Madison, Wisconsin

Job Summary: The Carchman Lab under Principal Investigator: Evie Carchman M.D. https://www.surgery.wisc.edu/staff/evie-carchman/ , is a basic science research lab that works with mouse models of anal cancer. The lab in the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking an entry-level Research Technician to conduct experiments with limited supervision. The Research Technician will perform daily tasks with laboratory mice independently and work alongside Research Specialists and Post-doctoral Researchers. Daily tasks include assisting in management of mouse colonies, maintaining detailed data entry, and performing molecular analyses (DNA extraction, PCR, qRT-PCR, Flow Cytometry). Other duties include but are not limited to, participating in laboratory meetings, training and/or supervising Undergraduate students in lab, and assisting in literary research relevant to ongoing experiments/assisting in writing manuscripts. 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. Responsibilities: Conducts research experiments with limited supervision. Provides technical support with some degree of independence for research projects and/or labs under moderate supervision. 50% Performs lab and/or field test materials and samples according to established research requirements and specifications. Performs lab or field tests 10% 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 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: Required qualifications: - Completion of relevant coursework Preferred qualifications: - Basic science experience - Experience with laboratory mouse handling 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: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm, with some flexibility. Work Type: Full Time: 100% It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum $17.00 HOURLY Depending on Qualifications The starting salary for the position is $17 per hour, but is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. How to Apply: 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. References will not be contacted without prior notice. Contact: Robyn Dunkerley rdunkerley@wisc.edu 608-262-7227 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): A539707-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/COLON RECT Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing Job Number: 256065-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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