RESEARCH SPECIALIST - PROGRAM EVALUATION

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 89708-AS

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

Department: SMPH/POP HEALTH SCI/UWPHI


Location: Madison

Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89708-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist - Program Evaluation

Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department: A538570-MEDICAL SCHOOL/POP HEALTH SCI/UWPHI

FTE: 75% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MARCH 27, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $35,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required in relevant discipline. Relevant disciplines include: public health, social sciences, social work, public policy, evaluation research or related field.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Skills in data management and statistical analysis will be required as part of this team. Basic understanding of social science research methods and approaches is required. Experience and a strong interest in evaluation and applied research, particularly in the areas of community-based substance abuse prevention and/or medication assisted treatment is preferred.

REQUIRED:
1. Knowledge of data management, entry and cleaning techniques utilizing statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, STATA and Microsoft Access.
2. Knowledge of basic research and/or program evaluation methods.
3. Evidence of organizational, analytical, and professional writing skills.
4. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and assignments.
5. Knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods.

Level of appointment will be contingent on relevant work history.



Position Summary: The UW Population Health Institute is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented individual to support the evaluation of opioid-related prevention and treatment grants. Principal duties of the Research Specialist will include coordinating the collection, implementation, analysis, and maintenance of data for evaluation purposes, including conducting interviews with individuals in recovery. Experience with SPSS and an interest in substance abuse prevention and/or treatment a plus!



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: Delaney Dustman
dustman@wisc.edu
608-263-6294
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: Please click on the "Apply Now" link to submit a resume and cover letter referencing PVL 89708 for this position.



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: 08 Mar 2017 Central Standard Time


Application Close: 22 Mar 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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