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RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ ENGINEER 2

Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

If you are using a screen reader and experience any difficulty accessing our web pages, please call 206-543-2544 or email UWHires and we will be happy to assist you. jump to content Department: DEPARTMENT OF LABORATORY MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY Job Location: Seattle Campus Posting Date: 02/22/2022 - Closing Info: Open Until Filled - Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. - Shift: First Shift - Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. - 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. -

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist 2. The field of research for this position is engaged in Experimental Neuropathology, Geroscience and Neurovirology. The goal is the investigation of the infectious-disease (HSV1) etiology of Alzheimer's disease and on the contribution of aging-related factors to Alzheimer's disease.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) Direct maintenance of mouse colony experiments, breeding and genotyping; perform and manage mouse studies
b) Perform highly specialized animal procedures (e.g. HSV inoculation, behavior testing)
c) Record keeping, data collection and analysis
d) Generate periodic reports of work
e) Major involvement with lab management and supervision of junior researchers in the lab

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in sciences or related field.

2 year of experience in:
Mouse behavior testing, animal colony management and husbandry, small-animal survival procedures to administer viruses, supervision and instruction of junior staff and undergraduate researchers in the lab, coordination with other research staff to deliver joint effort for the lab's scientific goals (integrate contributions of different team members for larger projects).

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:
Increased supervision of junior staff and students. Preparation of datasets for conferences and publications. Management of administrative aspects of taking in new personnel (e.g. safety orientations, planning and generation of student schedules, getting access to the lab's building and the lab specific resources).

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 Work 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.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTGovernor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

Keywords: University of Washington, Seattle , RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ ENGINEER 2, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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