RESEARCH TECHNICIAN

Job no: 227517-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/CELL & REGENERATIVE BIOL
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Griep lab in the Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology in the School of Medicine and Public Health uses genetically engineered mouse strains to study the molecular basis of eye development. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is passionate about research. The individual will work under the daily guidance of the PI and will be involved in all aspects of the laboratory operations.

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.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, genetics or related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum six months working in a research lab is required. Experience with basic molecular biology skills such as PCR and electrophoresis is required. Experience with imaging techniques and mouse husbandry is preferred. Candidates must be comfortable working with mice. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are required.

Additional Information:

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. This position may become renewable should additional funding be obtained.

Department(s):

A531100-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CELL & REGENERATIVE BIOL

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 18 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $32,056 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' 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.

Contact:

Anne Griep
aegriep@wisc.edu
608-262-8988
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. )





Official Title:

ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

227517-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Applications Open: Sep 22 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 16 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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