Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff in the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated Research Technologist to help support research in immune-focused tissue engineering.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The Elisseeff Lab wishes to recruit a qualified individual to support our group’s research. The Research Technologist will be trained in cutting edge technologies in principles of tissue engineering and translational regenerative therapies and have access to state-of-the-art resources and equipment, and contribute to high-impact research at the interface of engineering and medicine. The candidate will work under the supervision of senior laboratory personnel, the principal investigator, and the TTEC lab manager.
Primary duties and responsibilities of the job will include:
Direction of research projects under the general supervision of the faculty investigator and senior lab members
Protocol standardization and instruction
Organization and presentation of data
Identification and troubleshooting of situations requiring special attention
Lab management and organization
Operating, and maintaining lab equipment and supplies
Ordering and maintenance of lab supplies and stocks
Other duties as assigned The work will involve a wide range of techniques including:
Culture of primary cells and established cell lines
RNA isolation, Real-Time PCR
Functional analysis using animal models
Flow cytometry and cell sorting
Histology Minimum Qualifications (Required) Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, or a related field required
Some related post-undergraduate work experience in molecular and cell biology preferred. Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities The successful candidate will be proficient in best lab practices, exhibit strong communication and management skills, and demonstrate the ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
The successful candidate will have experience in wet lab bench work, which should include experience with RNA isolation, RT-PCR assays, cell culture, animal handling and husbandry, ELISA, flow cytometry and cell sorting, and histology.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $14.14 - $19.44 per hr / Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00a - 5:30p / 40 hrs per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60002051-Oph Translational Tissue Engineering Ctr Personnel area: School of Medicine
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