The Division of Cardiology is seeking a well-qualified, driven Research Specialist II to work under the direction of Dr. David Kass. The Research Specialist II will be expected to be proficient in a large repertoire of research techniques that will allow them to work in both an independent manner as well as part of a collaborative team within the laboratory and also with collaborators at JHU and other institutions. Play a vital role in various aspects of managing the laboratory.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Will oversee laboratory operations, including but not limited to: ordering and stocking supplies, ensuring laboratory safety, maintaining data and inventory spreadsheets, training new employees, updating protocols, biosafety knowledge, will research and implement new technologies as needed, and will maintain a clean laboratory.
Manages inventory of all biological specimens in the laboratory
Oversees and assures laboratory compliance with regulatory requirements and JHU standards, policies and procedures
Prepares, cleans, sterilizes and maintains laboratory and assigned animal areas.
Will participate in developing experimental designs and has the responsibility for planning, implementation, evaluation and interpretation of results
Compiles, analyzes, and interprets research data using various computer software applications. Conducts library research and participates in editing and preparing manuscripts, scientific illustrations and computer graphics for publication
Preventative maintenance of equipment
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field required.
Aminimum of two (2) years laboratory experience. Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Research Specialist II Working Title: Research Specialist II Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $38,920-$53,520 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Working 37.5 hours per week; Monday-Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002805-SOM DOM Cardiology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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