BIOSPECIMEN COORDINATOR - ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 242927-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS
Location: Madison
Categories: Research



Job Summary:

The Alzheimer's disease (AD) Research programs at UW-Madison are hiring one coordinator for the AD Biospecimen Lab. The incumbent in this position will be part of a collaborative team of research specialists responsible for all stages of study-related biologic specimen collection, documentation, tracking, and use; the incumbent will report to the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention within the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute.

Our research is designed to identify predictive biomarker pathology, health and lifestyle features that confer risk and resilience, effective prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of AD. Our bio-sample repository of blood, cerebrospinal fluid, nervous, and brain tissue is essential for advancing our research goals. Applicant's experience and materials should demonstrate exemplary organization, attention to detail, interest in human biological research, ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, proactive engagement, initiative taking, and problem solving. We support the Wisconsin Brain Donor Program; brain donation and biorepository freezer call coverage.

The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute have 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.

About the Job:

Research Specialist (RE047)

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
Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications:

- At least 1 year experience in a research lab preferred
- Prior experience with human tissue handling or histology desired
- Exemplary interpersonal, technical, and/or organizational skills required

Department(s):

A531400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS

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 $39,400 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. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

Contact:

Kassie Hefty
kjhefty@medicine.wisc.edu
608-262-8538
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:

Research Specialist(RE047)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

242927-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 19 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Dec 6 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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