RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Apr 06, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 93596-AS

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

Department: VCRGE/INS ON AGING/INST AGING


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93596-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist

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

Hiring Department: A348300-VCRGE/INS ON AGING/INST AGING

FTE: 75% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

BS or BA in biological or psychological sciences.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Experience working with biological specimens, including blood, urine and saliva. Experience with biosafety level 2 procedures, and appropriate handling of specimens in biosafety cabinet. Experience with ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) techniques for immune measures. Experience performing bioassays. Ability to use both Macintosh and PC computers. Experience with data entry and analysis programs, especially Excel, and creating and analyzing large datasets, including basic statistical testing preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology and diagnostic tests preferred. Working knowledge of several 'omics' fields and platforms, including genomics and metabolomics preferred.



License or certificate:



Position Summary:

The overarching objective is to assist in the biomarker testing and analysis for a large study on the biology of health and aging in America (Midlife in the US, aka MIDUS). This ranges from performing the routine testing already underway, learning new techniques, as well as intellectual contribution about potential new techniques (i.e. genomics, proteomics, lipidomics, etc.).



Additional Information:

More information about MIDUS can be found at: http://midus.wisc.edu/



Contact:

Todd Forsythe
forsythe@wisc.edu
608-263-6404
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:

Your application must be received through Jobs at UW portal to be considered a candidate.

To apply for the position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter that describes your qualifications as they relate to the position.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: Apr 5 2018 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Apr 22 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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