RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90295-AS

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

Department: L&S/BOTANY/BOTANY


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90295-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist

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

Hiring Department: A481300-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/BOTANY/BOTANY

FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $31,114 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

BS in Botany, Biology, Wood Science, Wood Technology or substantially related field.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

One year or more of experience with forensic wood anatomy and identification. Prior experience training and supporting law enforcement with forensic wood anatomy, and technology transfer in forensic wood identification preferred.



Position Summary:

This position will support the cooperative projects between the University of Wisconsin, Department of Botany and the Center for Wood Anatomy Research. In particular, this position will focus on forensic wood science in the investigation of forest product supply chains. It will also engage in general forensic wood science service and research support, as well as support basic research in botanical wood anatomy and biocentric wood science.



Contact:

Julie Olson Paul
jkolson2@wisc.edu
608-262-8010
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 to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into the Associate Research Specialist, Research Specialist, or Senior Research Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Julie Olson Paul at jkolson2@wisc.edu or 608-262-8010.

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

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 26 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time


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

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