Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.00 - $19.25 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/37.5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002731-SOM Ane Pain Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Pain Research Core (PRC) at the Johns Hopkins University is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Research Technologist for a 2-year period. The goal of the PRC is to facilitate multidisciplinary preclinical pain research at the Johns Hopkins University.
This position would support Basic and Translational Pain Research within the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (ACCM). He/She will perform laboratory tasks and complete routine assays following common or established protocols and procedures. He/she will be trained prior to work with supervision and guidance from the principal investigators of the group. Techniques of interest include, but are not limited to, animal surgery, behavioral pharmacology and animal behavioral testing techniques related to pain.
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience.
Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies including lab consumables, glassware, and animals in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt.
BS/BA degree in the biological sciences.
Six months of related experience.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Research lab skills in molecular methods, cell culture and animal experience.
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