Johns Hopkins University Research Technologist in Baltimore, Maryland
Classified Title: Research Technologist
Starting Salary Range: $13.73-$18.87; commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8-5 Some weekends required
Employee subgroup: Salaried Non-exmt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003299-SOM Psy Behavioral Neuroscience
Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Research Technologist will perform laboratory tasks and complete routine assays following common or established protocols and procedures.
Under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or laboratory supervisor, is responsible for performing routine analyses and tests on animal or human fluids and/or tissue or cultured cell lines.
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience. Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include: basic tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques. May utilize in vivo models in experiments.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt
Shall perform other duties as are consonant with this position under the direction of the Supervisor.
Bachelor's degree in neuroscience, biology, chemistry or related field and some related experience.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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