Job Req ID:  114036

Research Technologist

We are seeking a Research Technologist who will perform routine lab processes and follow routine protocols under close supervision.  This position will be responsible for managing rodent sleep fragmentation experiments that include muscle testing, cognitive testing and immune function testing. Will operate standard equipment; use standard procedures for specific laboratory tests and preparation techniques.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform routine research activities and analysis, maintain a high level of organization, contribute to general maintenance of the laboratory, and maintain accurate records.
  • Assist with immune cell isolation procedures and cell staining for flow cytometry.
  • Perform behavioral testing in rodents using standard neurobehavioral tests.
  • Perform RNA isolation and qPCR to assess gene expression levels.
  • Independently compile and analyze research data using various statistical computer software applications.
  • Coordinate and maintain data reports and database files on progress of research.
  • May receive, inventory, enter, and organize collected data.
  • Significant contributions which lead to authorship on publications and oral/poster presentation of novel data will be highly encouraged.
  • Perform administrative duties such as: training and guiding students and/or other laboratory technicians: assisting in developing policies, procedures and/or methods for laboratory experimentation, ordering supplies, and maintaining safety compliance.
  • Complete any required training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.


Additional Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes.
  • Makes effective and timely decision; and learns how to effectively use technology.
  • Maintains productivity and uses knowledge strategies to increase knowledge base.
  • Seeks to improve the quality of services and processes.
  • Capable of interacting pleasantly and positively with others.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
  • Ability and comfort with conducting research with rodents.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
  • Research experience with rodents.

 


 

Classified Title: Research Technologist 
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC  
Starting Salary Range: $15.50 - $26.00 HRLY ($38,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM Pulmonary  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 

 

 


Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. 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/.

Education and Experience Equivalency
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 Completing Studies
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.

Background Checks
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.

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

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.

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Accommodation Information
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Vaccine Requirements
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 upon 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.

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