Office of Research & Development

WOC Position Announcements

IMPORTANT: These are Without Compensation Positions. There is no salary for these positions, and there is no plan for future employment at the VA. Individuals in these positions will need to complete a full background check with the VA.

See also: Without Compensation Employee Checklist

(02/15/19)

Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Scientist

Qualifications/expectations:
Applicant will perform research into the metabolic deficits that occur during aging and Alzheimer's disease, and investigate the effect of geroprotective interventions that promote health and longevity in wild-type rodents on these metabolic deficits and cognitive dysfunction in rodent models of Alzheimer's disease. Applicant should have a Ph.D. and an appointment at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, and expertise in patch-clamp techniques in rodent neurons.

Contact information:

Judy Aughey, Judith.aughey@va.gov




(02/06/19)

Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Scientist

Qualifications/expectations:
Applicant will perform research into how skin structure and evaporative cooling regulates energy balance, obesity and insulin sensitivity using rodent model systems. Applicant should have a Ph.D. and an appointment at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, expertise in the evaluation of energy balance in rodents, expertise in the measurement of transepidermal water loss, and be engaged in an active scientific research program investigating how skin properties regulate systemic energy balance and metabolism.

Contact information:

Judy Aughey, Judith.aughey@va.gov




(02/06/19)

Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Research Intern

Qualifications/expectations:


Under direction of the PI:
-Perform MRI data quality checks and preprocessing.
-Analyze group level research data.
-Assist with preparations of data visualizations, manuscripts, posters, and other research reports as directed.
-Assist with pre-processing and analysis of neuropsychological and gait analysis data.

Contact information:

Judy Aughey, Judith.aughey@va.gov




(02/06/19)

Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Research Intern

Qualifications/expectations:
The candidate must have a bachelor's degree in biological sciences and experience in: tissue culture, specifically culturing human cancer cells mammalian cell transfection and transduction with lentivirus molecular and biochemical techniques such as RT-PCR and western blotting other general laboratory techniques including microscopy purchasing and stocking laboratory supplies, cell culture media and reagents

The individual will participate in a project aimed at understanding signaling pathways in melanoma. He/she will perform experiments under the guidance of the PI and will collect, record, organize and prepare data for presentation and publications. The individual will also be responsible for routine maintenance of the laboratory including placing orders stocking laboratory supplies, cell culture media and reagents

Contact information:

Judy Aughey, Judith.aughey@va.gov




(02/06/19)

Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Research Assistant

Qualifications/expectations:
Involved in the research role of Sirt3 knockout as well as diet in mitochondria pathway by using transgenic mouse model, closely monitor and take care of the experimental colony with weekly weight measurement, precise bookkeeping, assigning new mice into designated study group, report health issue to facility staff and performing euthanasia under decision of veterinarian. Must be highly organized and responsible.

Contact information:

Judy Aughey, Judith.aughey@va.gov




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