The Research Program Assistant II has duties and responsibilities related to Laboratory Work in a research environment. The Assistant must display professionalism, communicate effectively to others and function as a research team member. For experimental tasks, the Assistant will function under the direction and guidance of the Principal Investigator when performing research. The Assistant will report to the PI. The Assistant must be competent and provide a safe, clean, orderly and comfortable environment for the Radiology research team.
Will take care of the day to day maintenance of the lab and checks on chemical inventory
Will do chemical synthesis of peptides conjugated to aspirins.
Will assist with animal husbandry.
Participates in lab meetings
Ability to anticipate daily changes in schedule, maintaining a smooth research flow.
Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from bio hazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens.
Obtains and records animal vital signs: pregnancies (breeding colony), weight, tumor size
Maintains and uses principles of aseptic technique and infection control when performing tissue and cell culture
Operates research equipment as directed by the PI.
Recognizes emergency situations, implements emergency procedures according to research guidelines
Documents task performed accurately in lab notebooks.
May perform related and delegated tasks, which includes taking and relaying messages, and running errands.
Participates in skill development and training through in-service programs to enhance knowledge level and to ensure mastery of research procedures.
High School Diploma/GED required.
Two (2) years of related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience.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.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing required. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Outstanding organizational skills required. Excellent attention to detail skills required. Must have excellent time management skill. Ability to understand and implement support for research. Ability to manage multiple projects at once, and effectively prioritize each. Requires outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Classified title: Research Program Assistant II
Working title: Research Program Assistant II
Role/Level/Range: ACRO 40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Fulltime
Employee Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Monday-Friday –8:30am-5:00pm 40hrs/Wk
Location: SOM Campus – Baltimore, MD
Department name: 10003174-SOM Rad MR Research
Personnel area (School): SOM – School of Medicine
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