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MICROBIOLOGY LEAD

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Madison, Wisconsin

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Sun, 25 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Position Summary: The successful candidate will provide primary technical support in the areas of microbiology and must be capable of working in multiple areas in a fast-paced laboratory environment. The incumbent will provide backup support in immunology. The incumbent will support the laboratory mission of commitment to providing customer-oriented, comprehensive, and progressive diagnostic services to clinicians, investigators, referring veterinarians, and animal owners in Wisconsin and nationally. The Clinical Pathology Laboratory supervisor provides limited supervision. In addition to primary work hours, the incumbent will provide occasional out-of-hour/on-call coverage as needed. Position Duties: List of Duties 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 Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or related science. Experience in clinical microbiology is a plus, but not required. Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: The candidate must have education, training, and experience in the field of microbiology; knowledge of principles and procedures used in microbiology and laboratory safety; knowledge of and ability to operate a variety of modern clinical laboratory instrumentation to include performance of maintenance procedures; and knowledge of quality control and quality assurance practices and procedures. The successful candidate will have effective communication, organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills and be able to work as an effective team member. Additional Information: Excellent oral and written communication skills are desired to communicate effectively with supervisor and colleagues. 1-2 years clinical veterinary microbiology experience preferred. Must be able to provide support for out-of-hour, on-call coverage as needed. Quality and Safety Performance Expectations a. Acknowledge documents as assigned. b. Perform document reviews as assigned. c. Write new SOPs or revise SOPs as assigned. d. Complete training required and update training records as needed. e. Perform duties as assigned (calibration, PM, cleaning, function check activities). f. Monitor controls for assays performed and maintain quality control records for duties assigned. g. Participate in corrective and preventative action plan activities where appropriate and problem solve as part of the improvement process. h. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. i. Use proper safety equipment. j. Stay current on all safety training. k. Participate in Quality or Safety team duties as assigned. Department(s): A-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/DIAG SRVS/DIAG-CL PT Work Type: Full Time: 100% Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum $52,318 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications Instructions to Applicants: Begin the online application process by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button. Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining your experience as related to the position, current resume, as well as a list of professional references. This position is being posted at three levels. Level and pay are commensurate with experience. Contact: Faye Hartmann Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: , STS: ) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. ) Official Title: MICROBIOLOGIST(S80DN) Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable Job Number: -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: The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: 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.