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RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 231572-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:SMPH/PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHIATRY
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position will support the research program of Dr. Josh Cisler. Dr. Cisler conducts neuroimaging research with traumatized adolescent and adult samples. Portions of his research include clinical trial methodology. The successful candidate will support the Cisler program in all aspects of research and will be part of a growing, creative, dynamic team. This individual will be responsible for the implementation of assigned research studies and clinical trials, including recruitment, consenting, administration of assessments, budgeting, study conduct, monitoring, and data management and quality control.

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; preferably in social sciences, biological sciences or health-related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-1-2 years of experience in clinical or health or social research environment preferred.
-Previous experience with research methodology desirable.

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

Additional Information:

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

Criminal and/or a Caregiver Background Check is required.

Knowledge/Skills Required:
-Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
-Ability to work well on a team and maintain professional interactions with patients, caregivers, hospital staff, and research staff.
-Excellent attention to detail.
-Strong computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel.
-Must be comfortable working with both adolescent and adult trauma-exposed populations.

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:
-Experience in clinical or health or a social research environment.
-Experience in research methodology.
-Background in psychology or biological sciences
-Familiar with Redcap, Access, statistics software, perform electronic literature searchers, and use database software.

Department(s):

A538900-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHIATRY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $37,512 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

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.

Contact:

Kabao Chang
kchang52@wisc.edu

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:

231572-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).

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