Madison, WI
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89603-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89603-AS

Working Title: Researcher - WISOR



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary: Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization: Master's Degree required. Degree in public health, population health, clinical investigation, health communications, or closely related field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Preferred 1-2 year's experience in conducting outcomes, health services, or clinical research. Experience executing qualitative research and mixed methods research preferred.

Position Summary: The selected candidate for this position will serve as a key research member of the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR). WiSOR is a rapidly growing research program with the mission of improving the quality, safety, effectiveness and efficiency of surgical care through research and innovation. The program encompasses comparative effectiveness research, qualitative research particularly related to patient-provider interactions, as well as research in performance and safety in surgical care, patterns of care, quality of life, and decision analysis. The immediate program needs are focused on qualitative studies in a variety of surgical areas, particularly Otolaryngology. The Researcher will assist WiSOR investigators in a variety of research areas, including coordination of research teams and research projects as well as execution of research. The Researcher will interact with WiSOR faculty and staff with a variety of backgrounds including MDs, PhDs and MPHs.

Additional Information: 1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
2. Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical.
3. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are required.
4. Experience designing, coordinating, and conducting interviews.
5. Experience coding interview transcripts
6. Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.

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: Cory Reithmeyer
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 select "Apply Now" to upload a resume and 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: 11 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 25 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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