We are seeking a Research Specialist II will provide technical support and assistance for the Comparative Neural Systems and Behavior Lab in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Understanding the operational modalities of the lab and working under the direct supervision of the faculty investigator, the Research Specialist II will track the progress of research projects in the lab, manage research data, troubleshoot and resolve equipment problems, and assist with managing inventory of lab supplies. The Research Specialist II will apply technical knowledge to support ongoing research activities in each lab.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Actively engage in ongoing research projects and provide support as necessary to ensure that researchers achieve milestones.
Maintain databases in the lab, including conducting routine reviews to identify necessary updates or rewrites.
Ensure that research data is properly recorded, including analyzing whether data makes sense based on calibrations and scientific hypothesis.
Maintain data archives and organize study files.
Conduct routine review of, troubleshoot, and resolve any problems with lab equipment.
Monitor inventories of lab supplies and facilitate purchase of supplies and materials as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in any basic science or engineering.
Two years laboratory experience performing relevant techniques.
Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Research Specialist II Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $40,100-$55,140-$70,180 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Psychological and Brain Sciences Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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