Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228692-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position will provide management and administrative support for the Comparative Ocular Pathology Laboratory of Wisconsin (COPLOW), which is a busy diagnostic laboratory within the University of Wisconsin's School of Veterinary Medicine and serves veterinarians across the United States and overseas.

Job responsibilities include, but not limited to:
1. Provide administrative support to the COPLOW's members
2. Keeps track of and oversees sample receipt and associated outgoing reports to ensure timely results delivery to clients
3. Schedules logistics for meetings, conferences, travel, and laboratory operations
4. Tracks, stocks, orders, and inventories laboratory and office supplies to ensure adequate materials are available for laboratory operation
5. Serves as first point of contact for clients (veterinarians) providing basic information regarding billing, specimen shipping and result status via phone or email
6. Manage and oversee the laboratory?s sample archives and maintenance of the electronic database
7. Assist in the coordination of in-house and outside research projects
8. Supervise student laboratory workers
9. Coordinate outside visitor program

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:

BS or BA with major in the biological sciences

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two years experience with University of Wisconsin-Madison research lab.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



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 your resume, cover letter, and a document listing three references. For maximum consideration, your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.


Leandro Teixeira
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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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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: Nov 9 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Nov 23 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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