We are seeking a Senior Laboratory Coordinator which is a full-time position in an exciting and fast-paced Systems Neuroscience Laboratory in Biomedical Engineering
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the coordination of all activities in a systems neuroscience laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. The laboratory is active in two research areas: 1) Behavioral Testing of Auditory Perception and 2) Neurophysiological Investigations of Auditory Processing. Additionally, the laboratory maintains two animal breeding colonies.
The successful candidate will be held accountable by Principal Investigator for all laboratory functions at both on-campus and off-campus sites.
Maintain animal breeding colonies.
Keep track of animal weights & health records.
Inspect animals health.
Administer physical exams and medications, injections, blood draws, etc.
Will communicate and coordinate findings with veterinarians and Animal Resources staff to maintain good husbandry procedures.
Address colony needs and all animal issues.
Work as an integral member of the research team overseeing researchers procedures for handling, injecting, and surgically preparing animals.
Assist researchers in transporting animals.
Preparing experimental apparatus.
Inspecting and maintaining animals health, and other tasks as necessary for behavioral and/or physiological experiments.
Responsible for orientation and training of new and temporary laboratory personnel in general duties, protocol specific laboratory skills, and equipment usage.
Responsible for assisting researchers with preparation and conducting of sterile surgeries required by the research.
Monitor anesthesia during surgeries.
Oversee the animal's recovery from surgery, and provide post-operative care.
Contribute to development of laboratory systems and methods.
Prepare documentation of methods and procedures.
Provide professional expertise in the creation and revision of laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and protocols.
Oversee inventory of laboratory supplies, including intake of new orders, record keeping, and working with technicians to ensure timely ordering of supplies.
Ensure compliance with the University's suite of courses in Laboratory Safety, Biohazard, and Animal Welfare.
Demonstrate organization, problem solving, resourcefulness and flexibility.
Manage laboratory systems consistent with JHMI policies.
Occasionally lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
Perform other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related fields.
Three years of relevant experience.
Master's degree, with related graduate research, may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
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.
Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Must have concise, clear, and professional communication (both verbal and written).
Excellent interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills.
Must be able to work independently and cooperatively as a team member.
Willingness to work on some weekends and holidays for animal care related tasks.
Must be willing to travel between animal colony sites (up to 3 miles).
Familiarity with Microsoft office suite.
Classified Title: Sr. Laboratory Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM BME Neurosci and Neuroengineering Personnel area: School of Medicine
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: 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.
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