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Apply now Job no: 92626-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Cancer Biology Project Manager & Associate Scientist

Official Title:


Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 15, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $51,391 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Ph.D. required, preferably in biology, cell biology, zoology or a related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

The successful candidate should have 5 years of experience in 3D cell biology, specifically in the area of cellular mechanosensing with advanced experience in multiphoton and confocal microscopy required. Experience with fluorescent lifetime techniques, Second Harmonic Generation imaging, and image analysis are required. Good communication skills and the ability help to manage student projects is essential.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

Trhe applicant will be involved in NIH funded projects in the areas of collagen dense breast cancer. The candidate will be expected to carry out/develop the described research project under the direction of the principal investigator. This will include identifying reserach problems and designing research methodologies; assisting in the writing of grants and manuscripts for peer reviewed journals; and additional duties as requested by the principal investigator.

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.

Additional Information:

It is ideally suited for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who can work at a highly independent level and function to supervise and help direct graduate/undergraduate projects. A 12 month evaluation period will be required.

This offer of employment is conditional, pending the results of a criminal background check. If the results of the check are unacceptable, the offer will be withdrawn. If you have started employment, your employment will be terminated.


Melissa Zhang
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:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. During the online application process, you will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

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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