Madison, WI
Jun 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91204-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91204-AS

Working Title: Microbiologist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree with a major in clinical laboratory science, life science, or related field (required). Master's degree or PhD in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Laboratory Medicine, or related field (preferred).

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Experience in human genetics research and/or clinical testing particularly with techniques such as: fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), PCR (RT-PCR, qRT-PCR, ms-PCR), Sanger and Next-generation sequencing, automated fragment analysis, and microarray (CGH, SNP, expression). Strong communication and computer skills.

License or certificate:

Certification as a medical technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) is a plus.

Position Summary:

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) is hiring a full-time research specialist to perform laboratory methods, develop testing procedures, mediate the transition from research to clinical testing, and perform routine clinical tests in the human molecular genetics and cytogenetics laboratory of Disease Prevention Division.

Additional Information:

As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation.


Heather Sauer
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 apply for this job, please upload a resume and cover letter (including title and Vacancy ID#). If you have questions, you may email hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Heather Sauer, 608-890-1152.

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: 20 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 18 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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