RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Job no: 228020-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/PATHOL-LAB MED/ANAT PATH
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

This is a great job opening for someone with experience in molecular biology and/or bioinformatics. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in biological science concepts and have experience in the preparation of samples for DNA deep sequencing and the analysis of deep sequencing datasets. The successful candidate will also be responsible for communicating experimental information and data with a variety of stakeholders: collaborators, public databases, scientific journals, and the general public.

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. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.S. in a biological science required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A degree in biology and experience with computational analysis of DNA sequencing data is required. Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

License or Certificate:

Biosafety training is required and can be completed upon hire.

Department(s):

A536300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PATHOL-LAB MED/ANAT PATH

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

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

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply at "Jobs at UW", under job number 228020. Please click "" to start the application process. Only application materials submitted through this site on or by the assured consideration date will be accepted for consideration. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume, and cover letter. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Contact:

Brian Axness
bcaxness@wisc.edu
608-265-8555
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:

SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

228020-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.

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 15 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 29 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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