ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

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


JOB NO.: 95225-AS

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

Department: CALS/PLANT PATHOLOGY


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 95225-AS

Working Title: ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Official Title: RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

FTE: 70% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 28, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Preferred specialization in Biology, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, Agronomy, or related discipline.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Candidate must possess a strong foundation in the principles and concepts of plant sciences. Candidate must be familiar with working with field-based research plots as well as laboratory based experimentation. Knowledge and experience in field-based research is highly desired, and demonstrated experience managing students. At least two years of research expeirience preferred.



License or certificate:



Position Summary:

The Research Specialist provides technical assistance in the research lab of Dr. Erin Silva in the Department of Plant Pathology. He/she implements research techniques as directed to carry out, under supervision, components of research projects. He/she must provide his/her own transportation or have a valid driver's license to carry out duties of the position. The Research Specialist must be a good communicator, be self-motivated, and have a positive attitude towards teamwork.



Additional Information:



Contact:

Donna Cole
dmcole@wisc.edu
608-263-4520
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 begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a resume and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.



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: Jul 9 2018 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Jul 23 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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