CHEMIST

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233089-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: WSLHCLINICAL CHEMNEONAT SCR
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific, Other



Position Summary:

This position performs screening tests to identify congenital disorders in newborns as part of Wisconsin's Newborn Screening Program. The techniques relevant to this position include, but are not limited to, enzymatic assays, gel electrophoresis, immunoassays, and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). In conjunction with other professionals in the program, this position assists with pre-analytical, analytical, and post- analytical phases of testing, including reporting of screening test results. The position functions under general supervision and direction of the Chemist Supervisor.

The person in this position is expected to model and use the tools and principles of quality assurance in their daily work. This person must demonstrate exceptional professionalism by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with directors, supervisors, coworkers, and all customers. The person must use effective team skills to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit and the organization. Participation in continuous learning through professional development activities is also expected.

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 Chemistry, Biochemistry Biology, Medical Technology or related field is required.

An official or copy of an official, transcript will be required prior to an offer of employment. (Applicants with degrees from foreign institutions must have the transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services http://www.naces.org/ and the applicant is responsible for all costs associated with that evaluation).

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience in a clinical laboratory is preferred.

Additional Information:

Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analytical chemistry; Knowledge of high performance liquid chromatography; Knowledge of enzymatic assays; Knowledge of mass spectrometry; Knowledge of quality control principles; Knowledge of quality assurance; Knowledge of method validation; Knowledge of mathematical functions and ratios; Knowledge of laboratory safety and handling of chemicals, biological samples and laboratory equipment; Knowledge of newborn screening blood collection techniques and precautions; Knowledge of computer operation principles; Use of quality principles and tools; Effective team skills; Effective customer service skills; Interpersonal skills; Ability to effectively teach and communicate with students and staff; Effective writing skills; As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation. This position will be Tuesday - Saturday 08:00 - 17:00.

Department(s):

A522030-WI STATE LAB OF HYGIENE/CLINICAL CHEM/NEONAT SCR

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $45,643 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, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and a document listing contact information for three (3) references, including at least one supervisor.

If you have questions, you may email hrstaff@slh.wisc.edu or call Kelsey Gordon, 608-262-5594.

Contact:

Kelsey Gordon
kelsey.gordon@slh.wisc.edu
608-262-5594
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:

CHEMIST(R30DN) or ASSOC CHEMIST(R30FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

233089-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. 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: Apr 5 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 20 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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