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ASSISTANT SCIENTIST

Apply now Job no: 225294-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/MED MICROBIO/MED MICRO
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Assistant Scientist will be responsible for managing projects in the Kalan laboratory and conducting vital research related to host-microbe interactions within the skin microbiome and in the context of wound repair and regeneration. This includes maintaining culture collections, overseeing clinical specimen collection and managing protocols, animal care, and supporting graduate students with their ongoing research. The candidate is expected to be capable of developing independent research projects and provide intellectual contributions and leadership to ongoing collaborations with clinicians, molecular biologists, and chemists.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Microbiology, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology or related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Five years of postdoctoral work required. Our research is interdisciplinary. We are looking for candidates with relevant experience in microbiology, skin biology, wound healing, microbiome models or related areas.

Additional desired qualifications
o Background in molecular microbiology and microbial metabolism
o Comfortable working with a variety of animal models
o Experience working on human subjects research
o Strong communication, collaboration, and mentoring skills
o Demonstrated expertise in modeling and analyzing host/microbiome interactions
o Experience in the integration of different data modalities including metagenomics and metabolomics.

Department(s):

A534700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MED MICROBIO/MED MICRO

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

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

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.

Contact:

Lily Kramer
lbkramer@wisc.edu
608-262-7216
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. )



Official Title:

ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

225294-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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