Madison, WI
Mar 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89943-AS

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

Department: SMPH/EMERG MED

Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89943-AS

Working Title: Research Scientist


Hiring Department: A534100-MEDICAL SCHOOL/EMERG MED

FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: PhD required in a quantitatively oriented field of study pertinent to health services research or epidemiological applications.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: 1+ years of post-doctoral experience in research in aging, epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, or other comparable area, required.

Applicants should have strong expertise in quantitative research methods. Additional experience in qualitative research methods would be valued.

Applicants must be fluent in reading, writing, and speaking English and be able to work with community and academic collaborators independently.

It is preferred that the applicant have the ability to conceive of a set of hypotheses, select the requisite methods to test the hypotheses, make appropriate conclusions about the results, and present the findings in published manuscripts and at scientific meetings. As the setting is highly collaborative and multi-disciplinary, it is preferred that the incumbent be able to work within an extended team. Experience in grant proposal writing is preferred.

Position Summary: The incumbent will serve 90% time as a Research Scientist with Dr. Manish Shah's lab, which develops, tests, and implements novel models of emergency care to improve the health and well-being of older adults.

The incumbent will serve 10% time serving as an internal research methods consultant for members of the Department of Emergency Medicine and assisting with educational programs (e.g., research fellowship).

Additional Information: 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: Manish Shah
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: To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter, and you will be required to provide three references within the application process.

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: 07 Mar 2017 Central Standard Time

Application Close: 4 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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