Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108266-en_US
The Oncocardiology Laboratory within the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology is seeking a Research Technologist. This person will be motivated, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented research technologist for a laboratory devoted to the study of the cardiovascular disease as consequence of cancer therapy in an in vivo model. Under the general supervision of the Dr. Gabrielson, the candidate will be responsible for performing molecular biology assays, and related experimental methodologies, as well as laboratory maintenance and organization. Following training, the research technologist will gain expertise in immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence techniques. Additionally, the candidate will follow established procedures and utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments, which may include tissue culture, PCR, Western blotting, tissue sectioning, reagent preparation, and other molecular biology techniques.
Specific Duties & 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.
- Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform routine molecular biology assays on animal fluids/or tissue or cultured cell lines.
- Laboratory maintenance and participation in cleaning of common laboratory space/equipment
- Using universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from biohazardous materials.
- Monitor inventory levels and orders supplies and reagents.
- Use software applications, including Excel spreadsheets, GraphPad Prism, Papers reference library software, and statistical and graphics software to interpret and analyze data, as well as generate figures, tables, and presentations from data.
- Maintain excellent written records.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills.
- Trouble shoot and resolve minor issues that occur during the study that may occur.
- Read and summarize research.
- Participate in all mandatory meetings to develop increasing knowledge of assigned research and broader scientific field.
- Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
- Some related post-undergraduate work experience.
- Six months to a year of undergraduate experience in a laboratory performing relevant techniques.
Classified Title: Research Technologist
Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$20.40-$25.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Part-time
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, up to 29 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Comp Med Comparative Pathology
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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