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

JOB NO.: 91688-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91688-AS

Working Title: Associate Researcher



FTE: 90% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 23, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,346 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master Degree required, preferably in neuroscience or physiology.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 2 years prior experience with standard rodent colony maintenance (including husbandry and genotyping) is required. Additionally, applicants who have at least 1 year of experience with animal necropsy and tissue dissection is strongly preferred. Experience with several techniques, including immunofluorescence staining, transfection, electroporation, and confocal microscopy is also preferred. Applicants must be willing to learn and conduct behavioral studies using rodents, including analysis of gait and motor control.

Position Summary:

A laboratory in the Biomolecular Chemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently seeking an Associate Researcher with a background in neuroscience and/or physiology, who is interested in uncovering the mechanisms by which various mutations cause peripheral neuropathy. The laboratory has generated a number of rodent models, which harbor mutations that cause disease in patients, and seeks to define impacts to neuronal physiology that underlie disease.

Additional Information:

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.


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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 and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.

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: Aug 8 2017 Central Daylight Time

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