The Department of Neurology is seeking a Lab Assistant - Fruit Fly Stocks to assist with maintenance of fruit fly stocks in a laboratory in the Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins. The lab maintains thousands of fly strains.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Will help maintain fruit fly stocks, by transferring them to clean vials with fresh food.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent.
Reliable and careful nature, as it is important to not mislabel, switch, or contaminate the stocks, of which there are thousands.
Some undergraduate coursework preferred.
Prior experience in a biological research laboratory.
Prior experience handling fruit flies.
Classified Title: Laboratory Assistant Working Title: Lab Assistant - Fruit Fly Stocks Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/01/CA Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$17.35 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F; 16 hrs/week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Neuromuscular Personnel area: School of Medicine
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