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The Department of Ophthalmology is searching for a full-time Research Technologist for their new and growing multi-disciplinary, collaborative, translational science laboratory. Seeking a motivated individual to assist with research involving the development of stem-cell transplantation based treatments for glaucoma and other blinding optic nerve diseases. Successful applicant will work directly with a clinician-scientist in a team-based atmosphere and have an opportunity to co-author research publications. Specific Duties/Responsibilities: Histologic processing including: cryopreservation; epoxy preparation (embedding and sectioning); cryosectioning; histological staining; immunofluorescence processing; and electron microscopy processing for morphologic studies of animal and human donor tissues Brightfield, fluorescent, confocal, and 2-photon microscopic imaging of fixed and live cultured retinal and optic nerve tissue Analysis of microscopy images using ImageJ, Metamorph, and other image processing software Assisting with ophthalmic surgeries in mice and rats, in accordance with USDA and AALAC Ocular tissue isolation, dissection, and preparation for tissue culture and histologic analysis Execute proper disposal of biohazardous materials, maintain laboratory conditions, and other duties as assigned by laboratory supervisor Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or related science major. Preferred qualifications: Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred. Prior experience working with laboratory animals; tissue sectioning and histological processing; and/or microscopy are desirable. Role/Level/Range: ACRO/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $13.73 - $18.87; commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 40 hrs. /wk. Employee Subgroup: Non-Exempt Department Name: Ophthalmology Personnel area: SOM The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. 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 HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly. During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment. 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. Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled. EEO is the LawLearn more: legal information Facility School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus Personnel Area School of Medicine

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