JOINT LAB MANAGER - ENDOCRINOLOGY, DIABETES AND METABOLISM RESEARCH

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


JOB NO.: 94850-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/ENDOCRINOL


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 94850-AS

Working Title: Joint Lab Manager - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Research

Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $33,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology, or health-related field preferred. Master's or PhD degree preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Three to five years of laboratory experience with involvement in the day-to-day operations of a biomedical laboratory preferred. Experience with mice or rats, and the maintenance of an animal colony is highly desirable.



License or certificate:



Position Summary:

The Research Specialist will be responsible for facilitating the research programs in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. This role will serve as a joint Lab Manager for 4 Principal Investigators (PIs) who work collaboratively in the Endocrine Division. Research in the Division focuses on understanding the etiology and pathophysiology of diabetes and obesity, particularly as it relates to the pancreatic beta cell; the molecular mechanisms by which factors including aging and diet regulate glucose homeostasis, and ways to improve the management and treatment of diabetes and obesity. This position will primarily be focused on lab management and facilitating research progress for the entire research group, with less emphasis on individual experimental duties.

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:

The ideal candidate will possess the following key qualities:
- Highly organized
- Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment
- Ability to think creatively and problem solve



Contact:

Tiara Cargile
tcargile@medicine.wisc.edu
608-265-1186
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 create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.



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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