RESEARCH SPECIALIST - LUNG DISEASE RESEARCH

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233758-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/PULMON MED
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

We are seeking a candidate who will assist our ongoing research directed toward understanding mechanisms of lung injury and repair responses. The candidate will perform supervised work on several projects using mice, human tissue, and cultured cells. Under supervision from the lab manager, candidate will perform complex biological procedures and analyses in a basic science laboratory. All of the experiments require meticulous technique and the ability to optimize and troubleshoot a variety of different protocols. The candidate will be expected to help prepare experimental results for presentation and publication.

The candidate should possess strong organizational and communication skills, a talent for managing diverse tasks, and an ability to work well in a team. The ideal candidate will have a keen intellectual interest in the science behind the projects and a demonstrated commitment to increasing their background knowledge about their work.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as end and 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 in chemistry, biology, or other natural, life or health care science required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Relevant course work and/or experience in laboratory research preferred.

Previous experience handling mice is optimal. Proficiency with Apple computers and experience with spreadsheet, statistical, and graphical software are also preferred.

Knowledge about small-volume fluid handling, tissue culture/sterile technique, and general cell, molecular, biochemical, and/or immunological methods is essential, and experience in these areas is desired.

Additional Information:

Will require occasional weekend work.

Candidate should be highly motivated, detail oriented, and committed to excellence.

Department(s):

A534285-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/PULMON MED

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $32,697 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to submit a CV and a personal statement/cover letter. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.

Contact:

Carole Wilson
cwilson@medicine.wisc.edu
608-263-4510
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:

SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

233758-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).

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Applications Open: Apr 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 29 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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