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RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 225081-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/MEDICINE/RHEUMATOL
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The candidate will be responsible for facilitating the research program of Dr. Sara McCoy in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology. Dr. McCoy's research focuses on the pathophysiology of Sjogren's syndrome, a systemic autoimmune disease with no available disease modifying therapies. The candidate will work with Dr. McCoy and other laboratory members within the Galipeau lab to conduct high quality research with the ultimate goal of improving human health.

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.

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:

Bachelor's Degree required in the biological sciences or a health-related field. Master's Degree preferred. Candidates with PhD in biomedical research or a related field are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Bench research experience is required, with preference given to candidates with two or more years of post-degree experience or training.

Experience in at least four of the following areas is required: handling human tissue, mouse handling and experiments, molecular biology experiments, ELISA, tissue culture, PCR, immunostaining, microscopy, western blotting, flow cytometry, and recruiting human subjects.

Additional Information:

This position is being posted at 3 levels: Associate Research Specialist, Research Specialist, and Senior Research Specialist. Level and pay rate will be determined based on qualifications and previous work experience.

This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding.

Hire will be subject to criminal and Caregiver background check requirements.

Department(s):

A534290-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/RHEUMATOL

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.

This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding.

Salary:

Minimum $32,056 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To get started, click 'Apply Now'. You will be asked to sign in or create a profile, and upload a resume and cover letter. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.

Contact:

Sara Mccoy
ssmccoy@medicine.wisc.edu
608-262-0908
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:

SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

225081-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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