Laboratory Technician
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in Education and Training


Job Info




Laboratory Technician
One to two openings for casual summer Laboratory Technicians in the laboratory of Dr. Malia Edwards at the Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Edwards and her team study the role of retinal glia and choroidal mast cells in retinal development and disease. The labs primary focus is age-related macular degeneration. The lab utilizes a combination of human donor eyes, animal models and cell culture experiments.




Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Laboratory Assistant will be assisting with real time PCR, immunohistochemistry, ELISAs and Western blots.
  • They will also be assisting with data analysis as well as solution preparation in the laboratory.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or graduation equivalent with some science course work. Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred.
  • Experience in basic laboratory procedures required. Certificate from technical institute or internship experience preferred


Preferred Qualifications
  • The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in the sciences and have some lab experience from undergraduate courses.
  • They will have the ability to follow precise instructions and work well with the members of the laboratory team.




Classified Title: Laboratory Technician
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB
Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-$22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience0
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Monday - Friday,8:30 - 5:00
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Oph Basic Research
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.


To apply, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Laboratory-Technician-MD-21287/1002773900/








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