Research Technologist
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in Education and Training


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Research Technologist
The Department of Genetic Medicine is seeking a Research Technologist who will join a team testing the function of CFTR, the protein dysfunctional in cystic fibrosis, and its response to precision medicine therapies. The Technologist will also have the opportunity to participate in gene editing studies using CRISPRI Cas9 methods. Under the supervision of a faculty investigator, the Technologist will be responsible for independently performing routine analyses and tests on animal or human fluids and/or tissue or cultured cell lines. Work requires basic and advanced use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience. Uses understanding of theory behind experiments and applies analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes appropriate technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments, which may include: tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic and advanced molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques.
  • May utilize in vivo models in experiments.
  • Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Monitors verification of consents and participates in internal review board applications and renewals.
  • Extracting DNA and performing molecular tests such as genotyping and DNA sequencing.
  • Analyzing genotyping and sequencing results.
  • Database entry and review of clinical information and basic analysis of demographics and data integrity.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Basic understanding of molecular biology and genetics.
  • Requires the ability to safely operate scientific laboratory equipment.


Physical Requirements
  • Finger dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm.
  • Communication skills using the spoken word.
  • Ability to see and hear within normal parameters.
  • Lift, carry, move supplies, computers, glassware, etc.
  • Ability to move about workspace.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.




Classified Title: Research Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$20.40-$25.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 to 5pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Genetics Cutting Cystic Fibrosis
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**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.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.


To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Research-Technologist-MD-21205/1035650800/








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