Madison, WI
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89778-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 89778-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist



FTE: 60% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MARCH 25, 2017

Term: This position will end on MARCH 14, 2018.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's Degree required. Bachelor's degree in engineering (chemical, mechanical, computer), public health, environmental management, population health/epidemiology, vision science, biochemistry, biostatistics, or related field strongly preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required, Endnote skills or other reference manager skills preferred.

Experience directly managing and supervising research projects throughout a project lifecycle preferred.

Experience with statistical and data management programs and knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis (GraphPad, Stata), preferred.

Candidate must be detail-orientated, self-motivated, a quick learner, collaborate well with team members, and have excellent problem-solving skills. Must be able to work effectively with team members, research faculty, clinic staff, faculty, and researchers.

Position Summary: The Research Specialist will assist a Pediatric Faculty and Staff conducting Vision Science Research.

Additional Information: This is a terminal position expected to last at least one year; with a possibility of an extension of up to an additional year, and the possibility of a change to Fixed Term Renewable status.

Must be able to work some weekends and evenings to accommodate research activities, animal care and data collection.

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.

Contact: Jennifer Grudzinski
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. )

Instructions to applicants: Apply Now" button to begin the application process. Please upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 06 Mar 2017 Central Standard Time

Application Close: 20 Mar 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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