Madison, WI
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89835-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 89835-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist



FTE: 60%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 02, 2017

Term: This position will end on MARCH 31, 2018.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: BA or BS in neuroscience, biological sciences, engineering or related fields is required. MS or PhD is highly desirable.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Experience in engineering and/or programming laboratory equipment in a research setting is required.
Experience and interest with state-of-the-art electrophysiological (EEG) research methodology and image processing tools is desired. Proficiency with data analysis tools such as R, Python, or Matlab with basic programming expertise in at least one of these software programs is highly desirable. Prior experience working in a clinical setting and/or with human research participants is highly desirable.

Position Summary: The successful candidate will be responsible for setting up, operating, and troubleshooting a new high density electroencephalogram (HD EEG) system which will be used for clinical and research purposes.

Additional Information: The successful candidate must also possess excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Excellent spoken and written communication skills required.

In additional to a criminal background check, this offer is also conditional, pending the results of a caregiver background check. If the results of the check are unacceptable, the offer will be withdrawn. If you have started you appointment, your appointment will be terminated.

This position will end one year from the start date with the possibility of a one year extension. There is also the possibility that this position could be changed to a fixed term renewable position depending on availability of funding.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Contact: Jenny Becker
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants: Please click on the "Apply Now" button and upload a resume and cover letter.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 14 Mar 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 28 Mar 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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