Job Req ID:  111683

Research Technologist

We are seeking a Research Technologist. The Research Technologist performs laboratory tasks, experiments and complete routine assays following common or established protocols and procedures. Uses basic science knowledge to learn techniques/methods of the lab. Gain problem solving skills through progressive training, understanding of the research, and experience. Identify and resolves common problems involved in routine research assays. Understands the role of senior lab members and accepts constructive guidance. Increases own skill base and knowledge of lab research and relevant assays. Train users in standard equipment operation and routine lab techniques and procedures.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set-up experiments based on defined standards.
  • Collect project data.
  • Perform related laboratory maintenance, monitoring inventory of supplies, cleaning equipment. Transgenic mosquito rearing and handling, assisting with the development of transgenic mosquitoes using embryo microinjections techniques and genetic crossing and selection.
  • Performing mosquito infection assays with malaria parasites (Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium berghei) and arboviruses (dengue and Zika virus), involving feeding on pathogen infected blood, and scoring infection phenotypes using mosquito dissections and microscopy, plaque assays and qPCR.
  • Collection and processing of data and generation of graphs.
  • Perform related laboratory maintenance, monitoring inventory of supplies, cleaning equipment.
  • Set up, optimize and validate lab protocols.
  • Organize laboratory working areas and supplies.
  • Routine maintenance of equipment.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field


Preferred Qualifications
  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience.

 


 

Classified Title: Research Technologist 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC  
Starting Salary Range: Min $15.50 - Max $26.00 HRLY ($33,833 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Public Health 
Department name: ​​​​​​​W Harry Feinstone Dpt Molec Mblgy Imlgy  
Personnel area: School of Public Health 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

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