Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108026-en_US
The Spangler Lab wishes to recruit qualified individuals to support our groups research, which is focused on applying structure-guided biomolecular engineering to develop novel platforms for the design of protein therapeutics to treat immune diseases such as cancer, chronic infection, and autoimmune disorders (www.spanglerlab.jhu.edu). We are seeking a Research Technologist who will be trained in cutting edge technologies in protein biochemistry, structural biophysics, molecular evolution, and translational immunology, have access to state-of-the-art resources and equipment, and contribute to high-impact research at the interface of engineering and medicine.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Direction of research projects under the general supervision of the faculty investigator and senior lab members.
- Protocol development and assay design.
- Critical analysis of data.
- Identification and troubleshooting of situations requiring special attention.
- Lab management and organization.
- Purchasing, operating, and maintaining lab equipment and supplies.
- Weekly presentation of results to the lab.
- Design of figures and preparation of text for reports and publications.
- Protein expression and characterization.
- X-Ray crystallography.
- Molecular biology/cloning.
- Molecular evolution (Yeast and phage display platforms).
- Culture of primary cells and established cell lines.
- Cell-based activity studies (Flow cytometry, western blotting, ELISA).
- Animal models of immune disease.
- Bachelor's Degree in Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or a related field required.
- Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
- Relevant research experience in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, and biophysics is preferred.
Classified Title: Research Technologist
Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$20.40-$25.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engrg
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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