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Apply now Job no: 231612-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:SMPH/ONCOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Oncology/McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research is looking for a scientist to conduct research in the area of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-induced cancer, in humanized mouse models, in a world-class cancer research facility. The scientist will be responsible for independently designing, developing, and executing experiments studying specialized type 2 EBV strain in humanized mice. Additional responsibilities will include preparing drafts of manuscripts and preparation of grant applications to help fund the research. Additionally, this position will provide general supervision and training to research support staff within the lab and may guide the research of graduate students, student hourly, and postdoctoral researchers.

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:

Ph.D. in Biochemistry required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

3-6 years post-Ph.D. experience required in animal model and tissue culture techniques. Research experience with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

This is an outstanding opportunity in a growing department, housed in new state-of-the-art facilities, in a highly collaborative environment that is part of a thriving multidisciplinary research enterprise.

Department(s):

A535900-MEDICAL SCHOOL/ONCOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $55,627 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:

Melissa Zhang
melissa.zhang@wisc.edu
608-263-0496
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)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

231612-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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