RESEARCHER - WISCONSIN SURGICAL OUTCOMES RESEARCH PROGRAM
JOB NO.: 89258-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/SURGERY/DENTL-PLASTC SRGY
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 89258-AS
Working Title: Researcher - Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program
Official Title: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
Hiring Department: A539730-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/DENTL-PLASTC SRGY
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 28, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Degree and Area of Specialization: Master's Degree required. Degree in public health, population health, clinical investigation, or related field preferred. Graduate level statistics study desirable.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Preferred two years experience in conducting outcomes, health services or clinical research. Experience managing multi-disciplinary research teams and executing qualitative research preferred.
Position Summary: The selected candidate for this position will serve as a key research member of the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program. The mission of WiSOR is to improve 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 for this position are focused on qualitative research involving plastic and reconstructive surgery patients and providers. Quantitative studies involving database analysis, as well as qualitative and mixed methods are involved. The Researcher will assist WiSOR investigators in a variety of qualitative 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 with qualitative research software, including NVivo, preferred.
5. Experience with statistical software, including STATA, SAS or R preferred.
6. Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budget parameters and achieve measurable results.
7. Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision.
8. Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.
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 click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be required to upload a CV and cover letter.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 23 Dec 2016 Central Standard Time
Application Close: 23 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time