Madison, WI
Mar 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89812-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89812-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 03, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $33,228 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's degree required; social sciences, biological sciences or health-related field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: 1-2 years of experience in clinical or health or social research environment preferred. Previous experience with research methodology desirable.

Position Summary: This position will support the research program of Dr. Josh Cisler. Dr. Cisler conducts neuroimaging research with traumatized adolescent and adult samples. Portions of his research include clinical trial methodology. The successful candidate will support the Cisler program in all aspects of research and will be part of a growing, creative, dynamic team. This individual will be responsible for the implementation of assigned research studies and clinical trials, including recruitment, consenting, administration of assessments, budgeting, study conduct, monitoring, and data management and quality control. As such, strong organization skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated initiative are required. Must be comfortable working with both adolescent and adult trauma-exposed populations.

Additional Information: Ideal candidates will have the following:

Expereince in clincial or health or a social research environment.

Expereince in research methodology.

Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Ability to work well on a team and maintain professional interactions with patients, caregivers, hospital staff, and research staff.

Excellent attention to detail.

- Strong computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Redcap, Access, statistics software, perform electronic literature searchers, and use database software.

-Some background in psychology or biological sciences

Contact: Sue Persinger

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 apply using the on-line job application system. Upload your cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references. Your cover letter should address how you meet the requirements of the 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: 15 Mar 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 29 Mar 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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