Research Immunologist

Johns Hopkins University

East Baltimore, MD

ID: 7066257
Posted: May 14, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About the Elisseeff Lab:

The laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff in the Translational Tissue Engineering Center at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine studies the innate and adaptive immune responses to injury in various tissue models and biomaterials. We are working to map these immune profiles locally and systemically and are developing technologies to manipulate the responses to promote regeneration and reduce fibrosis. The lab uses a variety of techniques including single cell sequencing, multi parametric flow cytometry, and imaging.

Position Description:

The Elisseeff lab is seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking individual interested in conducting advanced-level research in immune-focused biomedical engineering.

The Research Immunologist will use cutting-edge technologies in principles of tissue engineering and translational regenerative therapies, have access to state-of-the-art resources and equipment, and will contribute to high-impact research at the interface of engineering and medicine. The candidate will work under the supervision of the principal investigator and the TTEC lab manager.

Primary duties and responsibilities of the job will include:

Independent planning, design, management, execution, and analysis of experiments.
Supervising and training technical personnel, fellows, and students involved in experimental research.
Serving as a central manager for flow cytometry and a resource for projects across the lab.
Developing protocols for experimental procedures in the lab.
Organizing and presenting of data in laboratory meetings and conferences.
Identifying and troubleshooting of situations requiring special attention.
Assists in the preparation of manuscripts, presentations, and grant proposals.

Strong applicants will be well-versed in the following technical skills:

Flow cytometry and cell sorting, panel design, and managing flow cytometry equipment
Mammalian cell culture and isolation
Functional analysis using animal models
Experience working with humanized mouse models
PCR/gene expression analysis
ELISA and Western Blotting
Microscope imaging

Minimum qualifications:

Master's degree in Biology, Immunology or a related science.

6 years related experience. Proven technical knowledge and laboratory experience.

The successful candidate will be proficient in best lab practices, exhibit strong communication and management skills, keep excellent records, and demonstrate the ability to work independently. Many department laboratories operate 24/7 with schedules on day, evening, or night shift. Rotating schedules may include weekend work and holiday assignment.


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