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Apply now Job no: 225257-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:L&S/CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

Working to advance the goals of the Cavagnero Research Group, the Scientist identifies research problems, designs research methodologies, performs research, assists and helps to prepare the results for presentation to professional organizations and for scholarly publications to help advance research. The incumbent also assists with grant writing and group equipment maintenance.

Students, postdocs and staff members in the Cavagnero group are engaged in exploring the fundamental principles of protein folding and aggregation in the cell. All the studies are performed at atomic or molecular resolution under physiologically relevant conditions using a combination of tools from spectroscopy, chemical biology, biochemistry and computation. The group is also developing novel nuclear-spin hyperpolarization technologies to increase the sensitivity of NMR spectroscopy.

The Scientist will work on the mechanism of co- and post-translational protein folding and aggregation in the cell by a variety of biochemical and spectroscopic techniques.

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 Biochemistry or related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of one year of laboratory experience is required in the area of protein folding in the cell by a combination of biochemistry, crosslinking, and fluorescence.

Department(s):

A481500-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Assistant Scientist, Associate or Scientist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact Char Horsfall, chorsfall@wisc.edu and 608-262-5927.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:

Char Horsfall
chorsfall@wisc.edu
608-262-5927
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:

ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

225257-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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