Job description

JOB NO.: 93792-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 93792-AS

Working Title: Associate Research Specialist



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 01, 2018

Term: This position will end on APRIL 30, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors degree required, preferably in Biological Sciences, Physiology, Animal Biology or Biomedical Engineering, or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Experience with placing I.V. lines, anesthetizing, handling, monitoring, and recovering live animals, primarily non-human primates, is desirable but not required. Training can be provided if needed.

Knowledge of the eye or optics preferred but not required.

Ability to act independently and/or carry out requests for assistance with experiments.

Ability to understand ocular anatomy and physiology to perform ocular experiments in non-human primates.

The candidate should have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills so that projects can be coordinated and proceed efficiently in terms of time, animals, materials, and personnel requirements.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will serve as an integral research team member, working closely with the principal investigator and other staff to meet the operational and research needs of the Presbyopia and Glaucoma Programs, in the Paul L. Kaufman laboratory in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

This is a one year fixed term terminal position. But this may be extended for one more year and/or be converted to a renewable position contingent upon funding.


Michele Kempfer
[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:

Please apply for this position by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. Please upload your resume and cover letter.

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: Mar 29 2018 Central Daylight Time

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





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Posted: 6/9/2018
Application Due: 6/16/2018
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