SCIENTIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91382-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91382-AS

Working Title: Scientist

Official Title: SENIOR SCIENTIST(E10BN) or ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)

Hiring Department: A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 03, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $40,861 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. required, preferrably in the biochemical sciences with an emphasis on biochemistry, cell biology, immunology or genetics.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum 2 years of experience in a research laboratory following Ph.D is required. Research experience in the following areas is preferred: molecular biology, cell culture, biochemistry, organelle biology, beta cell biology, imaging, autoimmunity and/or immunological techniques. Additional consideration will be given to applicants with previous experience working with transgenic mouse colonies.



Position Summary:

The Scientist will work with the principal investigator, academic staff, graduate students and postdocs in the Biomolecular Chemistry Department to establish a robust research program to study the role of unfolded protein response, stress responses, and organelle dysfunction in autoimmune diabetes (Type 1 diabetes) using novel genetic mouse models. Work in the laboratory involves molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, cell culture, and in vivo mouse experiments. Personal initiative, independence, strong organizational abilities, and enthusiasm for laboratory research are essential.



Contact:

Feyza Engin
fengin@wisc.edu
608-262-7796
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 begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and three references.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Jul 11 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Aug 29 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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