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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 100031-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Legal Affairs

Position Summary:

The Center for Patient Partnerships (CPP), located in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, is an interdisciplinary program with the mission to educate undergraduate and graduate students from a wide range of disciplines in patient advocacy; provide free patient advocacy services to the public; research patient experiences, and enhance the capacity of patients to influence health policy and health care systems.
This Research Specialist will support the research program of Rachel Grob, MA, PhD and will assist with research support activities in all areas. Responsibilities will include working with data, cutting video clips from interviews, literature searches and maintaining a literature database, supporting research administrative tasks such as submitting grants, assisting with dissemination and implementation for various projects, maintaining data according to IRB specifications, coordinating various aspects of projects, and related tasks.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

BA or BS required, in biological or social sciences or health related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

The ideal candidate will have had some experience in a clinical or health or social research environment and/or of experience in a public health, community or clinical health care setting. Excellent verbal and written skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required. Experience providing staff support to multidisciplinary teams is a plus. Candidate should be detail-oriented, and possess excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills. An interest in qualitative research is desirable, as is any related experience.

Additional Information:

Position is initially for one year. This year will serve as a probationary period. Position could be extended for a second year depending upon satisfactory performance, department need and available funding. After the second year, the position could become a renewable (permanent) position, again dependent upon department need and available funding.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $32,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume through the Jobs at UW website: by the consideration date.


Justin Boehm
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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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