The Cancer Genomics Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Department of Oncology is seeking applicants for a Research Technologist position in the Division of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics. The lab studies cancer genomics, liquid biopsy approaches for detection of cancer and early detection of cancer with the goal of translating research from bench to bedside. The principal investigators in the Cancer Genomics Lab have a long history of working together collaboratively to publish high-impact studies. The Research Technologist will work under the supervision of a faculty investigator or postdoctoral fellow and will be responsible for laboratory maintenance and molecular biology experiments to support the ongoing projects in the lab. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with excellent work ethic and organizational skills.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Maintaining laboratory equipment, stocks, and supplies
Tracking and accessioning orders
Managing supply and reagent stocks
Preparing laboratory solutions and reagents
Coordinating bio-specimen retrieval and accessioning
Organizing sample and clinical data databases
Conducting clinical chart review
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 biology experiments:
oDNA extraction from bio-specimens including plasma, buffy coat, and tumor tissue
oLibrary preparation for next-generation sequencing
oNucleic acid quantification
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
Prior biomedical laboratory research experience
Some related post-undergraduate work experience
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.40 - $25.50 hourly (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am-4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus Department name: SOM Onc Cancer Biology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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