Technician or Postdoc in Chemical Ecology

We are seeking candidates for a technical position in our vibrant chemical ecology research group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Candidates should have a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. degree in a chemically-related field, and experience with analytical methods, particularly HPLC. Candidates must have exceptional organizational, supervisory, and communication/interpersonal skills, as necessary for managing a diverse and productive research group.

The Specialist/Researcher will act as a laboratory and field project manager for multiple projects involving natural products chemistry and plant-animal interactions. He/she will oversee execution of chemical analyses, chemical methods development, maintenance and upkeep of analytical instrumentation, and management of field and greenhouse plant studies. He/she will have the opportunity to design and conduct experiments, and write up results for publication.

Although the emphasis of this position is technical applications, it could be re-oriented toward a postdoctoral opportunity for candidates desiring experience in management of research groups and opportunities to pursue collaborative research. Candidates with such interests should correspond with Dr. Rick Lindroth prior to application.

The University of Wisconsin is among the top research institutions in the world. It is located in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin, consistently ranked among the best cities to live in the U.S.A.

Closing date for applications is Sept. 15, 2018, but early application is encouraged. Additional details and application instructions can be found at: (for B.S. degree candidates) (for Master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates)

General information about the Lindroth Lab of Chemical Ecology can be found at:

Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

For further information, contact:

Dr. Rick Lindroth

University of Wisconsin-Madison

UW-Madison is an AA/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, and status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
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