The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is seeking a Research Technologist for the department of Oncology Women's Malignancies.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Processing/assaying clinical samples as part of ongoing clinical investigations. Significant contributions will be rewarded with co-authorship.
The applicant will enjoy working with clinicians and lab researchers as a team.
Work at the highest levels of accuracy and precision, involving organizational skills as well as technical performance.
Highly skilled in polymerase chain reaction methods.
Follow established laboratory protocols, handle existing patient databases, practice good record-keeping, and communicate clearly orally and in writing.
Good organizational skills are critical.
Demonstrate superior judgement.
Perform laboratory tests and/or experiments following established procedures or protocols.
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience.
Use basic understanding of theory behind experiments and apply basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Operate requisite laboratory equipment and instruments; record data; maintain and makes minor adjustments to equipment.
Prepare solutions, reagents, and stains following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
Prepare, clean, sterilize, and maintain laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments used in research experiments.
Monitor inventory levels and order materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures. Responsible for laboratory maintenance.,
Work with minimally biohazardous and/or radioactive materials
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
Skills in molecular techniques and PCR are essential.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Some related post undergraduate work experience is preferred.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15 - $20.25/hr; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am-4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Onc Women's Malignancies Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
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