Research Specialist II

first_img Apply(This will open in a new window from which you will be automatically redirected to an external site after 5 seconds) Johns Hopkins University The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm Research Specialist II Faculty Positions Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore Maryland, United States Science, Technology & Mathematics Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore Research Specialist II Johns Hopkins University Save Research Specialist II School of Medicine -East Baltimore Campus Salary Not Specified Save Research Specialist II Save Research Specialist II You need to sign in or create an account to save You need to sign in or create an account to save Share Facebook Similar jobs Biotechnology & Bioengineering Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore You need to sign in or create an account to save Maryland, United States Salary Not Specified Salary Not Specified More searches like this Johns Hopkins University Twitter GeneralSummary/PurposeThe Research Specialist II will work on fundedprojects related to the study of the mechanisms and targetidentification for Huntington’s Disease and will provide labsupport for ongoing clinical studies forHD.Under the supervision of a faculty investigator,the research specialist works independently to carry-out researchexperiments, involving a range of sophisticated assays using modernmolecular biology, protein biochemistry and cell biologytechniques. Makes significant/important contributions to variousaspects of research efforts. Executes independent decision makingand trouble-shooting during experiments and participates indesigning new methodologies. Utilizes specialized knowledge tointerpret results and participates in planning new experimentalapproaches towards research goals. Uses scientific knowledge andlab experience to make judgments and decisions. Makes scientificcontribution to protocol development, efficiency, and productivity.Collaborates in development of new techniques and instruments.Applies published research methods to current experimental work byinvestigating published protocols and discussing them with PI.Contributes scientifically to writing of manuscripts and grants.Processes analyzed data into figures for scientificpublications.​Laboratory management includes tracking supplyinventories, placing orders, reimbursements, interface withvendors, laboratory organization, upkeep, and compliance withsafety regulations. Equipment maintenance, upkeep, and organizationof usage. Works with instrument field applications specialists andengineers to ensure equipment functions properly. Givingrecommendations towards purchasing of new equipment and reagents.Teaches/trains students and new technicians in the lab. Guides,directs and facilitates problem solving for entry level lab memberson day-to-day basis.Laboratory management also includes organization ofuse of equipment by investigators, organization of freezer space,hoods and incubators; maintenance of an efficient laboratoryconfiguration for investigators and proactive attention to theneeds of investigators for laboratoryresources.Specific Duties &ResponsibilitiesResponsible for assigned on-going researchprojects.Perform data generation using techniques such asPCR, molecular cloning, gel electrophoresis, biochemical proteinpurification, tissue preparation and analysis, cell culture andtransfection.Provides lab support for clinical research studieswhich involved processing of human blood and CSF samples andfollowing specific research/clinicalprotocolsUse of highly sophisticated techniques, equipmentand reagents to perform experiments.Quality control of the different protocolsperformed to ensure high standards ofexperimentation.Use analytical and programming software, e.g. DNAanalysis and proteomics software, to interpret results, makeconclusions, and perform quality controltests.Utilize specialized knowledge to interpret andevaluate results, present results at the lab meetings andparticipates in the preparation of manuscripts andgrants.Use scientific knowledge and lab experience to makejudgments and decisions.Work independently.Apply original thought to make decisions with thePIMake intellectual contributions to scientificresearch.Develop, design, and manage substantial researchprojects and coordinate own objectives.Order equipment and supplies, interface withvendors, maintains equipmentAssist with trouble-shooting and problemsolving.Performs clinical laboratory procedures for humanclinical research studies according to Good Clinical Practice andGood Laboratory Practice, with rigorous adherence to protocols anddocumentation, and flexible accommodation and re-prioritization ofbasic lab work duties due to changing clinical schedules andpriorities.MinimumQualificationsBachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or relatedfield required plus at least two years of laboratory experienceperforming relevant techniques.* JHU Equivalency Formula:30undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degreecredits may substitute for one year of experience. Additionalrelated experience may substitute for the required education on thesame basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to twoyears of non-related college course work may be applied towards thetotal minimum education/experience required for the respectivejob.PreferredQualificationsMaster’s degree, with related graduate research,may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHUequivalency formula. Experience with molecular cloning techniques,PCR, protein gel-electrophoresis and cell culture ispreferred.Must be detail oriented, keep clear experimentalrecords, have effective organizational skills, and be able toprioritize workload appropriately.Specific physical requirements for thejob:Sufficient eye-hand coordination for performingexperiments using hand-held pipettes.Classified Title:Research SpecialistIIWorking Title: Research SpecialistII ​​​​​Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range:$38,920 – $53,500; Commensuratewith experienceEmployee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; Up to 37.5 hoursper week Exempt Status: ExemptLocation: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003302-SOM Psy Neurobiology Personnel area: School of MedicineThe successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject toa pre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply dependingon which campus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf Academic Affairs Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore Maryland, United States Research Specialist II LinkedIn Administrative Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimorelast_img

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