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Apply now Job no: 91386-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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35% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2017


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $62,004 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Ph.D in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology or related field is required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 10 years of relevant research experience in Caenorhabditis elegans is required.

The person hired must have an outstanding track record of research discoveries and research publications, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, a talent for collaborative research, strong management skills, an ability to work independently and train others. Expertise in both wide-field and confocal microscopy is required. Expertise in computational analysis of imaging data is also required. The successful candidate will have sufficient knowledge of microscopy to troubleshoot and fix minor problems and to efficiently coordinate maintenance and repair with service personnel.

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Position Summary:

The Kimble and Wickens laboratories are in need of a Senior Scientist with deep knowledge of and extensive experience with the imaging and genetic manipulation of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. The Scientist will work closely with lab members on projects exploring molecular regulation of stem cells and post-transcriptional regulatory networks. The Scientist will be responsible for upkeep of multiple types of microscopes in the lab, training and supervision of multiple staff members and oversight of various laboratory responsibilities (e.g. biosafety).

Additional Information:

Appointment FTE is anticipated to begin at approximately one-third time and may increase after 3/1/2018, pending funding, laboratory needs, and satisfactory performance.


Veronica Pierce
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. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are asked to upload the following documents:

(1) current curriculum vitae; and
(2) a cover letter describing their research interests, qualifications, and future goals.

Applicants are prompted to provide names and contact information of three professional references.

Review of applications will begin in August 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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