Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233278-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The UW - Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation is looking for an individual that can be an active participant in research projects. The mission of the Al-Adra laboratory is to improve the quality of organs for transplantation through research and innovation; particularly related to donor organ pre-treatment using small animal models.

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.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

BA or BS required, preferable in biology, or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum 1 year laboratory work experience is required. A minimum of 2-3 years of laboratory work experience is desirable. Must have excellent lab management and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will have background in immunology and small animal models. Experience using CRISPR systems are required. Experience with multi-detector flow cytometry and molecular biology techniques including Western blotting, cell culture and PCR are preferred.

Additional Information:

Successful applicants will be:
1. Energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated, will have excellent organizational skills, and capable of working with a team to design and execute experiments
2. Have excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues
3. Successful in the participation of surgery and daily care of small animals
4. Successful in oversight of data collection, data analysis and interpretation of data findings.
5. Able to work flexible hours with occasional weekend and holiday rotations.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



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

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply click the "" link. You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume.

To be considered a qualified applicant, please indicate in your cover letter how you meet the required and preferred skills and experience listed in the position description.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Apr 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 30 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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