Madison, WI
Oct 31, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 96331-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: VCRGE/GLBRC

Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96331-AS

Working Title: Assistant Research Materials Coordinator


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 25, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

BA/BS required, M.S. preferred, in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Relevant experience for this position includes at least 1 year, preferably 3 years, of experience of practical laboratory experience in organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, or chemical engineering. The successful candidate will possess strong technical proficiency in conducting chemical procedures, an ability to learn new methods efficiently, an ability to conduct standardized methods reproducibly, good writing and documentation capabilities, excellent interpersonal skills, a strong capacity for independent problem solving, and an ability to effectively coordinate research conducted in multiple research groups. Proficiency in basic computational and data management systems is also required.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) is one of four Department of Energy centers established to conduct fundamental, genomics-based research on microbial and plant systems required to realize the national need for low-cost biofuels. The GLBRC is housed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with collaborators at Michigan State University and other universities and national labs. The principal duties for this position will be divided into three areas, all components of generation, analysis, and coordination of standardized research materials in the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC).

Additional Information:


Emily Hickey
[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 by the assured consideration date as instructed on the UW jobs site. You will be required to upload a cover letter and CV.

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: Oct 30 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 13 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


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