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WISCONSIN REGISTRY FOR ALZHEIMER'S PREVENTION (WRAP) COORDINATOR

Apply now Job no: 89669-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS
Location: Madison
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Position Vacancy ID:

89669-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP) Coordinator

Official Title:

SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department:

A531400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS

FTE:

80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 29, 2017

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, social work or health related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Previous work experience in customer service strongly preferred.  Ideal candidate will have experience with cognitive testing and interviewing.  Experience working with members of the senior community is desirable.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute has a commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities.  As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP) is a longitudinal cohort study involving middle-aged adult children with parents diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The main goal of WRAP is to understand the factors (biological, medical, environmental, and lifestyle choices) that increase a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The Study Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating study visits and providing support to study participants.

Additional Information:

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; as well as, the ability to work independently in a defined organizational structure is essential.

Contact:

Shawn Bolin
sbolin@wisc.edu
608-263-2854
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "Apply Now" to upload your resume and cover letter.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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