Medicine

Location: School of Medicine Campus

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Resume Required for Application: Yes

Area of Interest: Research / Lab

Contact: Human Resources 410-955-2990

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General Description

Department: Oncology
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday - Friday/8:30-5:00pm/40 hours per week


Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or laboratory supervisor, the Research Technologist is responsible for performing routine analysis and tests on animal or human fluids and/or tissue or cultured cell lines.

Duties and Responsibilities

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.

Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences, chemistry or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Some related post-undergraduate work experience.


NOTE: 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 School of Medicine HR Divisional Office at 410-955-2990. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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