ADRC NEUROPATHOLOGY CORE LAB MANAGER

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 234533-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center is an NIH-designated research program, with a mission to improve the lives of people affected by Alzheimer's disease (AD). Our work is to facilitate innovative science that targets the prevention and treatment of the disease by working to identify early signs of AD and its causes.

The incumbent for this position will work within the Neuropathology Core of the Wisconsin ADRC, along with our Core leaders and the manager of the Wisconsin Brain Donor Program. The Neuropathology Core is responsible for the management of the brain autopsy program, the management of ante-mortem and postmortem bio-specimens from enrolled participants, and the distribution of samples and data for approved research projects. Working closely with our Core neuropathologists, the incumbent will provide support for all aspects of our brain biorepository, freezer farm, and take part in new initiatives as they develop. Strong applicants will describe within their application materials previous relevant lab experience, attention to detail, leadership, and problem solving. A shared responsibility in brain donation and biorepository freezer call coverage, which is a 24/7 service, is expected.

The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center have 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:

Bachelor's degree required. Preferably in a biological or related science.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Minimum 3 years paid post-undergraduate work experience in a research lab required.
- Experience with human tissue handling or histology required.

Additional Information:

Exemplary interpersonal, technical and organizational skills required.

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.

Department(s):

A534255-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume/CV. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.

Contact:

Hanna Blazel
hmb@medicine.wisc.edu
608-265-3745
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)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

234533-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: Jun 16 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 30 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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