As an independent research organization, the Morgridge Institute for Research explores uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. In affiliation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we support researchers who take a fearless approach to advancing human health in emerging fields such as regenerative biology, metabolism, virology and medical engineering. Through public programming, we work to inspire scientific curiosity in everyday life.
The Morgridge Institute for Research seeks an assistant research specialist to support research projects and day-to-day operations of the Skala Lab within the Medical Engineering research focus area. The Skala lab collaborates with UW-Madison Biomedical Engineering to develop new methods to understand and combat cancer using photonics-based technologies, and is particularly interested in developing personalized cancer treatment strategies, and in developing more effective cancer therapies. The Assistant Research Specialist will be responsible for assisting with cell culture and animal handling, helping with imaging experiments and image analysis, as well as ensuring biosafety, animal, and human research regulations and guidelines are maintained. This position will also assist with supporting grant applications.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties.
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