Translational Tissue Engineering Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, to participate in the development and animal evaluation of novel materials, chemistries, and/or therapeutic encapsulation strategies for the treatment of autoimmune disorders and cancer in the laboratory of Professor Joshua C. Doloff. The Doloff lab research focuses on the interface of biomaterials science, biotechnology and therapeutics for the treatment of disease in the context of Immunoengineering and Regenerative Medicine. This is a one year assignment with the option to extend based upon continued funding and satisfactory job performance.
Specific duties and responsibilities:
Assist with performing animal studies in rodents.
Responsible for implantation of biomaterial systems and devices (controls and treated), taking animal measurements, whole-animal imaging, retrieval of devices and tissues, histology, fluorescent staining and imaging, qPCR, FACS analysis, and potentially material chemistry/device fabrication.
Maintain daily logs/basic records of methodologies and test results.
With supervision, may summarize data and interpret results using descriptive statistics and basic hypothesis testing.
May write standard operating procedures for documentation and make informal presentations of these procedures to others in the lab.
Perform literature searches and library investigations as they relate to the research and/or as assigned. Summarize and report results to researchers.
Must possess basic safety issue awareness and the ability to follow protocols to keep a safe work environment.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework.
Training Certificate from Technical Institute.
Bachelor's degree in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry, Life Science, Chemistry or a related scientific field.
Basic lab experience performing animal studies.
Background in cell culture, tissue engineering, polymer chemistry, or molecular biology.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Exhibit a commitment to exceeding quality standards and providing exceptional services.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Committed to producing accurate and high-quality work.
Strong organizational skills.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Practiced documentation skills.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Working Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $13.57 - $17.56 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002763-SOM BME Cell and Tissue Engineering Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
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