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LAB MANAGER

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Job no: 237776-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of 15 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical bio-manufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.

The Research Specialist will support research in the Brain, Language and Acoustic Behavior Lab (PI: Carrie Niziolek) and the Speech Motor Action + Control Lab (PI: Ben Parrell). Research conducted by both labs combines behavioral and neuroscience methods to examine the basis of speech production and speech motor control in both healthy and neurologically impaired populations. This position will be responsible for performing data collection and analysis, oversight of participant recruitment, management of lab finances (purchases, reimbursements, etc.) and additional administrative responsibilities. Depending on experience, the position may also entail designing and executing new research projects.

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:

A Bachelor's degree is required. A degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Psychology or a related field is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Well-qualified applicants will have the following preferred experience:
- One or more years of behavioral research experience in an academic setting. Undergraduate
research experience may be considered.
- Knowledge of human subjects and research principles.
- Experience with MATLAB or another programming language.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Computer proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office software.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.

Additional Information:

This Position Vacancy Listing represents two separate and distinct appointments within the Waisman Center. The hired candidate will have two 50% appointments, each with a unique supervisor, in the Brain Language and Acoustic Behavior Lab and the Speech Motor Action + Control Lab.

A Criminal Background Check will be performed.
Must complete HIPAA and receive certification within the first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of notification.

Must complete Preventing Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence at UW-Madison training.

Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.

Department(s):

A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

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

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to begin the application process. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references.

Contact:

Melissa Strupp
melissa.henning@wisc.edu
608-890-1388
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:

237776-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: Jul 26 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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