This position of Research Technologist is responsible to perform sample preparation, mass spectrometry imaging and, and data analysis in the Applied Imaging Mass Spectrometry (AIMS) Core at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. The candidate will closely work with and support the users of the AIMS Core under the supervision of the AIMS Core directors
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Section frozen or formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues obtained from users onto conductive slides
Use a robotic sprayer to spray enzymes/matrix onto tissue sections
Set up mass spectrometry imaging experiments
Perform histology stains, and perform imaging data analysis.
Expected to be knowledgeable about mass spectrometry imaging analysis, SCiLS lab, iLAB, MATLAB, and statistical analysis methods.
Prepare reports about the obtained results in powerpoint and excel to be sent to users.
Frequently interact with AIMS Core users, requiring good people skills.
Feep the AIMS Core facility clean, monitor inventory levels, order materials and supplies as needed, and keep records of all experiments performed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
M.Sc. in chemistry or related field preferred. Preferred science courses with lab and research lab experience in analytical chemistry.
Mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), MALDI mass spectrometry or MALDI imaging experience strongly preferred.
Background in analytical chemistry and mass spectrometry and HPLC preferred.
Some related work experience preferred in a comparable lab performing MALDI mass spectrometry imaging, MALDI mass spectrometry, or other mass spectrometry imaging techniques, coupled with a general knowledge of biochemical/biological sciences or related field.
Must be detail oriented, keep clear experimental records, have effective organizational skills, and be able to prioritize workload appropriately.
Must be able to perform multiple tasks efficiently and correctly, often operating more than one instrument at a time. Experience in laboratory procedures and good computer skills required.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$20.40-$25.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Rad Cancer Imaging Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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