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Apply now Job no: 94468-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Research Scientist

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):




Anticipated Begin Date:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or related field required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 4 years of direct, hands-on experience in modern liquid-chromatography mass spectrometry-based proteomics and metabolomics required. Candidates with extensive experience in clinical sample handling are preferred.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The Research Scientist will work mainly on clinical proteomics projects and serve as a collaborator and facilitator to advance the University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (UW ICTR). The successful candidate is expected to design research methodologies, identify research gaps and problems, conduct research, and publish and present results for publications. In addition, the individual will provide daily supervision and training for users who are using the Human Proteomics Program Core facility. The Research Scientist is also expected to oversee other user projects and train users as required. The Research Scientist is also expected to operate and maintain the high-resolution mass spectrometers in the Human Proteomics Program Core Facility.

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:

A 12 month evaluation period will be required.

Title Prefix assignment will be determined by number of years of relevant work experience.


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. 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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