RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 93074-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93074-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist

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

Hiring Department: A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: FEBRUARY 19, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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



Degree and Area of Specialization:

BS/BA required, preferably in the biochemical sciences with an emphasis on biochemistry, cell biology, immunology or genetics.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Research experience in one of the the following areas is preferred: molecular biology techniques (RNA, protein work), mammalian cell culture, biochemistry or immunology. Additional consideration will be given to applicants with previous experience working with transgenic mouse colonies. Demonstrated ability to learn new techniques and train others is desired.



License or certificate:



Position Summary:

The Research Specialist will work with the principal investigator and graduate students or postdocs in the Biomolecular Chemistry Department to establish a robust research program studying cellular stress responses in cell culture system, as well as in diabetic mouse models to understand the mechanism of the disease, and develop novel and better therapeutic approaches for diabetes.

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.



Additional Information:



Contact:

Jennifer Scheuer
[email protected]
608-262-7796
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 begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and three references.



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: Jan 11 2018 Central Standard Time


Application Close: Jan 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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