Classified Title: Sr. Research Specialist Working Title: Sr. Research Specialist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,402 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5 days a week and 8 hours per day Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002862-SOM OB GYN Gynecologic Pathology Personnel area: School of Medicine
Proficient Sr. Research Specialist with a sophisticated understanding of techniques and a solid foundation in the underlying science, gained from experience.
Conducts experiments, contributes to the analysis of data and manuscript writing.
Works independently and manages daily tissue bank and clinical research projects.
Provides training to other individuals who join the lab.
Will assist principal investigator in development and coordination of research projects, experimentation, data collection and analysis, and lab organization.
Will participate in tissue banking efforts.
Will work with PI to direct all other aspects of the laboratory.
30% of time performs clinical and/or research lab tests and experiments.
Follows established procedures and protocols, utilize appropriate technique to design and perform clinical and laboratory test/experiments.
35% of time participates in tissue bank-related tasks.
10% of time participate in executing IRB, MTA applications
10% of time reports and records outcomes/results of all tests.
5% of time monitors biohazard/radiation safety standards and proper handling of potentially hazardous chemical and biological agents/radiation sources.
10% of time responsible for operational activities such as; ordering supplies and materials, reviewing inventory, maintaining up to date records of tests, performing preventative maintenance of equipment, proper storage of materials and supplies.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Four years' experience in a comparable laboratory performing relevant techniques.
Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
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.
Overseeing and coordinating the educational activities of new trainees including clinical and research fellows as well as undergraduate students.
Provide constructive feedback and coaching.
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