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RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 92718-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:CALS/FOOD SCIENCE
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Food Science, Nutritional Science, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

92718-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Working Title:

Research Specialist

Official Title:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department:

A074000-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/FOOD SCIENCE

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 10, 2018

Term:

This position will end on JANUARY 10, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Immunology or related field required. Candidates with advanced degrees will also be considered.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum 1 year experience in a research lab. A strong background in molecular biology, microbiology, and/or biochemistry is required. Prior experience with bacterial genetics, bacterial pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions, and protein chemistry is highly desirable. Must be highly motivated with excellent time management skills; ability to organize and maintain accurate records; experience using EXCEL; strong attention to detail; and the ability to work in a team environment and laboratory setting.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

Our lab studies the molecular mechanisms of bacterial signaling and virulence. We take a multi-disciplinary approach involving bacterial physiology, protein chemistry, mass spectrometry, and immunology. The successful applicants will have research and management responsibilities in the lab.

Additional Information:

This is a fixed-term terminal appointment with a guaranteed length of 12 months from date of hire (i.e., January 10, 2018-January 10, 2019). This appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 24 months as a fixed-term terminal appointment depending on satisfactory performance, business need, and funding.

Contact:

Marcia Verhage
verhage@wisc.edu
608-263-7033
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 apply for this position, you are required to submit a cover letter detailing experience and a current CV.

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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