$45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The starting salary for the position is $45,000 but is negotiable
based on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position
can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays,
and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts;
retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (
Dr. Michelle Ciucci's Research Lab is seeking a Research Specialist
to contribute to the research projects of the lab. The Research
Specialist will assist with graduate-level research, organize and
manage undergraduate research assistants, and facilitate a
smoothly-operating NIH-funded research laboratory.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and
anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity,
Affirmative Action employer.
Develops, designs, and conducts one or
more research projects and organizes daily operation of projects
and specialized research areas to ensure work meets established
objectives under moderate supervision.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- 50% Conducts research experiments according to established
research protocols with moderate impact to the project(s). Collects
data and monitors test results
- 10% Operates, cleans, and maintains organization of research
equipment and research area. Tracks inventory levels and places
- 5% Reviews, analyzes, and interprets data and/or documents
results for presentations and/or reporting to internal and external
- 10% Participates in the development, interpretation, and
implementation of research methodology and materials
- 20% Provides operational guidance on day-to-day activities of
unit or program staff and/or student workers
- 5% Performs literature reviews and writes reports
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commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
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Preferably in neurobiology, biology, zoology, anatomy,
biochemistry, physiology, psychology, engineering, or communication
sciences & disorders.
- Experience conducting, analyzing, and disseminating
- Willing and able to quickly learn relevant assays, background,
and research questions.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1
waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position,
neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring
eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the
effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not
available for this position.
Effective January 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor Fair Labor
Standards Act (FLSA) will be updated to require that positions
earning less than $35,568 annually be considered non-exempt under
FLSA provisions for overtime (see https://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime2019/
). Based on these rules, if the person selected for this
recruitment will earn less than the new salary threshold at January
1, 2020 ($35,568 annually), he/she will be an academic staff
non-exempt employee, will be paid hourly, and will receive overtime
compensation for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will
be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly
describing your qualifications and experience as it relates to this
role. You will also be asked to provide contact information for
three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor
during the application process. References will not be contacted
without prior notice.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE
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Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to, including but not
limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as
a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal
regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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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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