Job Description

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/Engineer 1.

We are seeking a motivated individual to further the investigation of Alzheimer disease and other neurodegenerative syndromes using human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs). We are a collaborative, translational team identifying cell-type specific mechanisms of genetic risk to the development of AD.  


This position will support Research activities including but not limited to:
• Generation and maintenance of iPSC lines. 10%
• Differentiation of iPSC into progenitor neural cells and neuron/glia. 35%
• Screening various drug compounds for cellular toxicity and AD phenotypes. 20%
• Defining and adapting neuronal and glial differentiation protocols for functional assays. 15%
• Assist in the training as supervision of students, postdoctoral fellows and other laboratory staff. 10%
• Contribute to the coordination of lab organization and function as needed: ordering supplies, maintaining and orderly lab environment. 10%


Bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of related work experience.

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

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.

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