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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 224800-US
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for performing technical responsibilities in support of the School of Veterinary Medicine's Histopathology Laboratory. The position requires the ability to work within a team setting; both with co-workers in histology and with the various clients who submit specimens for processing. Prepares and processes tissues to produce quality histologic slides employing a variety of histotechniques in a high volume central histopathology laboratory. Tissues processes may require specialized handling techniques (i.e. eyes, bone, etc.). Performs both routine, special staining, and immunohistochemistry procedures.

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:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1 year technical experience in a histology lab setting

License or Certificate:

HT certification

Additional Information:

Knowledge and Skills:

1. Knowledge of the principles of paraffin embedding, tissue sectioning with rotary microtome.

2. Knowledge of general specimen accessioning principles

3. Knowledge of hematoxylin and eosin staining techniques.

4. Knowledge of histochemical special staining and immunhistochemical techniques.

5. Knowledge of tissue processing requirements and techniques.

6. Knowledge of chemical solution preparation and laboratory quality control.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Sandra Cheasty at



Work Schedule:

7:00 am - 3:30 pm Monday, 7:00 am - 2:30 pm Tuesday - Friday or 6:00 am - 2:30 pm Monday and 6:00 am - 1:30 pm Tuesday - Friday.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $14.46 Maximum $27.09 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload your resume and cover letter and provide three references within the application process. For maximum consideration your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.


Tami Flock
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:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


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

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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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