The Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a Research Technologist in the Ludwig Center with a particular focus on immunotherapy and clinical applications of genetics and next generation sequencing. The successful applicant will have an undergraduate degree and pursue laboratory studies as well as limited programming for data analyses as required. Experience in participating as a team member in large research collaborations is preferable. The candidate will have major opportunities for scholarship working with faculty focused on cancer research.
Specific job duties and responsibilities
Maintaining laboratory equipment, stocks, and supplies.
Tracking and accessioning orders.
Managing supply and reagent stocks.
Preparing laboratory solutions and reagents.
Following established procedures and protocols to support lab projects.
Implementing basic understanding of theory behind experiments to carry out protocols and identify and trouble-shoot obstacles.
Performing molecular and cell biology experiments.
Recording data resulting from molecular biology experiments.
Analyzing data from molecular biology experiments.
Communicating with lab members to coordinate work, share progress, and identify areas in need of troubleshooting.
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Prior Biomedical laboratory research experience.
Previous background in cancer research and epigenetics will be an advantage.
Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team.
Enthusiasm, reliability, and dedication.
Ability to learn new computer skills and applications quickly.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15 - $20.25/hr; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am- 4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Onc Cancer Biology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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