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SCIENTIST I

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
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Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 243342-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
Location: Madison
Categories: Research



Job Summary:

The Scientist duties will include designing and utilizing research methodologies to achieve the goals of the project, assistance or lead in writing of grants and manuscripts, regular data report, presentation of data at national and international meetings, participation in meetings with collaborators, assist in the mentoring of undergraduate and/or graduate students, and additional duties as requested by the principal investigator.

The Engin lab focuses on understanding the role of beta cell endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and the unfolded protein response (UPR) in type 1 diabetes pathogenesis. We apply cutting edge cellular and molecular techniques including single cell RNAseq, ATACseq and ChIPseq, imaging and use various novel genetic mouse models of the UPR and human islets to accomplish the studies (see our publications in Sci Transl Med, 2013, Cell Metab 2020 and lab website below for complete publication list).

https://www.enginlab.org/feyzaenginphd
https://www.enginlab.org/

About the Job:

Scientist I (RE043)

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

Education:

Required
Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology, immunology, biochemistry, or a related field.

Qualifications:

Two (2) years of postdoctoral training experience required.

Experience in beta cell biology, T cell biology, autoimmunity, mitochondrial biology, sequencing data analysis, and animal models of disease is preferred but not required.

Additional Information:

The ideal candidate is expected to be a creative, productive and self-motivated individual with the ability to think critically, learn quickly and function both independently and within a team.

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.

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.

Department(s):

A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

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

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter specifically addressing the required qualifications. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Contact:

Melissa Zhang
melissa.zhang@wisc.edu
608-263-0496
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:

Scientist I(RE043)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

243342-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/

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: Oct 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 12 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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