Classified Title: Research Specialist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MA Salary: $15.96 - $21.94 Status: Full-Time Department name: 10002890-SOM Genetics Dietz Smilow Marfan Rsch
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday / 9:30am - 6:30pm Location: 733 N. Broadway Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
Develop assays and protocols for PI approval and design experimental approaches for research projects. Perform a wide range of sophisticated assays. Make significant/important contributions to various aspects of research efforts. May include troubleshooting, independent decisions and training/guidance of other lab personnel. Maintenance of large mouse colony.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
1. Responsible for assigned daily research projects that require experience in standard molecular biology and biochemical techniques
(i.e. PCR, ELISA, Immunoblot).
2. Utilize specialized knowledge to interpret results, e.g. reading controls, evaluate results.
3. Maintaining mouse colony including breeding, genotyping and record keeping.
4. Use scientific knowledge and lab experience to make judgments and decisions. Works independently.
5. Teach/train students, and new technicians in the lab. Guide, direct and facilitate problem solving for entry-level lab members on day-to-day problems with more challenging research assays.
6. Make scientific contribution to protocol development, efficiency, and productivity. Collaborate in development of new techniques and instruments.
7. Apply published research methods to current experimental work by investigating published protocols and discussing them with PI.
8. May scientifically contribute to writing of manuscripts and grants. Process analyzed data into figures for scientific publications.
9. Experience with tissue sectioning, IHC and IF helpful.
Bachelor’s degree in molecular or cell biology, immunology, biochemistry, genetics, or closely related biomedical sciences and oneyear laboratory experience 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: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences
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 email@example.com. 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.