Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233087-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific, Other

Position Summary:

The UW Carbone Cancer Center Tissue Acquisition Resource will collect/process human samples for use in research studies. This position reports to the Tissue Acquisition Resource Research Program Manager and will be involved in collecting and distributing human tissue samples as well as processing and storing blood and bone marrow samples. This individual will work with BioSpecimen Module (BSM), a web-based tool used by the TSB in parallel with Forte OnCore Clinical Trials management system. The individual will assist in the preparation of SOPs and training documentation on an annual basis or as needed.

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. Preferred in biology, microbiology, or other related laboratory science.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- A minimum of 3 years job experience in a lab and exposure to patient care/consenting is preferred
- 1+ years data collection or report development preferred
- 1+ years documenting or eliciting business requirements preferred
- Oncore experience preferred

- Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

- Ease and ability to communicate effectively with diverse clinic and research staff.
- Excellent organization skills with attention to detail is required.
- Demonstrated ability to use computer software and databases required.
- Skills with digital photography and histology preferred.
-Willingness to work in different locations (Main location at WIMR, TAC, 1. S Park and Transformations surgery center)
- The incumbent is expected to become compliant with national standards regarding tissue collection, storage, and distribution.
- TB test required. Hep B vaccination will be recommended at the time of employment.

BioBank Core hours: 6:00am - 5:30pm. Schedule: flexible, can work out at time of hire.
- Some weekend and evening hours required.

Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Candidate should be curious, asks critical questions, and has experience troubleshooting and problem solving.

Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
- Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally
- Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty
- Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork
- Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $42,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


Devonne Tucker
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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.

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:

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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: Apr 13 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 14 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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