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Johns Hopkins University Research Technologist - Biology in Baltimore, Maryland

The Department of Biology at Johns Hopkins University is seeking a full-time Research Technologist - Biology to work in the the laboratory of Dr. Nichole Broderick. The responsibilities include general lab maintenance and maintaining drosophila stocks, ordering supplies, and performing experiments in the areas of microbiology, molecular biology, and genomics. For more information about our research visit

This is an end date position, renewable annually depending on funding and performance. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities are encouraged.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Raise and handle fly stocks, including preparation of fly food and raising Drosophila for experiments.

  • Ordering supplies, consumables, equipment, and managing deliveries.

  • Basic lab organization- maintain and wash glassware, autoclaving of general lab materials, preparation of microbiological media, and other routine laboratory duties.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Genetics or Microbiology preferred

  • Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.

  • Some undergraduate laboratory experience.

Machines and/or Equipment Used:

  • Materials, machines and/or equipment used on the job include handling of microbes, autoclaves, thermocyclers, balances, pH meters, centrifuges, electrophoresis system, fly pushing stations equipped with CO2 tanks, dissecting microscopes, compound microscopes and epifluorescence microscopes.

Classified Title: Research Technologist

Working Title: Research Technologist - Biology

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC

Starting Salary Range: ​​​​​​​$15.00 - $20.00/hr (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00

Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Location: ​​​​​​​Homewood Campus

Department name: ​​​​​​​Biology

Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

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