Madison, WI
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 101501-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 101501

Working Title: Laboratory Technician

Official Title: LAB PREP TECH S(34302)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary: Minimum $12.85

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the preparation and storage of chemicals, supplies, and instrumentation used in the instructional laboratories in the Department of Chemistry. Under the supervision of the laboratory directors, this position supports the instructional goals of the department and works closely with up to dozens of teaching assistants and thousands of students. Worker responsibilities include preparation of laboratory experiments and demonstrations; maintenance/repair of a variety of laboratory equipment, computers, and instrumentation; implementation of proper safety protocol for the storage, collection, and disposal of hazardous materials and waste; administrative oversight of the stockroom including hiring, training, and scheduling of student and temporary employees, inventory management and oversight; and developing notes and protocols associated with laboratory preparation.

Schedule Comment: Weekdays from 7:45 am - 4:30pm; with some flexibility.

Contact: Patrick Egan
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: Two vacancies will be filled from the pool of candidates.

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact Patrick Egan,, 608-262-1487.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Thus, your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed:
Handling chemicals in a laboratory environment;
Preparing chemical solutions in a laboratory environment;
Applying GLP (good laboratory practice) and safety protocols as they relate to chemical handling;
Setting up laboratory equipment and instrumentation;
Maintaining laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

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

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 12 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 26 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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