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University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Madison, Wisconsin

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Position Summary: The Singh laboratory in the Division of Allergy, Immunology conducts translational and clinical research to determine mechanisms of allergic inflammation and the development of allergic disease. This project builds on clinical research observations as to the basis for why some children develop allergic disease. The successful applicant will work with the PI to develop testable mechanistic hypotheses and to proceed to test those models using a variety of approaches including functional immunology, cell biology, microbiology, and molecular biology. The Singh Lab collaborates closely with other clinical and basic science laboratories. Therefore, this project will provide opportunities for projects that will be led by the applicant, as well as collaborative team science work in which the applicant will contribute to collaborations with other allergy and microbiology groups. We are located in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. We offer a friendly, collegial work environment, and support mentoring at all levels. Madison, WI is the state capital and a medium sized city and college town, with a high quality of life and affordable cost of living. The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep 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. 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: PhD or equivalent degree required, training related to microbiology, immunology or bioinformatics preferred. Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: Experience with cell culture, flow cytometry and/or advanced microbiological techniques is required. Effective oral and written communication skills, independent problem solving and analytic skills, attention to detail and organization, and service-orientated approach is required. The pay rate provided is the minimum for the position. Prefix level and pay rate will be determined at the time of hire based on candidate qualifications and experience. Department(s): A-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PEDIATRICS/AIR Work Type: Full or Part Time: 80% – 100% Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum $44,229 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications Instructions to Applicants: 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. Contact: Kelsey Scholtens Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: , STS: ) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. ) Official Title: ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN) 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). 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