JOB NO.: 91289-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: VET M/PATHOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 91289-AS
Working Title: Research Specialist
Official Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Hiring Department: A873100-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 27, 2017
Term: This position will end on JANUARY 31, 2019.
Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
BS/BA degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, cellular biology, genetics, or related field required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
At least 2 years experience in molecular cloning, RT-PCR, and DNA sequencing required. At least 1 year experience in molecular virology strongly preferred. At least 1 year experience in eukaryotic cell culture preferred. And at least 1 year experience in laboratory animal techniques preferred.
Candidate must also have excellent organizational and communication skills.
A position is available in Drs. Matthew Aliota and Thomas Friedrich's laboratories at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine to study the evolutionary processes by which Zika virus adapts to new hosts.
Position may be extended beyond January, 2019 or changed to a renewable position depending on laboratory needs and available funding.
Instructions to applicants:
To apply for this position, please click "Apply Online" to begin the process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, current resume/CV, and a document listing the contact information for thre professional references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 06 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 22 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time