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

JOB NO.: 90158-AS

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


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90158-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist - UW Tele-Ophthalmology



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 22, 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 required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: -Experience in working with patients or people with disabilities, conducting health services or clinical research, and working in multi-disciplinary health-related research teams preferred.
-Excellent communication skills particularly for developing strong working relationships with community partners, patients, providers, and other health care staff required.

Position Summary: This position will serve as a key research member of the University of Wisconsin Tele-ophthalmology Program (UWTOP). The mission of the UWTOP is to improve the quality, effectiveness and implementation of tele-ophthalmology care through research and innovation. The position will assist UWTOP investigators in a variety of research areas, including preparing presentations and gathering data for research projects as well as execution of clinical practice-based research. Additionally, this position will play a key role in communicating with community stakeholders, patients, providers, and other health care staff.

Additional Information: Knowledge/Skills:
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical.
-Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are required.
-Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budget parameters and achieve measurable results.
-Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision.
-Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.

The program encompasses community-based dissemination & implementation, qualitative research related to patient-provider utilization of tele-ophthalmology, as well as outcomes research in tele-ophthalmology, and healthcare quality improvement. The immediate program needs for this position are focused on community stakeholder engagement, qualitative research involving patients and providers, quantitative studies involving medical records analysis, and survey research.

A caregiver background check will be conducted.

Title prefix and salary will be dependant on relevant years of experience.

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: Kabao Chang
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 your resume and a cover letter.

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 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 21 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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