Madison, WI
Dec 22, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 96896-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 96896-AS

Working Title: Research Technician


FTE: 40% - 60%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 07, 2019

Term: This position will end on AUGUST 31, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required in biology, biochemistry, or other related field of life science.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of one (1) year of laboratory experience or equivalent level of skill is required. Undergraduate research experience is acceptable. Qualified candidates will demonstrate:
- Strong molecular biology skills to assist with subcloning efforts.
- Experience with protein purification and characterization, including bacterial expression and chromatography.
- Proficiency with executing, optimizing, and troubleshooting plate-based biochemical assays.
- Familiarity with mammalian cell culture techniques.
- Ability to work in a team environment and maintain a clean workspace.
- Interest in working collaboratively and actively engaging in scientific exchange of ideas.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. By bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and a broad array of disciplines, we seek to foster unlikely collaborations, catalyze new ways of thinking, and generate unexpected scientific discoveries.

Located in the Denu Lab at WID, this part-time technician position provides support to a new drug discovery project.

Additional Information:

This position is expected to end after 8/31/2019. There is a possibility it may be extended up to 2 years from the start date. Depending on funding this position may be made ongoing.


Kory Breuer
[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 the APPLY NOW button. Only online applications will be accepted.

You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and cover letter describing your qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references.

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: Dec 17 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 31 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


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