JOB NO.: 89604-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 89604-AS
Working Title: Laboratory Manager
Official Title: LABORATORY MGR I(P60NS)
Hiring Department: A348800-VCRGE/PRIMATE/PRIMATE
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 08, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelors degree in biological sciences required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Well-qualified applicants will have at least 3 years of related research experience in cell culture, flow cytometry, basic molecular biology techniques and work with mice is required. Must have prior experience in maintaining and breeding mouse colony as well as the coordination of complex research studies. Previous experience in training research support staff highly desirable. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and have experience with database management tools.
Position Summary: The Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC) is one of seven federally supported National Primate Research Centers and the only one in the Midwest. WNPRC's mission is to increase the understanding of basic primate biology and to improve human health and quality of life through research. To accomplish this, the WNPRC helps discover treatments, preventions and cures for human disease; generates new knowledge of primate biology, from the molecular and whole animal levels to the understanding of primate ecosystems; facilitates research progress by providing expertise, resources and training to scientists worldwide; and collects primate information and disseminates to the research community and to the public. Based in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the WNPRC has strong, long-established research and teaching links to the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), the College of Letters and Science (L&S), the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), and the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM).
A position is available with the Precision Medicine Unit at the WNPRC in the laboratory of Dr. Igor Slukvin. The Precision Therapy Subunit of Precision Medicine core supports the recently established nonhuman primate (NHP) bone marrow transplantation program, a key component of the WNPRC Regenerative and Reproductive Medicine program. This program supports NHP studies to prevent solid organ transplant rejection through hematopoietic chimerism (Dixon Kaufman, UW-Madison and Samuel Strober, Stanford University), the development of novel approaches for highly efficient methods of genetic modification of HSCs (Torbett, the Scripps) , preclinical evaluation of iPSC-derived blood products and vascular cells (Thomson, Slukvin, Morgridge Institute for Research, UW-Madison), and novel stem-cell based therapies for AIDS (Golos, Slukvin, Connor, UW-Madison).
Additional Information: A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A one year period of evaluation will be required.
Contact: Caitlin Milnthorpe
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. Please submit a cover letter and resume/CV highlighting your experience as it relates to this position. Please reference PVL 89604 in your application materials. PDF documents are preferred. You will also be asked to provide three professional references during the application process.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 18 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 2 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time