Madison, WI
Aug 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91462-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91462-AS

Working Title: Associate Scientist



FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $51,391 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in biochemical sciences required. Emphasis on cell/molecular biology, immunology, cancer biology, virology, or biochemistry preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required: Minimum of 5 years experience in a biology research laboratory following Ph.D, with hands-on experience in at least two of the following research techniques: Culturing primary human cells; Using mouse models to investigate immune functions and disease pathology; In vitro analyses of human immune cell functions (e.g. ELISA, ELISpot; assays of cytolytic functions); Multicolor flow cytometry; Fluorescence microscopy; Immunohistochemistry;

Preferred: Purification and culture of primary human T cells; Generation and analysis of mice engrafted with human immune cells; Analysis of cell signaling; Molecular biology (especially Real-time PCR); Genetic manipulation of cells via viral transduction; Leadership experience in a lab setting and experience training others in lab techniques/protocols.

Position Summary:

This position is an integral part of an immunology research team investigating the anti-tumor functions of a unique population of human T cells (Vd2+ T cells). The successful applicant should have strong organizational abilities and excellent interpersonal skills, as well as some or all of the technical skills listed above, and enthusiasm for laboratory research.


Jenny Gumperz
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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 interest and your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) work references. Personal references are not acceptable. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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: 07 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 21 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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