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Job Description

The Materials Characterization and Processing (MCP) facility of Johns Hopkins University is looking to hire an experienced Lab Manager to run the brand new Focused Ion Beam lab. The successful applicant will be responsible for operation, training, technical support, and maintenance of the Helios FIB and SEM within the MCP.

Secondary responsibility would be to support the TEM Manager. Specific required FIB experiences are: 1) TEM sample preparation, 2) 3D EDX and EBSD data acquisition and processing, and 3) cryo-FIB applications. Specific SEM experiences are: 1) low voltage and low vacuum imaging, and 2) quantitative EDX analysis.

The incumbent will perform independent research on funding that comes from the private sector and federal grants and collaborate with faculty at the Homewood and School of Medicine campuses. This position will participate in publications of the research and technical advances. It is also expected that this position research and develop new methods for the utilization of the FIBSEM, collaboratively and independent of users.

JHU engages in a wide variety of research activities ranging from functional materials to biology, from Earth materials to mechanical properties testing. You will be expected to develop appropriate uses of electron microbeam instruments to serve JHU's diverse research needs.

JHU offers the opportunity to work in a top-ten university without the high-volume pressures of larger institutions. The MCP will be moving to a newly renovated space where you will have an opportunity to shape the future of analytical facilities at Hopkins.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
* Six years experience in a comparable laboratory performing relevant techniques.
* Additional education 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

* A master's degree, or equivalent, in Materials Science, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field is strongly preferred.
* Two years minimum of direct experience with FIB applications strongly preferred.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Specialist II

Working Title: Materials Characterization & Processing (MCP) Laboratory Manager

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME

Starting Salary Range: $60,342 to $83,034 annually

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F 8-5 varies

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus

Department name: 10001493-Materials Science & Engineering

Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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 HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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.

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