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General summary/purpose: The Research Technologist will be joining a multidisciplinary group working in the cutting-edge area of exploring neuroinflammation in a pediatric rabbit model of central nervous system Tuberculosis (Johns Hopkins University). The goal of the research is to evaluate pathogenesis and novel therapeutics for neuroinflammation in central nervous system Tuberculosis by investigating the neuroinflammation using expertise in immunology, neuroscience, radiology and infectious disease or other related fields. This research is part of an NIH NICHD funded K12 project and Johns Hopkins All Children's Research Institute grant evaluating the glial response to pediatric central nervous system brain injury and targeting the response using novel therapies. Specific Duties/Responsibilities: Use basic science knowledge to learn techniques/methods of the lab. Perform laboratory tasks and complete routine assays following common or established protocols and procedures. Perform laboratory experiments by following common protocols or with instruction and complete measurements assigned. Set-up experiments based on defined standards. Perform behavior tests (in rabbits) and process tissue (sectioning) for immunohistochemistry, microscopy, biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell culture. Gain problem solving skills through progressive training, understanding of the research and experience. Identify and resolves common problems involved in routine research assays. Understand the role of senior lab members and accepts constructive guidance. Increase own skill base and knowledge of lab research and relevant assays. Train users in standard equipment operation and routine lab techniques and procedures. Collect project data, organize/collate and analyze data. Prepare, test, and maintain standard laboratory equipment. Perform related laboratory maintenance, participate in cleaning rotation of common laboratory space/equipment and monitor inventory of supplies. This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field. Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred. Preferred qualifications: Research experience in any of these areas are highly desired but not required: processing and handling of brain tissue; tissue sectioning and immunohistochemistry; basic microscopy; RT-PCR/Western Blots/ELISAs; animal handling and behavior evaluation, or (6) Bacterial handling and culture. Special knowledge, skills, and abilities: Technician will be required to wear a PAPR (powered air-purifying respirator) while working in Biosafety Level 3 facility. Role/Level/Range: ACRO/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $13.73-$18.50; commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full-Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, with possible weekend/evening Employee Subgroup: Salaried Non-Exempt Department Name: Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Personnel area: School of Medicine 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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