University of Wisconsin Madison RESEARCH SPECIALIST in Madison, Wisconsin
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Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/SMPH RES SUPP/LAR
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Research, Scientific
Research Specialist provides support research within the Biomedical Research Model Service Cores (BRMS) which include a Gnotobiotic Core, Breeding Core and Research Service Core. This position will implement the research techniques defined by others. This position is often responsible for carrying out, under supervision, a component of a research project(s). Duties may include maintaining inventory of supplies, maintaining equipment, highly detailed record-keeping and overall responsibility to keep laboratory equipment and supplies available for their own and others' research activities. This position will be responsible for performing specialized animal husbandry tasks and assisting with mouse colony/breeding procedures for the Gnotobiotic Core and Breeding Core.
This unit actively oversees projects for principal investigators (PIs) that may include timed mating, weighing mice, creating mouse models, blood draws, oral gavage, genotyping and tissue collection. This position is responsible for meeting with lab staff and PIs to help them stay on track and meet the needs of the project, specific to animal research protocols.
This position requires occasional weekend work. The sterilant Chlorine Dioxide is used in the Gnotobiotic Core and wearing a full-face mask is mandatory.
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List of Duties (http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/weblisting/External/PVLSummaryCond.aspx?pvl_num=232853)
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or related areas is required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
At least 1 year of experience working in a research laboratory with animals
Planning, organizational and communication skills.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
Attention to details is paramount for this position.
Knowledge of laboratory sterile techniques.
Experience working with mice and/or rats.
Proficient computer skills, experience with Excel and Microsoft word. Knowledge of data entry for breeding and research study records.
Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.
A minimum of 7 years of experience is required for an appointment at the senior level.
To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.
A535005-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SMPH RES SUPP/LAR
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Minimum$40,000 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.
This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.
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SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
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Applications Open: Jun 2 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 16 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time