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ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SPECIALIST - LANG LAB - CARBONE CANCER CENTER

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 237803-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Associate Research Specialist position will work with the Principal Investigator in Human Molecular Biology and Cellular Immunology in the UW Laboratory of Josh Lang, M.D. at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. The focus of the laboratory is prostate and other solid tumor immunology and circulating tumor cells. This research will focus on rare cell analysis, immunology and epigenetics. The position requires the ability to work in a collaborative environment with other investigators on joint projects in this field. Involvement in these activities is expected to lead to scholarly work that will be published in scientific journals.

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 required; preferably in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or other closely-related biological science.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-Minimum 1 year experience in molecular biology methods and, immunology is required.
-Minimum 1 year experience with microfluidic technologies and fluorescence microscopy, as well as a circulating tumor cell research is required
-Minimum 1 year experience with lung cancer research is required.
-1 year of experience working in a UW Lab is preferred.
-Previous experience in flow cytometry preferred.

Additional Information:

The selected candidate will be expected to build interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, and promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. 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%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

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:

ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

237803-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 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 13 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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