Core Facility Technologist

Johns Hopkins University

Under the general supervision of the director of mass cytometry facility, we are seeking a Core Facility Technologist will function as a dedicated specialist for all tasks related to the generation and preliminary analysis of mass cytometry data, including protocol reporting, quality check reporting, data summary, maintenance of, and operation of mass cytometers on a day-to-day basis. Will help to ensure strict adherence to facility protocols and work with the facility members as appropriate to optimize and revise the services offered. Training related to mass cytometry will be provided.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Daily operation of state of the art, multi-dimensional cell sorters, including start-up, quality control of protocols and monitoring of performance.
  • Maintain calibrations/tuning reports of mass cytometers.
  • Assisting with the operation of mass cytometers.
  • Following and optimizing facility protocols for core facility services offered.
  • Scheduling and billing of core users.
  • Data retrieval, archival, transfer, and/or preliminary analysis.
  • Additional responsibilities may be incorporated as expertise is acquired.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities 

  • Good verbal and written skills are required.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical.
  • General computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in biology, chemistry or related field or AA degree with some science coursework and laboratory experience performing relevant techniques may substitute for education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Additional experience may substitute for education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with flow/mass cytometry analysis software, e.g. FlowJo, CytExpert, FCSexpress, Fluidigm CyTOF software, etc, .
  • Certificate from technical institute or internship experience.

Classified Title: Core Facility Technologist
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC
Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$20.40-$25.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​School of Medicine Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​SOM Onc Cancer Immunology/GI Clinical Re
Personnel area: School of Medicine 

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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.

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