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Apply now Job no: 96537-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Operations and Technical Manager, Cryo-EM Research Center

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Hiring Department(s):




Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 03, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $51,391 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Ph.D. in structural biology or a related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of five (5) years' relevant research experience in and extensive knowledge of electron microscopy (EM) and/or cryo-electron microscopy. Title prefix is dependent on relevant experience.

The incumbent will have peer recognition on the basis of research accomplishment in the field.

The successful applicant must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, excellent management skills, teach effectively and provide support to research staff, an ability to work independently, and extensive knowledge of the operation and management of cryo-electron microscopes/equipment to troubleshoot and fix minor problems and to efficiently coordinate maintenance and repair with service personnel in a timely manner.

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Position Summary:

The Cryo-EM Research Center in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, seeks to hire an experienced scientist as the Operations and Technical Manager. The Center will house a Titan Krios and a Talos Arctica (both instruments equipped with the Falcon III detector, the Gatan Bioquantum K3 energy filter-detector combination, and Volta phase plate system); a Talos 120 kV TEM; and an Aquilos cryo-Dual Beam system. A cryo-CLEM microscope for correlative microscopy pipelines will be available. Ancillary specimen preparation equipment is in place.

The Operations and Technical Manager will report directly to the Cryo-EM Research Center Director and will be responsible for overseeing all operations and technical support.

Additional Information:

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


Stefanie Lannoye
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:

Apply online at "Jobs at UW" ( under job number 96537. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system.

Click the "Apply Now" button above, to start the application process.

As part of the online application, and in order to be considered for this position, applicants should
upload the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae (CV) and 2) a brief statement of relevant research experience in cryo-EM. Contact information for three (3) references will be requested at the time of application.

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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