Madison, Wisconsin

Job Summary: This position is responsible for all operations of the 3D Cell EM core facility including: helping develop a business plan for the facility, training new users, running the instruments for users, preparing samples for users, maintaining the equipment and advertising the facility to potential users. This position is a great opportunity for an electron microscopist to work directly with researchers on important biological problems. Responsibilities: Provides technical expertise in a research, development, or scientific program. Develops, modifies, adapts, and may design equipment to create unique systems in support of research, development, or instruction, involving, but not limited to, the disciplines of electronics, mechanical/thermal systems, optics, and/or computers. 20% Provides technical expertise to staff, researchers, clients, and students in the installation and use of equipment and instruments, exercising discretion and independent judgment to meet unit goals 5% Develops, integrates, tests, modifies, and may design sophisticated scientific equipment to support research/clinical initiatives and unit directives 5% Designs, plans, and performs preventative and reactive maintenance on equipment to ensure optimal and safe operation 10% Answers questions and provides technical information regarding instrumentation to staff, researchers, clients, and students 5% Assists with the preparation of grant proposals and applicable documentation 10% Investigates new research processes and technology solutions in collaboration with research/clinical staff, students, and clients 5% Supports troubleshooting efforts to define and resolve problems 5% Assembles data and/or provides input for reports of design status and/or technical research for professional organizations, government/sponsors review boards, and/or design reviews 15% Leads the operations and/or management of a facility 5% Supports project planning and coordination 15% Facilitates the billing process 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 B.S. or advanced degree in the biological, engineering or physical sciences. An Associates degree in Electron Microscopy qualifies. Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have a minimum of one year of experience in Electron Microscopy. Preference given to those with experience in a core/service facilty and/or with EM of biological samples. Experience using/processing samples with a high pressure freezer a plus. 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 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 $58,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications How to Apply: Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume summarizing their background and experience in electron microscopy. Include a list of three (3) professional references. Contact: Kim Voss krvoss@wisc.edu 608-262-9880 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: Instrumentation Tech II(RE051) Department(s): A348600-VCRGE/CTR QUANT CELL IMAGING Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable Job Number: 259573-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/ 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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