RESEARCH SPECIALIST - RNA PROCESSING IN CANCER

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Aug 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91497-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM


Location: Madison

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Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91497-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist - RNA Processing in Cancer

Official Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

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

FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; preferably in Biochemistry, Biology, Engineering, Pharmacology, Physics, Physiology, or other health-related field.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Undergraduate research experience or internship, or experience as a technician running the day-to-day operations of a biomedical laboratory preferred. Experience with molecular cell biology or biochemistry techniques is highly desirable. The individual must be motivated, and able to approach the day-to-day lab work as well as scientific questions in a systematic, organized manner. A strong commitment to data reproducibility is essential.



Position Summary:

The specialist will provide technical assistance in support of Dr. Heidi Dvinge's laboratory in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry. The laboratory uses molecular biology and bioinformatics to study causes and consequences of abnormal post-transcriptional RNA processing in cancer.



Contact:

Heidi Dvinge
dvinge@wisc.edu
608-262-1347
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 resume/CV, a cover letter briefly explaining your interest and highlighting any prior experiences relevant to this position, and references.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 02 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 8 Sep 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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