JOB NO.: 93596-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: VCRGE/INS ON AGING/INST AGING
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.
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:
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.).
More information about MIDUS can be found at: http://midus.wisc.edu/
Instructions to applicants:
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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