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JOB NO.: 96739-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96739-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 02, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $32,102 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in biological sciences.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Prior relevant lab experience required.

Tissue dissection, processing and sectioning, IF and ISH, microscopy, FACS and analyses, basic molecular biology skills and assisting in managing mouse genetic colonies will be among desired skills.

A successful candidate will possess strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently as well as strong written and oral communication skills (and display strong teamwork activity with other laboratory members, support staff and Principal Investigator).

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

A highly motivated individual will provide technical support for the Wellik lab and will have the ability to carry out supervised projects independently, as needed. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of a mouse developmental genetics laboratory's research program

Research duties include molecular biology, cell culture, histology (including IF and ISH), microscopy, and mouse colony maintenance. In addition, the individual will be expected to perform general lab duties, ordering supplies, chemical inventory and maintain sample database.

We are seeking an individual who will provide technical support for postdoctoral and graduate students, and who will have the ability to carry out supervised projects independently as well.

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:

Title Prefix assignment will be determined by number of years of relevant work experience.

A 12 month evaluation period will be required.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.


Melissa Zhang
[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:

To begin the application process please click on the `Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

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: Nov 27 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 11 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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