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HISTOLOGY TECHNICIAN

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 237676-US
Work type: Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/SURGERY/RESEARCH ADMIN
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists



Position Summary:

The Department of Surgery is seeking an experienced, histology histotechnologist/ laboratory technician in the Department of Surgery, Histology Core Facility. The Core facility supports basic and translational research in the areas of vascular, otolaryngology, and solid organ transplantation, with extension of services to the UW campus and local biotech companies. Successful candidates will have strong verbal communication skills. This position collaborates and consults with a diverse group of researchers.
Performs complex lab testing and suggests suitable methods of specimen collection and representation for analysis to support clinicians or research.

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:

Bachelor's degree preferred. Bachelor's degree in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Animal Science or a related discipline preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of 3 years of relevant histology laboratory experience inclusive of IHC techniques, optimization, and validation required.

Well-qualified candidates will also have the following preferred criteria:
- Extensive experience in immunohistochemistry staining, RNAscope, and protocol development and validation
- Advanced computer skills, including Exel and various imaging software
- Extensive knowledge of advanced laboratory theory, technique, and testing related to anatomic pathology preferred
-Knowledge of current laboratory principles and procedures used in histology techniques preferred
-High level of interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communication skills

License or Certificate:

Degree from an accredited Histotechnology Program preferred
Certification as a Histological Technician/Technologist with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (HT/HTL ASC) preferred

Additional Information:

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above.

Department(s):

A539710-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/RESEARCH ADMIN

Work Schedule:

Typical work hours are Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. Schedule is negotiable upon hire.

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $19.50 HOURLY
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. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

Contact:

Allyson Hedding
ahedding@wisc.edu
608-264-2848
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:

HISTOLOGY TECH(35061)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

237676-US

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: Aug 4 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 18 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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