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Apply now Job no: 92816-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Research Specialist

Official Title:


Hiring Department:



50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

APRIL 05, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $33,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

A Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required, preferably in biology or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of one-year biological lab experience is required. Experience with handling small animals is preferred.

Title assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. For the senior level position, a minimum of 7 years experience is required.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Insulin Gene Therapy for Treatment of Diabetes (Dr. Hans Sollinger & Dr. Tausif Alam) Laboratory is seeking an individual to join our exciting and innovative research project to perform experiments aimed at further improvements and optimization of gene therapy approach to treat diabetes in experimental small animals. The ideal candidate will have excellent cell culture experiences, exemplified by precise and sterile technique, experience in production of adeno associated virus (AAV). and experience in molecular cloning and related techniques. Experience working with experimental rodents would be preferred.

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:

This position can require occasional flexible hours, including infrequent weekend work. Candidates who are looking for a part-time position are encouraged to apply. This position has the flexibility to be 50%-100% time.

Success full applicants will be energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated; will have excellent communication and organization skills, and will be capable of working in a small team environment.


Rachel Timbers
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:

Please apply through the Apply Now link. You will be required to submit a resume and cover letter.

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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