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Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Researcher to join a busy and productive Gynecologic Oncology laboratory.

Two NIH-funded investigators (one MD and one Ph.D) run this laboratory and closely collaborate on a number of projects. Their expertise includes molecular biology, immunology, cellular metabolism and tumor microenvironment. Current projects include working with a mouse model for ovarian cancer, chemotherapy assays with cancer cell lines, immunohistochemistry, Western Blots, microscopy, centrifuge and flow cytometry. Ongoing projects are focused on the prevention and treatment of ovarian, uterine, cervical and vulvar cancer. This Researcher will be crucial to moving these research projects forward.

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:

Required Education:
- Masters degree.

Preferred Education:
- Ph.D in the biological sciences or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Experience:
- Six (6) months of experience in a scientific research laboratory is required. Relevant undergraduate or internship experience is acceptable.
- The successful candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.

Preferred Experience:
- One (1) or more year of experience in a scientific research laboratory.
- Experience with vertebrate animal research.

We are looking for individuals who possess the following characteristics:
- Highly motivated and organized.
- Strong desire and demonstrated ability to advance scientific projects.
- Excellent work ethic.
- Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Enjoys working as a team member as well as independently.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $39,026 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


Kirsten Gragg
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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