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RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 225827-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position will serve as a key member of Dr Channa's research team. Dr Channa's research is focused on leveraging retinal imaging and genetics datasets to study novel pathways involved in vision loss from diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of vision loss among working-aged adults.

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.

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:

Bachelor's degree required; degree in Science or Mathematical field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience in statistical analysis preferred.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of 7 years experience is required for appointment atthe senior level.

Additional Information:

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link.

A Criminal Background Check and Caregiver Check are required.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills
- Strong Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint are required
- Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and be proactive and initiate and complete tasks
- Strong work ethic to conduct research responsibly
- Ability to plan organize lead and manage projects with deadline

Knowledge and Skills Preferred:
- Basic skills in software such as STATA, R and/or Python are a strong plus

Department(s):

A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Contact:

Diana E. A. Renderos
diana.renderos@wisc.edu
608-263-1413
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:

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

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

225827-AS

  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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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