Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233206-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: VCRGE/GLBRC
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for providing data set results to Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) submitters using an HPLC and a GC instrument that run on 24/7 basis within the Wisconsin Energy Institute laboratory space. The individual hired must be able to work independently and troubleshoot and fix HPLC and GC issues.

This position offers a great opportunity to learn and grow your skillset as part of a knowledgeable team in a great research envioronment. Technical skills training and the operation of new instrumentation and equipment will be provided as needed.

The Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping to solve one of the most critical challenges of our time: the transition toward new, cleaner energy systems and solutions. WEI is led by scientists and engineers committed to making major breakthroughs in the way we source and use energy. Specifically, WEI seeks to: 1) foster collaborative energy projects across sectors and disciplines, 2) prepare energy leaders of today and tomorrow, and 3) enhance public understanding of energy issues. Within the Wisconsin Energy Institute is the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, a U.S. Department of Energy-funded Bioenergy Research Center led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The mission is to create biofuels and bioproducts that are
economically viable and environmentally sustainable while reducing society's dependence on fossil fuels.

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 of Science degree required. Coursework in chemistry or biological sciences preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum number of 1 year of relevant work experience. Hands-on experience with an HPLC and GC instrument preferred.

Additional Information:

Ability to work independently required; must be self-motivated, dependable, have a good work ethic. Must be available to work an occasional weekend.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $35,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online per the instructions at A resume and cover letter are required.


Emily Hickey
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Apr 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 28 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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