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Job Req ID:  557

Research Technologist

Classified title: Research Technologist

Role/Level/Range: ACRO/2/CC

Starting Salary Range: $13.73 - $18.87

Employee group: Full time

Employee subgroup (FLSA Status): Non-Exempt

Schedule (hours/days): 40.0

Location: East Baltimore Campus

 

Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research technologist is
responsible for the collection, organization, entry and maintenance of patient samples and for
ordering, lab reagent inventory. Collaborate with laboratory members in mouse colony
management. This individual will participate in the development and writing of consent forms,
submission and maintenance with IRB protocols. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares and stores specimens according to institutional and federal guidelines. PCR genotype
of mouse DNA extracts. Inventory of mouse colonies. Prepares routine laboratory solutions and
reagents. Plasmid extraction. RNA extraction. Gel electrophoresis. Keeps meticulous laboratory
notebook. Determines patient study eligibility, obtains informed consent, and initiates patient
randomization and enrollment. Collects blood samples from research participants. Maintains
good working knowledge of all assigned protocols and reporting requirements. Follows HIPAA
and IRB guidelines. Participates in preparing and submitting annual renewal requests,
amendments and adverse event reports with clinical input according to IRB and Sponsorship
requirements. Adheres to all protocol requirements to ensure the validity of the clinical
research data. Is knowledgeable of and complies with Good Clinical Practices, ICH Guidelines
and Departmental Research Office policies. Ensures accuracy and timeliness of data collection
so that information may be used by the PI in planning for grant writings, presentations and
publications. Meets with PI to review data accuracy and overall study progress. Participants in
all mandatory meetings to develop increasing knowledge of assigned research and clinical trials.
Attends educational lectures and conferences.

 

 

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in biology, chemistry or related field required. Prior work
experience in a research laboratory is desirable. Must understand and pass all Johns Hopkins
online Human Research certification courses and training courses in bio hazardous materials
handling.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Phlebotomy skills required. Individual will receive training if not already certified in
Phlebotomy. Proficiency in the use of software applications (i.e. ACCESS, Excel and statistical
software programs), databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required. Excellent
organizational skills required. Excellent attention to detail skills required. Must have ability to
manage multiple and competing priorities. Must have excellent time management
skills; oral and written communication skills and be able to work independently. The successful
applicant will demonstrate an ability to work well with other professionals with minimal
supervision, and comfort being part of a diverse professional team.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled. 
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 HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

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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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus

Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
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 HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
EEO is the Law. Learn more: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information: http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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