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Job Req ID:  10003

Laboratory Technician

General summary/purpose:

Specific duties & responsibilities:  Maintaining fly stocks and monitor the level of flies per each week. Work with Lab members to ensure that fly are housed per protocol. Maintain fly room and clean areas daily. Monitor the amount of flies used per each experiment. Report back to lab manager on progress of housing and safety of flies. Understand drosophila and the impact to the fly environment.


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework.


Preferred qualifications:

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Experience with Drosophila



Classified title:  Laboratory Technician

Working title: Fly Stock Flipper        

Role/Level/Range:  ACRO/2/CB

Starting Salary Range: $11.95 - $16.44 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Casual/On-Call

Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt

Schedule: Working up to 40 hours per week; Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

Location: Johns Hopkins Rangos Building

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