Job description


Job no: 96345-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Research Specialist

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):



50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

NOVEMBER 01, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $32,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

BA or BS required, preferably in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, or related field

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Research experience in a laboratory setting or design project work (BME Design)
-Experience leading design or research teams
-Experience with human subject testing
-Strong interest in medicine and research
-Excellent lab management and organizational skills.

-At least 2 years of lab research experience and a strong background in the sciences
-Background in literature research
-Preparation, revision, and submission of manuscripts
-Familiarity with IRB & IACUC Protocols
-Experience with NIH-style grant writing
-Previous published manuscripts
-Planning to or have taken the MCAT (please provide scores if applicable)

License or Certificate:

Position Summary:

The Laryngeal Physiology Lab in the Division of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is looking to recruit a full-time Research Specialist to assist in research projects in the area of voice analysis. This position will be collecting data on parameters of phonation in normal and disordered human voice. You will be responsible for approximately 15 undergraduate researchers and their projects.

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:

An ideal candidate will be a recent graduate from a biology-related major, have scored at least 510 on their MCAT and have a GPA greater than 3.5. An ideal candidate will also have strong problem-solving skills. This is a great opportunity for students to improve their resume and application to medical school.


Courtney Athnos
[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 through the Apply Now link. You will be required to upload a 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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Applications Open: Oct 12 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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Job No:
Posted: 10/19/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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