LABORATORY PREPARATION TECHNICIAN - OBJECTIVE

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 08, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Job no: 227966-TE
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department: CALS/WCIC/WCIC
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists



Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center (WCIC) building is a 100,000 square foot agricultural biotechnology/greenhouse complex. The building houses the state-of-the-art transgenic plant laboratories and greenhouses which supports unprecedented scientific advancement opportunities and improve plants for humans, livestock, and the environment. The center has a high throughput transformation pipeline capable of generating transgenic and edited plants and needs a Lab Prep Tech to assist with our sorghum and maize plant transformation process. The candidate selected for this role will focus on assisting in our transformation department with tissue culture, plant transformation, and some general media prep duties. Position functions under the general supervision of a technical supervisor. Prior plant tissue culture experience is highly desired.

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.

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.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-Prior plant tissue culture experience is highly desired
-Ability to follow procedures and protocols

Additional Information:

-A criminal background check is required
-Occasional weekends, as needed

Department(s):

A077800-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/WCIC/WCIC

Work Schedule:

Average of 30 hours or less per week.

Appointment Type, Duration:

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

Salary:

Minimum $13.62 HOURLY
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.

Contact:

Justin Cave
justin.cave@wisc.edu
608-263-3715
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:

LAB PREP TECH O(34301)

Employment Class:

Temporary Employment

Job Number:

227966-TE

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

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 8 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 22 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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