Job description

JOB NO.: 94075-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Dean, Director, Executive, Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 94075-LI

Working Title: Biotron Manager

Official Title: ASST DIR, UNSPEC (8)(M94LN)

Hiring Department: A347400-VCRGE/BIOTRON/BIOTRON

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 14, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $67,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.A. or B.S. in biological sciences, engineering or related field required. Advanced degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of five years experience in some area of biological research. Minimum of 3 years management/supervisory experience required, preferably in a research environment. Must have experience in laboratory safety and employee management and supervision. Ability to work with faculty, graduate students, academic staff, university staff and private industry researchers is vital. Experience in facility management and assuring compliance with research regulations is highly preferred. This position will report directly to the Biotron Director.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position will direct the overall administrative and research operations of the University of Wisconsin Biotron. The Assistant Director interacts with the Biotron Director in developing Biotron policies and procedures, and in evaluating Biotron operational needs, strategy and research developments.

The Assistant Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of the research center and acts as the Biotron administrator. The Assistant Director will participate in strategic planning initiatives and policy development. Discuss research projects with investigators to determine the suitability of the Biotron for their research. Schedule research projects in plant, animal or material testing research within the Biotron. Responsible for ensuring the research is conducted in compliance with all applicable regulations including genetically modified organisms (GMO), radiation, chemical, biosafety, occupational health and safety regulations. Responsible for budget development and maintenance, per diem charge backs and public relations. Responsibility for supervision, allocation of duties, hiring, semi-annual performance reviews and managing workplace environment for Biotron staff.

In addition to these duties, the Assistant Director provides oversight for one of the major programs supported by the Biotron, which include the Animal Research Service, the Plant Research Program or another program within the Center. Preference is given to an individual with experience in regulatory oversight and management of an animal research program.

Additional Information:


Colleen Crummy-Mousseau
[email protected]
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:

Begin the online application process by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining your experience as related to the position as well as a current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Apr 10 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: May 8 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 4/11/2018
Application Due: 5/9/2018
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