ADVANCED LAB TECHNICIAN



JOB NO.: 90229-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90229-AS

Working Title: Advanced Lab Technician

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

Hiring Department: A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN

FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 05, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $35,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in biology or other closely related biological science is required.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 2 years of research lab experience is required.
At least 4 years of research lab experience including a strong background in cellular and protein functional assays preferred. Significant experience working with cultured cell lines, and skills in molecular biology and biochemistry are highly desirable.



Position Summary:

This position will provide technical support for the projects in the Principal Investigator's lab and will predominantly be involved with the design of cellular and protein functional assays.



Additional Information:

Knowledge/Skills:
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
-Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively required.
-Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are preferred.
-Ability to work effectively and energetically at a semi-independent level highly preferred.

-Experience in molecular cloning, expression construct design, bacterial and mammalian expression of RNA/protein, site-directed mutagenesis, immunofluorescence microscopy, Western blotting, luciferase assay, real-time PCR, and co-immunoprecipitation highly desired.

Position may also supervise a student hourly position.

Title prefix and salary will be dependent upon relevant years of experience.

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.



Contact:

Kristina Whisenhunt
whisenhunt@wisc.edu
608-263-8858
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, please click on "Apply Now" and upload a resume and cover letter referring to the Position Vacancy Listing number.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 28 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 31 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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