RESEARCH SPECIALIST - BURKARD LAB - CARBONE CANCER CENTER

Job no: 234767-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

We are seeking a candidate who will assist our ongoing research directed towards understanding the mechanisms and effects of chromosomal instability in breast cancer. The candidate will perform supervised work on a project employing patient-derived organoids by conducting bench research experiments and analyses. The candidate will be expected to help prepare experimental results for presentation and publication.

The Research Specialist position will work with the Principal Investigator of Breast Cancer, Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology in the UW Laboratory of Mark Burkard M.D. PhD at the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

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:

Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, or other natural, life or health care science required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Experience with basic laboratory procedures such as one or more of molecular cloning, cell biology/culture, microscopy, transfection, flow cytometry is preferred.
- Relevant coursework and/or experience in laboratory research preferred

Desired Attributes:
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work independently and collaborate with others
- Accurate record keeping
- Outstanding organizational skills
- Ability to manage time effectively
- The ideal candidate will have a keen intellectual interest in the science behind the projects and a demonstrated commitment to increasing background knowledge about their work

- Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

- Work involves exposure to human blood products, animal blood products and tissue.
- Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly encouraged at the time of hire.

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.

Department(s):

A533400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

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

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Devonne Tucker
dtucker@wisc.edu
608-263-9404
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:

234767-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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

Similar jobs

Similar jobs