HISTOLOGY TECH SENIOR
JOB NO.: 101590-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 101590
Working Title: HISTOLOGY TECH SENIOR
Official Title: HISTOLOGY TECH-SR(35062)
Hiring Department: A536200-MEDICAL SCHOOL/NEUROSCIENCE
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
The Histology Technician will be in a research laboratory in the Department of Neuroscience in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Much of the work will be done in the U.W. School of Medicine and Public Health Electron Microscope Facility. The technician will be responsible for all aspects of preparing and processing fixed neural tissue at the light and electron microscopic level. Steps involved include sectioning, stepping the sections through a series of complex reactions to make specific labeled cells visible and electron dense, immunohistochemistry, plastic embedding, counterstaining, ultrathin re-sectioning, and mounting/counterstaining processed tissues on grids and slides for light or electron microscope visualization. As the technician becomes more experienced, they will be trained in quantitative evaluation of the data collected. Work is performed under the close, direct supervision of the director of the research laboratory (Phil Smith, Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience) as well as the project manager of the U.W. School of Medicine and Public Health Electron Microscopy Facility (Randall Massey).
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.
Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. This includes a 30 minute unpaid lunch.
Instructions to applicants:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 27 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 23 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time