RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91289-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: VET M/PATHOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES


Location: Madison

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

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 27, 2017

Term: This position will end on JANUARY 31, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

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.



Position Summary:

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.



Additional Information:

Position may be extended beyond January, 2019 or changed to a renewable position depending on laboratory needs and available funding.



Contact:

Matthew Aliota
mtaliota@wisc.edu
608-890-0480
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 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 nancy.parkinson@wisc.edu.



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

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