Under the general supervision of Dr. Valsamo Anagnostou in the Thoracic Oncology Program at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, the candidate will be responsible for handling blood and tumor specimens from various clinical trials. Will also be responsible for laboratory data entry and information retrieval from multiple online databases.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures, and techniques gained through previous training and experience. The candidate will follow established procedures and protocols for biospecimen procurement, operate lab computers for data entry and maintain accurate data records. The candidate will be responsible for handling blood and tumor specimens from various clinical trials and will follow established procedures or protocols utilizing aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments. The candidate will use a basic understanding of theory behind experiments, apply basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and identify and troubleshoot situations needing special attention.
Will monitor inventory levels, order materials, and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures and be responsible for laboratory data entry and information retrieval from multiple online databases. Must be able to communicate well and work with teams.
BS/BA, or equivalent, in biological sciences, chemistry, or related field required.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Six months of post-undergraduate experience in a comparable laboratory or a significant independent research project, not related to normal course requirements preferred but not required. Must have good interpersonal skills and organization skills.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44/hr; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am- 5:00pm, Up to 40 hrs/ week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002938-SOM Onc Upper Aerodigestive Cancer Personnel area: School of Medicine
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