RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Job no: 233033-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/MED MICROBIO/MED MICRO
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology is looking for an Associate Research Specialist to join the Sauer Lab to support research focused on host pathogen interactions, antibiotic development, and/or tumor immunology.

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 applicants 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 in the Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, or related field is required by time of hire. Current undergraduate students with spring 2021 graduation dates are welcome to apply.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of one (1) year of research experience required. Undergraduate laboratory research experience is acceptable. A strong background in molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry is also required. The successful applicant will possess a desire and demonstrated ability to learn new techniques. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in microbiology, immunology, mouse models of infection and/or mouse colony management.

Additional Information:

We are looking for an individual who possesses the following characteristics:

-Highly motivated and organized
-Strong desire and demonstrated ability to advance scientific projects
-Excellent work ethic
-Thrives in a fast-paced environment
-Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
-Enjoys working as a team member as well as independently

Department(s):

A534700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MED MICROBIO/MED MICRO

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $32,697 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 a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information during the application process for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Contact:

Lily Kramer
lbkramer@wisc.edu
608-262-7216
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:

ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

233033-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.

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Applications Open: Apr 6 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 30 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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