Job description

JOB NO.: 94324-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 94324-AS

Working Title: Assistant Researcher - Chemistry & Ecology

Official Title: ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)


FTE: 70% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 15, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Toxicology or related discipline required

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least one year of experience in chemical analyses and analytical instrumentation (especially HPLC) required. Strong writing and statistical skills beneficial. Must have exceptional organizational, supervisory, and communication/interpersonal skills, as necessary for managing a diverse and productive research group. Must be able to work independently and as part of a research team.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Assistant Researcher will act as a laboratory and field project manager for multiple federally funded projects involving natural products chemistry. He/she will have the opportunity to design and conduct experiments, and write up results for publication in peer-reviewed journals. He/she will oversee chemical methods development, maintenance and upkeep of analytical instrumentation, execution of chemical analyses, and management of field and greenhouse plant studies. The Assistant Researcher will hire, train and supervise undergraduate assistants, and train all lab personnel (undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs) in execution of chemical analyses.

Additional Information:

This position is being announced simultaneously with PVL 94321 under the Research Specialist title series; please note only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences to consider candidates with a wide range of qualifications for this position.


Tami Flock
[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:

To apply for this position, please include a cover letter, CV and a document with the contact information for 3 references. Applicants should describe previous experience in analytical chemistry (especially chromatography), and project and personnel management, as applicable.

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: Apr 26 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: May 13 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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