Position Summary: The selected candidate will be the manager of the Microtechnology Core and involved in multiple complex interdisciplinary studies using microscale technologies to advance biological studies. The incumbent will work in partnership with the PIs and scientific personnel from on and off campus to design and fabricate microdevices for specific research applications. This position will support existing studies and plan new research projects that support submission of extramural grant applications. This position will serve as a primary point of contact for individuals desiring to work with the Microtechnology Core. Principal duties: A) 75% Manage and participate in research activity -Meet with potential customers to discuss project concepts -Design and prototype devices to meet customer needs, refining as needed -Plan and design experiments to execute research goals of existing projects -Represent and promote Microtechnology Core to engage users. Promote capabilities through written and verbal presentations -Maintain knowledge of MMB technologies, their capabilities and biological applications in order to recognize scientific synergism -Advance and foster scientific collaborations including interdisciplinary interactions B) 25% Manage operations -Oversee staffing, supervision, budget and billing for the Microtechnology Core -Provide organizational linkage with administrative staff as well as internal and external collaborators -Promote capabilities of core across campus and beyond to engage new users Additional Inform ation: - Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below: Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others -- behave professionally Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty. Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork. Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance. - The incumbent is expected to follow the policies, procedures, guidelines for excellence and professionalism established by the UWCCC and the University of Wisconsin. Additionally, this position will assure that all clinical research activity adheres to Federal, State, and University policies, procedures and requirements.
Degree and area of specialization: Masters degree required in scientific discipline. Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: - At least five years of progressively responsible professional experience required. - Previous demonstrated experience in collaboration, decision-making, experimental design, hands-on laboratory skills and pro-active problem solving - Prefix assignment will be determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level.
Internal Number: 94831
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