Madison, Wisconsin

Job Summary: The Lipinski Lab with the School of Veterinary Medicine seeks an ambitious and highly motivated research technician to support the lab's research activities. Please visit our lab website at https://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/lab/lipinski/ for more information on this team-centered lab. The research specialist will perform research related to craniofacial development and malformations (developmental biology and developmental toxicology). Principal duties will include mouse colony maintenance, conducting mouse-based trials, dissection, sectioning, and imaging of mouse tissue, in vitro cell culture and molecular biology techniques including genotyping, immunohistochemistry and Real Time PCR. The candidate will be required to adhere to all animal care protocols and complete specific training in lab animal species (mouse, rodent surgeries) and will participate in research group meetings. Occasional weekend and evening work will be required. Responsibilities: Conducts research experiments with limited supervision. Provides technical support with some degree of independence for research projects and/or labs under moderate supervision. 20% Performs lab and/or field test materials and samples according to established research requirements and specifications. Performs lab or field tests 20% Inspects and maintains equipment, supplies, inventory, and facility spaces 30% Collects data and monitors test results according to established research requirements and specifications 5% May assist with literature reviews and/or report writing 5% Reviews data to summarize results for presentations or reporting 5% Participate in routine laboratory meeting for Baker, Cahill and Watters' labs. 5% Performs animal behavior and respiratory physiology experiments and analyzes date. 10% Performs animal care, husbandry, breeding, and sample collections according to established research requirements for 3 labs.. Reports concerns to the appropriate entities to contribute to the health and well-being of experimental animals. 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 Education: Preferred Bachelor's Degree Qualifications: 5 years animal care experience COVID-19 Considerations: UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information. Work Schedule: M-F, occasional weekend and holiday Work Type: Full or Part Time: 75% - 100% Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum $15.00 HOURLY Depending on Qualifications How to Apply: To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Demond Medlin at dmedlin@wisc.edu . Contact: Demond Medlin dmedlin@wisc.edu 608-890-4933 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: Research Technician(RE038) Department(s): A874100-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/COMPARATIVE BIOSCIENCES Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing Job Number: 259444-CP   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/ 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). The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Madison, Wisconsin

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