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Apply now Job no: 93315-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Transplant Scientist

Official Title:


Hiring Department:



50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 05, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

PhD required; preferably in immunology, biochemistry, or related fields.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Strong history of publication required.
History of successful grant proposal and submission desired.
Experience with personnel supervision preferred.
Strong base knowledge of the innate and adaptive immune system preferred.
Experience with both large and small animal models desired.
Biochemistry and mitochondrial metabolism is highly desired

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant post-graduate, professional work experience. A minimum of 7 years of post-graduate, professional work experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The selected candidate for this position will serve as a key member of Dr. Luis Fernandez's Transplant Research Program with an emphasis on elaborate research on donor management strategies that promote function of transplantable organs. Candidates with experience and/or relevant publications in inflammatory or immunological disease models are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

Successful candidates will:

Be dynamic and able to obtain the skills, knowledge and experience to coordinate multiple co-investigators and research staff, including students, technicians and postdoctoral fellows.
Demonstrate ability lead a research group.
Willingness and ability to work with potentially infectious material, past experience preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Strong written and oral communication skills.


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 using the link provided and press the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. You will be required to upload 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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