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  • RESEARCH SPECIALIST


    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Location: Madison, Wisconsin
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 09/05/2018
      Open Until Filled: No

    *RESEARCH SPECIALIST*

    *Ecology/Genetics*

    Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Madison, Wisconsin

    *PROJECT DESCRIPTION:* The successful candidate will assist in molecular research on barred owls, under the guidance of the PI and laboratory manager. The candidate will work on a study investigating the diet of barred owls in California; however, opportunity may arise to explore other research questions. Procedures include: DNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, and library preparation for sequencing on the MiSeq platform.

    The candidate will be responsible for sample cataloging, storage and the upkeep and maintenance of the sample database.

    Responsibilities will include participation in molecular laboratory cleaning and maintenance. It is expected that the research specialists will be an active participant in the lab and attend and present at laboratory meetings. Additional responsibilities may include assistance on other projects in the molecular laboratory and bioinformatic analysis of sequence data.

    *REQUIREMENTS**:* Masters degree (MSc) preferred, but will consider Bachelors degree, in zoology, ecology, genetics, conservation or related field required. At least one year experience in a molecular research laboratory is required. Demonstrated ability in molecular biology techniques including next-generation sequencing, database maintenance, particularly Microsoft Access, and ability to learn new techniques is highly desired.

    *APPOINTMENT AND SALARY:* The position will be available September 15, 2018, flexible start date. The duration of the appointment is 1 years, with the possibility of renewal year pending funding levels. Salary minimum is $30,207 annual depending on qualification, and the position includes health insurance.

    *APPLICATION/CONTACT INFORMATION:* Applicant must have current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing qualifications relevant to the positions and three professional references.

    Applicants should apply at: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498986/research-specialist-peery

    Applications close at 11:55PM on Sept 5.

    UW-Madison is an AA/EEO employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability.

    Any questions about the position can be directed to: Emily Fountain, efountain@wisc.edu, 608-265-2228



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