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RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 235873-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHIATRY
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position will assist with a study of group PTSD therapy in state prison inmates, in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Koenigs. Duties include conducting study interviews with prison inmates, coordinating study visits, data entry and organization, and IRB protocol management.

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 psychology, biological sciences or health-related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-At least 1 years of experience in clinical, health or psychological research environment preferred.
-Previous experience working with clinical or forensic populations and/or database management desirable.
-Experience managing Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols a plus.

Title prefix and salary will be dependent on relevant years of experience.

Additional Information:

Criminal and/or a Caregiver Background Check is required.

Knowledge/Skills Required:
-Must be familiar with computers and basic software applications (e.g. MS Office Suite).
-Detail oriented with strong organizational and management skills are critical.
-Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in written and verbal forms with participants, faculty, researchers and staffs at all levels.

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:
-Experience managing Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols.
-Previous experience working with clinical or forensic populations and/or database management.

Travel is required. Must have valid driver's license and eligibility for Car Fleet usage is necessary.

This is a terminal position lasting at least one year. There is a possibility it may be extended up to a total appointment of two years or made renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment and/or funding becomes available.

Department(s):

A538900-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHIATRY

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 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

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. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Kabao Chang
kchang52@wisc.edu
608-263-6062
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-Terminal

Job Number:

235873-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. 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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