RESEARCH SPECIALIST - TRANSPLANT
JOB NO.: 90714-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Categories: Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90714-AS
Working Title: Research Specialist - Transplant
Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Hiring Department: A539742-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/TRANSPLANT
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 17, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $36,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
BA/BS required with specialization in biology desired.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Experience in a basic science lab is required. A minimum of one year experience in molecular biology techniques including RNA, PCR, Western Blot, cell culture, ELISA, protocol and assay development is preferred. Experience with immunohistochemistry, including fixing and embedding tissue, cutting and mounting sections, antigen retrieval methods, staining, and analyzing is desired. Experience with animal work is also preferred.
Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. For the senior level position, a minimum of 7 years experience is required.
The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, is seeking a highly motivated and self-directed Research Specialist to join an exciting research team to study cellular and organ transplant models in rodent and non-human primate pre-clinical trials. This position will work collaboratively with students, residents and other researchers on a variety of exciting and challenging projects in the field of transplantation. Research efforts will contribute to improvement in human treatment options.
Excellent communication and organizational skills along with the ability to adapt to various research methodologies as well as many work environments are essential.
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.
Instructions to applicants:
Please apply through the Apply Now link. You will be required to upload a cover letter and 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: 12 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 4 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time