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Apply now Job no: 92930-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

92930-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Researcher

Official Title:

RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)

Hiring Department:

A537700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOMOLEC CHEM/BIOMOL CHM

FTE:

50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 17, 2018

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $36,054 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Master's Degree required, preferably in biochemistry, cell and/or molecular biology, genetics or immunology.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 2 years prior experience with cell culture and molecular biology and/or biochemistry is required. Experience with immunofluorescence staining of cells or tissues, western blot, co-IPs, RNA/Protein extraction, PCR/qPCR, confocal microscopy, and image analysis is strongly preferred. Additionally, applicants who have at least 1 year of experience with mouse husbandry and tissue dissection is preferred. Applicants must be willing to learn and conduct metabolic and pharmacological studies using mice.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

A laboratory in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry/Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is interested in uncovering the mechanisms by which inflammation, stress and unfolded proteins case diabetes. The laboratory has generated several mouse models that alter the unfolded protein response gene expression in pancreatic beta cells, and aims to determine how the loss of function of these genes affect the progression of diabetes.

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:

 

Contact:

Jennifer Scheuer
jscheuer@wisc.edu
608-262-7796
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, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position, and three references.

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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