Job posting number: #7066762
Posted: June 8, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Pain Research Laboratory at the Johns Hopkins University is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Research Technologist. The goal of the research laboratory is to facilitate multidisciplinary preclinical pain research at the Johns Hopkins University under the supervision of a senior investigator, funded by the NIH.
This position will support Basic and Translational Pain Research within the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (ACCM). Perform laboratory tasks and complete routine assays following common or established protocols and procedures. Will be trained prior to work with supervision and guidance from the principal investigators of the group.
Techniques of interest include, but are not limited to, animal surgery, and behavioral pharmacology, animal behavioral testing techniques related to pain, mouse genotyping, and molecular biologic techniques (e.g., western blots).
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience.
Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies including lab consumables, glassware, and animals in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field. One year related experience preferred.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Research lab skills in molecular methods, cell culture and animal experience.
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or laboratory environment.