RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Mar 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 89561-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time

Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89561-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist

Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department: A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM

FTE: 90% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 05, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

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



Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelors Degree required; preferably in neuroscience.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Applicants must be willing to learn and conduct behavioral studies using rodents, including analysis of gait and motor control. A minimum of 1 year prior experience with standard rodent colony maintenance (including husbandry and genotyping) is desired, but experience with other mammalian systems will also be considered. Additionally, applicants who have experience in isolating and culturing primary neurons from rodents, immunofluorescence staining, transfection, electroporation, and/or confocal microscopy is preferred.



Position Summary: The laboratory of Dr. Anjon Audhya, in the Departement of Biomolecular Chemistry, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently seeking a research specialist with a background in neuroscience, who is interested in uncovering the mechanisms by which various mutations cause peripheral neuropathy. The laboratory has generated a number of rodent models, which harbor mutations that cause disease in patients, and seeks to define impacts to neuronal physiology that underlie disease.



Contact: Kedren Ekelin
ekelin@wisc.edu
608-890-4631
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 upload your cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please explain your experience in the areas specified in the requirements of the PVL.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 27 Jan 2017 Central Standard Time


Application Close: 30 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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