SCIENTIST II

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233717-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

This position will work as part of a small research team in the Coon laboratory. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to use cryo-electron microscopy in the analysis of proteins derived from mass spectrometry. The candidate will be able to identify research problems, design research methodologies, perform research, and prepare the results for presentation to professional organizations and for scholarly publications.

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.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in chemistry, biomolecular chemistry or related field is required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required:
- At least 5 years of post-Ph.D. experience in biological research using cryo-TEM.
- Proven ability to integrate mass spectrometry (MS) technology with cryo-TEM grid/sample preparation
- Experience on the design and evaluation of experiments conducted for Mass Spec/ TEM technological coupling
- The ability to visualize experimental consequences and pre-plan for outcomes
- Ability to conduct TEM instrument maintenance and troubleshooting

Preferred:
- Experience creating standard user protocols for cryo-EM instrumentation
- Experience training new users in cryo-EM sample preparation, instrument operation, and data processing
- Experience planning for funding opportunities and ability to contribute to written documents including project reports, manuscripts, and funding proposals

Additional Information:

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

Department(s):

A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $55,627 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 and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Contact:

Melissa Zhang
melissa.zhang@wisc.edu
608-263-0496
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:

ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

233717-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/

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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 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 14 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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