Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Performs laboratory maintenance and experiments under supervision of principal investigator and senior lab member. Specifically, the position will assist with cell culture work to build tissue-engineered in vitro blood-brain barrier models. The assistant will lead induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) culture to differentiate cell types of the human blood-brain barrier. They will also lead characterization of these cells including measurements of gene expression, protein expression, and barrier properties.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist with laboratory experiments.
Prepare solutions, reagents, stains, and sterilized glassware/equipment.
Operate and maintain upkeep on laboratory equipment and instruments.
Record and analyze data.
Work with ImageJ, Adobe Illustrator and GraphPad.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework.
Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred.
Some related work experience in laboratory or research setting.
Prior research experience in biomedical engineering, tissue engineering, and microfluidics is preferred.
Prior experience conducting induced pluripotent stem cell culture is preferred.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Working Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $13.00-$16.93 per hour (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10003707-Institute for NanoBioTechnology Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at email@example.com. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.
The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.