October 2023

Associate to Full Specialist - Wang Lab

The position of Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise (e.g. with instrumentation and research equipment or with social science research methods) in the planning and execution of a research project. The Specialist stays apprised of emerging issues and problems and maintains technical competence in the designated areas of specialization. With in this defined area and when appropriate, the Specialist is expected to provide leadership, facilitate teamwork, and develop collaborative relationships with colleagues. Normally, Specialists do not have Principal Investigator (PI) status but may obtain permission by exception an /or collaborate with a PI in preparing research proposals for extramural funding. The Specialist is evaluated for merit and promotion using three basic criteria outlined below.