Madison, WI
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90579-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: 90579-AS

Working Title: Researcher - Alzheimer's Disease



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 14, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required. Study in psychology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, computer sciences, exercise science, kinesiology, the life sciences, or other related fields preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Experience with analyses of brain images and behavioral data, including use of applicable software such as Matlab, SPM, FSL, AFNI, FreeSurfer, SAS, SPSS, & R is preferred. Prior experience of being part of an academic clinical research group is a plus.

Title prefix level will be determined based on candidate's years of relevant professional experience.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will join the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Neuroimaging Group (, a multidisciplinary collective of more than 20 principal investigators with over 41 human and nonhuman primate research projects spanning the diagnostic spectrum from normal aging to Alzheimer's dementia. (S)he will be actively engaged in cutting-edge neuroimaging and biomarker research studies of lifestyle and genetic factors related to cognitive resilience in normal aging and preclinical Alzheimer's disease. This position requires analytic thinking, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and study participants. Primary areas of responsibility include data processing, data analyses, and preparation of scientific writing such as abstracts, posters, papers, and grants.

Additional Information:

The applicant should have the flexibility to work both independently and collaboratively, and should understand key elements of research studies including hypotheses generation, study design & objectives, statistical analyses, and presentation of results.

Hire will be subject to criminal and Caregiver background checks.

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.


Donna Cole
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Instructions to applicants:

Click "Apply Now" to get started. Please upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.

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: 03 May 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 9 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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