JOB NO.: 93649-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
Categories: Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 93649-AS
Working Title: Research Specialist
Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Hiring Department: A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
FTE: 75% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 05, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $33,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelors of science or arts in biochemistry, molecular biology or related field is required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
1 years laboratory experience in performing molecular biology techniques is preferred.
Experience in maintaining a mouse colony and handling mice is preferred.
License or certificate:
The Hoon Lab focuses on elucidating the mechanisms regulating the establishment of neuronal connections in the mammalian retina. Using high resolution imaging approaches and transgenic tools we uncover the role of synaptic molecules and circuit activity for the formation and function of the mammalian retina. We also seek to identify synaptic anomalies during disease and degeneration conditions. Comparing structural and functional circuit specificities during development and degeneration can unravel 'plastic' elements of retinal synapses which can be the focus for novel therapeutic approaches.
This position will conduct research to uncover the molecular and activity-dependent mechanisms regulating mammalian retinal development and degeneration.
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.
Individuals applying should have:
- excellent written and verbal communication skills
-computer skills including managing a database
-strong organizations skills
-ability to work effectively in a team
Instructions to applicants:
To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload your cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.
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: Mar 1 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Mar 15 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time