Job no: 227585-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Project Management, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This administrative management position is expected to provide operational oversight and program direction for The Midwest Center for Cryo-Electron Tomography (MCCET) and the Cryo-EM Research Center (CEMRC) at the University of Wisconsin Department of Biochemistry. This project is funded by the University, the Department of Biochemistry, and a federal grant awarded to the Principal Investigator (PI) from the National Institute of Health (NIH). The main aim of the research centers is to support investigators by providing access to well-trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment for (1) routine and advanced cryo-EM/cryo-ET specimen preparation, data collection, and computation; and (2) hands-on, remote, and virtual training in cryo-EM/cryo-ET specimen preparation, data collection, and data processing and validation. This position coordinates, oversees, and manages budgets and expenditures. This position will supervise and support research center personnel, research center users, and also work towards developing lab infrastructure for onboarding and training protocols. The position will also coordinate with UW-Madison finance, procurement, and grants management personnel; other national cryo-ET centers; and NIH and other extramural funding agency program officials.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.S. degree required, M.S. or Ph.D. preferred, in chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least two years of experience with university organization and federal grant agency policies. The diversity of duties of the position requires a unique combination of education and experience in both science and administration. Ideally, the incumbent will (1) be knowledgeable about governmental and private funding sources and their eligibility criteria and application procedures; (2) be able to translate highly technical scientific documents and information; (3) have computer experience in using computers for word processing, spreadsheet, database, scientific illustration, report presentation, website development, and scientific information retrieval from the web; (4) have experience in application of university administrative rules and regulations; (5) work effectively as part of a team or independently. The successful candidate will be organized to ensure that all deadlines are met and potential problems avoided. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Additional Information:

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. Applicants will be asked to upload a
current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing relevant experience, training and education for this position. Applicants are prompted to provide three professional references. References should include the contact's name, telephone number, email address, and relationship to the applicant.


Stefanie Lannoye
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Sep 28 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 29 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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