Madison, WI
May 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90543-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90543-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.S. in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, or a related field of study.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 1 year of laboratory (non-classroom) experience in molecular biology (e.g., cDNA cloning and plasmid preparation, gel electrophoresis, DNA sequencing) is preferred. Experience with tissue culture, western blot analysis and clinical sample handiling is preferred. However, new or upcoming graduates in molecular biology or related fields are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in cell biology and biochemistry. Need to have experience working with primary mammalian cell culture, western blot and preparation of lentiviral vectors (HIV, FIV). Understanding of the anatomy of the eye is preferred. Must be willing to work with mice and rats.

Position Summary:

An exciting research technician opening is available in Dr. Donna Peters' Laboratory. The lab's focus is cell-matrix signaling in the human eye and glaucoma.

Additional Information:

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. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "full position details" at the additional link below.


Ruth Boynton

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 "Apply Now" to start the application process. Application materials must include a cover letter referencing PVL 90543, a current CV, and a list of contact information for 3 references. Direct any questions to

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: 05 May 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 19 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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