ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92200-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: CALS/BACTERIOLOGY


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific, Training, Employee Development, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 92200-AS

Working Title: Associate Research Specialist

Official Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department: A072800-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/BACTERIOLOGY

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 22, 2017

Term: This position will end on JULY 31, 2018.

Advertised Salary:

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



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology or closely related field required.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two or more years of verifiable laboratory experience in biological research and competency with general laboratory methods such as preparation of buffers and other common reagents is required. Demonstrable expertise with ELISA assays, gel electrophoresis, PCR/qPCR and tissue cell culture is required.

The candidate must have excellent time-management, record-keeping, and communication skills, as well as basic computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office.



License or certificate:

BSL2 and radiation certification will be acquired upon hire.



Position Summary:

Carry out and support research projects conducted in the laboratory of Professor John Mansfield, Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. The Mansfield lab works on cell biology and immunology of Trypanosoma spp, the causative agent of African Sleeping sickness.



Additional Information:

This is a fixed-term terminal appointment with a guaranteed length through July 31, 2018. This appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 24 months as a fixed-term terminal appointment or may become a renewable appointment depending on funding.

Title prefix is dependent on relevant work experience.



Contact:

Kari Straus
kari.straus@wisc.edu
608-890-1158
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:

Click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. You will be prompted to upload a resume and cover letter.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Oct 3 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Oct 17 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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