Student Lab Assistant – Fan Lab

The Organization

As an independent research organization, the Morgridge Institute for Research explores uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. In affiliation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we support researchers who take a fearless approach to advancing human health in emerging fields such as regenerative biology, metabolism, virology and medical engineering. Through public programming, we work to inspire scientific curiosity in everyday life.

The Opportunity:

The Morgridge Institute for Research seeks a Student Lab Assistant to work in Dr. Jing Fan’s Metabolism Laboratory starting soon.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lab Cleaning: cleaning, dishes and autoclave
  • Sterilize tips and pipets
  • Prepare media and solutions
  • Keep track of supplies
  • Assist with experiments
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

We are looking for a student who can start by June and work up to 15 hours a week. Hours are flexible. There is also a potential for independent study for students who show initiative and work well in this position.


Ideal candidates will be working towards a bachelor’s degree with a science focus. Prior knowledge and experience with lab equipment is preferred. Candidates must be detail-oriented, demonstrate the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and they must be able to multitask and work under deadlines.

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via the link below.

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