This position reports to the Zeeh Experiment Station Laboratory Director. The principal duties include: -Contribute to the development of analytical methods and preclinical formulations for effective selection and early developmental of potential new drugs and biologics. -Assist in the execution of technical protocols to accelerate the translational development of new medicines in serving Station clients. -Participate with the entire Station team in problem-solving for unique, complex, and non-traditional R&D challenges. -Assist other lab staff, including students, interns, and temporary personnel, in the areas of lab operational procedures, and use and maintenance of instrumentation and equipment. -Contribute to Station laboratory operations including equipment qualification and maintenance, sample tracking, data management, and report writing.
Designs methodology, conducts data collection and analysis, and prepares reports for client-based research.
25% Assists with the development of research methodologies and procedures according to client-based objectives and specifications
5% Identifies concerns and recommends solutions to leadership
50% Collects and analyzes basic research data, conducts experiments and interviews, and documents results according to established policies and procedures
10% Reviews and edits research protocols under general supervision
10% Trains individuals and groups on equipment operations, research protocols, and techniques within a specialized laboratory or research area
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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.
Required minimum 2 years experience bench-level work, preferably in a GMP/GLP-regulated R&D pharmaceutical laboratory. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
Applicants should be knowledgeable in characterization and formulation development of drugs and biologics, preferably including: --Experience with analytical method development and validation for pharmaceuticals and GLP/GMP documentation practices. --Hands-on experience with the use and maintenance of HPLC analytical instrumentation for small and large molecule drug analysis. --Familiarity with small-molecule characterization techniques such as DSC, TGA, XRPD, and FTIR. --Knowledge of the use of basic equipment used for protein drug characterization including chromatographic and electrophoresis techniques. --Familiarity with techniques for evaluation of dosage forms including dissolution, friability, viscosity, and osmolality. --Comfortable working in an environment that includes a variety of drug and biological development projects with competing priorities and deadlines.
Part Time: 50% - 60%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $40,602 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.
The School of Pharmacy embraces the values of diversity and inclusion, as they are essential in achieving related goals outlined in our School's strategic plan. We aspire to integrate diversity and inclusion behaviors into teaching, research, and our service mission to advance our priorities of creating and sustaining an inclusive and welcoming environment. Further, we believe these values are critical in preparing our students to address and eliminate health disparities.
We strongly encourage applications from candidates who have awareness, commitment, and practice of diversity and inclusion behaviors, and we especially encourage women and people from underrepresented minority groups to apply.
How to Apply:
Please click the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. To apply for this position, you are required to submit a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should detail your work-related experience and professional background as it relates to the qualifications and duties in this job description.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.