Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years. School Of Dentistry has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist 1.The Department of Oral Health Sciences (OHS) brings together faculty from different ends of the dental and oral health research spectrum into a single department that has expertise ranging from the modern experimental life sciences through the public health and behavioral sciences. OHS faculty teach in the pre-doctoral dental curriculum and offer the School of Dentistry's only MS / PhD graduate degree program. The graduate program also offers a DDS-PhD dual degree track as well as an MS degree track for dental hygienists.The Department of Oral Health Sciences is seeking a full-time Research Scientist. The successful candidate will function as the on-site lab manager. This individual will be responsible for evaluating, selecting and applying scientific techniques or procedures to assignments with clear and specific objectives. In addition, the candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule to accommodate research experiments.This position must be able to work under limited supervision, demonstrating the ability to work independently on an NIH funded research project that is investigating the mechanisms underlying alcohol addiction.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES General lab maintenance Order rats and lab supplies Will perform surgery to place core temperature transmitters Draw blood samples and measure blood ethanol concentrations Maintain and calibrate data collection equipment Test rats in each of the experiments Perform data processing and data analysis Supervise students and volunteers working in the labREQUIREMENTS BA degree in a scientific field and one year experience in related area Prior research experience that involved handling rats and performing surgery on rats Familiarity with lab safety and regulatory procedures pertaining to conducting animal research Understanding of scientific methods and approaches so as to make good decisions without direct supervision Experience using computers for instrument control and data acquisition Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.DESIRED Attention to detail Reliable Organized Good with supervising and scheduling students working in the labEquivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.BENEFITSAs a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed
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