Madison, WI
Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91932-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91932-AS

Working Title: Associate Research Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Biology, and other Biology-related fields, Psychology, Behavioral or Physical Sciences, Engineering or other related field required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

We are looking for a responsible and organized person who is interested in conducting and providing technical support for neuroscience research to study brain functions. The suitable candidate should feel comfortable working with laboratory animals and has a strong ability to learn new things, to work collaboratively and, when needed, independently. Prior scientific research experience and experience working with non-human primates or other laboratory animals, knowledge of behavioral training methods, computers skills (e.g., familiarity with Excel, Matlab, Origin, programming languages) are preferred, but not required.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a highly responsible, motivated and organized Associate Research Specialist to actively support and participate in neuroscience research studying neural mechanisms underlying brain functions. Our laboratory uses physiological, behavioral, and psychological approaches to study how sensory information is processed in the brain to give rise to perception and to guide behavior.

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.


Xin Huang
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Instructions to applicants:

Please apply to Position Vacancy Listing #91932 at You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter.

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 29 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 22 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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