LAB RESEARCH SPECIALIST - TISSUE ACQUISITION RESOURCE

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Aug 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91599-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91599-AS

Working Title: Lab Research Specialist - Tissue Acquisition Resource

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

Hiring Department: A533400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 23, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $32,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Preferred in biology, microbiology, or other related laboratory science.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- A minimum of 1 year job experience in a lab is preferred.

- Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.



Position Summary:

The UW Carbone Cancer Center Tissue Acquisition Resource will house human tissue samples for use in research studies. This position reports to the Tissue Acquisition Resource Research Program Manager and will be involved in collecting and distributing human tissue samples as well as processing and storing blood and bone marrow samples.



Additional Information:

- Ease and ability to communicate effectively with diverse clinic and research staff. Excellent organization skills with attention to detail is required. Demonstrated ability to use computer software and databases required. Skills with digital photography and histology preferred.
- The incumbent is expected to become compliant with national standards regarding tissue collection, storage, and distribution.
- TB test required. Hep B vaccination will be recommended at the time of employment.

BioBank Core hours: 7:30am - 5:30pm. Schedule: flexible, can work out at time of hire.

Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
- Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally
- Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty
- Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork
- Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance

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:

Susan Hook
sue.hook@wisc.edu
608-265-2219
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:

Please upload a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please explain your experience and how it relates to this position description.



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: 04 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time


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

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