Madison, WI
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90196-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90196-AS

Working Title: Research Coordinator



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

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

Degree and Area of Specialization: A Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, or a related laboratory science is required. Graduate training in engineering or biomedical sciences is encouraged.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Experience with cell culture, tissue collection, IRB protocols, and record-keeping is strongly preferred.

Position Summary: The Research Specialist will provide technical support and research coordination for the Deming and Skala laboratories at the UWCCC. This is a cross functional role that spans both bench work and clinical work. Responsibilities include maintenance of cell cultures, research coordination for tissue collection, and processing of collected tissues for subsequent analysis. The Research Specialist will also assist with animal studies, maintaining equipment, and training as necessary.

Additional Information: The ability to handle cell lines and fresh tissue specimens under sterile conditions is essential to be successful in this position. Work is normally performed in a manufacturing and laboratory environment, and some strenuous physical effort is required. Flexibility in hours worked from day to day is beneficial.

Upon hire, the selected candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
- Knowledge and application of scientific procedures and research techniques
- Excellent organizational skills
- Ability to mentor others

The selected candidate will be expected to build interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, and promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:

Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally.
Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty
Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.

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: Kayla Gomez Cardona
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: To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a cover letter and resume. For maximum consideration, please be sure that your cover letter addresses your experience with cell culture, tissue collection, IRB protocols, and record-keeping, if not clearly evident in your resume.

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: 07 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 21 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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