RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 230378-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/SURGERY/VASCULAR SURGERY
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Department of Surgery is seeking a highly motivated individual to join an exciting research team to study the molecular mechanisms of vascular diseases. The mission of the lab is to investigate pathophysiology of aortic aneurysm and venous thrombosis and to develop novel disease treatments.

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:

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:

Bachelor's Degree required. Bachelor's degree in molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, or a related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least 1 year of research laboratory experience working in the fields of molecular, cellular or developmental biology preferred. Experience in cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques such as DNA/RNA preparation and analysis, and Western Blotting highly desirable. Additional experience handling laboratory animals is desirable but not necessary.

License or Certificate:

Biosafety training and animal handling training can be acquired by upon hire.

Additional Information:

Strong organizational skills, communication skills, and willingness to work in a team and learn new research techniques are important for this position.

Department(s):

A539750-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/VASCULAR SURGERY

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $36,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please select "" to upload your cover letter and resume. In your application materials, please address how you meet the Minimum Years and Relevant Work Experience for this position.

Contact:

Cory Reithmeyer
reithmeyer@surgery.wisc.edu
608-263-0787
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:

230378-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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jan 21 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Feb 10 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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