RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Mar 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 93651-AS

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

Department: SMPH/DERMATOLOGY/DERMATOLOG


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93651-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist

Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department: A534300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/DERMATOLOGY/DERMATOLOG

FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor Degree required, preferably in biological sciences or related field.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 1 year of experience in a biomedical research laboratory is preferred. Experience with basic molecular biology techniques, including mammalian cell culture, recombinant DNA techniques, western blotting, and DNA/RNA isolation and manipulation, highly desired. Animal handling and manipulation (mice) will be required, so either previous
experience, or desire to learn, will be needed.



License or certificate:



Position Summary:

We are looking for a dedicated person who is excited about science to assist an established faculty member in performing experiments related to melanoma tumor development and progression These experiments involve human and mouse normal and cancer cell culture, transgenic/knockout mouse models and RNA and protein analysis.



Additional Information:

Training on specific techniques will be provided, but incumbent will be expected to perform techniques independently in time. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required.



Contact:

Brian Axness
bcaxness@wisc.edu
608-265-8555
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:

Apply on-line at "Jobs at UW", under vacancy 93651. Click the apply now button, and upload a cover letter and resume/CV.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Mar 1 2018 Central Standard Time


Application Close: Mar 15 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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