INSTRUMENTATION SPECIALIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
May 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 93855-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: L&S/GEOSCIENCE/GEOSCIENCE


Location: Madison

Categories: Geology/Cartography, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93855-AS

Working Title: Instrumentation Specialist

Official Title: SR INSTRUMENT SPEC(S52BN) or INSTRUMENTATION SPEC(S52DN) or ASSOC INSTRUMENT SPEC(S52FN)

Hiring Department: A483200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/GEOSCIENCE/GEOSCIENCE

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $36,163 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

BA or BS required, preferably In Geology/Geoscience or related field.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 1 year of training or experience in laboratory setting or other sample-preparation facility is preferred.
Experience working independently.
Ability to solve problems.
Ability to handle delicate samples and power tools.
Must be able to work well with others.
Additional experience in preparation of thin sections, polishing, mineralogy, geology, and optical microscopy is desirable.
Experience with Logitech equipment is particularly beneficial.



License or certificate:



Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geoscience seeks a full-time academic staff member for preparation of microscope thin sections and polished mounts of geological samples. These materials are the foundation of research for many programs in the department. The position supports faculty and staff, as well graduate and undergraduate students. Around one thousand pieces are produced a year of which about 50 percent are polished for use on a variety of analytical instruments.



Additional Information:



Contact:

Basil Tikoff
basil@geology.wisc.edu
608-262-4678
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See http://www.wisconsinrelay.com/">RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into a Associate Instrument Specialist, Instrumentation Specialist or Senior Instrument Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact Michelle Szabo, mszabo@wisc.edu.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.



Additional Link: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/weblisting/External/PVLSummaryPrint.aspx?pvl_num=93855">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: May 9 2018 Central Daylight Time


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

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