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Johns Hopkins University Research Technologist in Baltimore, Maryland


This laboratory focuses on developing a novel immunotherapy for cancer using activated myeloid cells and mouse tumor models.


  • Uses scientific methods, procedures and techniques

  • Applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects; Identifies and trouble-shoots situations needing special attention

  • Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include: basic tissue culture, cell analysis methods, electrophoretic separations, basic molecular biology, or other specialized biological science techniques; May utilize in vivo mouse models in experiments

  • Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt

  • Generates laboratory buffers, including standard concentration calculations and use of pH meter

Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements:

General computer skills, with experience with Microsoft Office


Minimum Qualifications:

Education :

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences, chemistry or related field.

Experience :

None beyond undergraduate classroom laboratory experience

Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies:

Basic molecular biology techniques, PCR, Western blotting

Classified Title: Research Technologist

Working Title: Research Technologist

Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC

Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F 8:30am- 5:00pm

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus

Department name: 10002936-SOM Onc Pediatric Oncology

Personnel area: School of Medicine

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 . 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.

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Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.