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Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 262652-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN
Location: Madison
Categories: Research

Job Summary:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of 15 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, clinics, a preschool, a brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.

This position will work within the Wisconsin Intelligibility, Speech, and Communication (WISC) Laboratory (Principal Investigator: Katie Hustad, PhD). The Researcher will work on multiple NIH-funded projects involving online and in-person data collection and data analysis from typically developing children and adults and children with cerebral palsy across the age span from toddler to young adult. Additionally, this position will work closely with the PI and lab staff, including undergraduate and graduate students in communication sciences and disorders as well as off-site research teams.

Responsibilities: Researcher III (RE042)
Researcher II (RE041)
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

Education:

Required
Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology or related field 

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have the following required experiences:
- Knowledge of standardized assessments used to evaluate and treat speech and language disorders.
- Experience working with children with disabilities and their families.
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

Well-qualified candidates will have the following preferred experiences:
- Previous clinical research experience.
- At least one year experience in evaluating and treating children's speech and language.
- Experience administering standardized speech and language assessments to children.
- Previous experience supervising staff.
- Keen ability to collaborate with a variety of team members.
- Experience managing data and databases.

Previous research experience and/or an interest in clinical research is highly desirable. Research mentoring will be provided along with other formal and informal learning opportunities at the Waisman Center and on campus.

License/Certification:

Required
CFY - Speech Pathologist
Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Wisconsin in Speech Language Pathology.

Required
ASHA CCC-SLP - Speech Language Pathology Certification
Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) is required.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $50,060 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Additional Information:

A Criminal Background Check will be performed. Additionally, a Caregiver Background Check will be conducted.

Must complete HIPAA and receive certification within the first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of notification.

Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.

How to Apply:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter and a list of 3 references.

Contact:

Mariah Ginter
mariah.ginter@wisc.edu
608-263-5671
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:

Researcher II(RE041) or Researcher III(RE042)

Department(s):

A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

262652-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/

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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