Madison, WI
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90573-AS

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


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90573-AS

Working Title: Senior Editor

Official Title: SR EDITOR(R92BN)


FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 05, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $59,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum MA/MS with specialty in English, communications, science, or engineering.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- At least 7 years experience and a proven record of success in writing and editing research papers published in peer-reviewed journals.
- At least 7 years experience and a proven record of success writing and editing NIH grant applications.
- Experience supervising other staff member(s) and helping build a positive, kind, mission-driven work culture.
- Ability to write clearly and concisely, with minimal jargon.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Knowledge of relevant requirements of HIPAA, IRB, etc.
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
- Superior accuracy and attention to detail, balanced by the ability to set and act on priorities.
- Facility handling multiple projects simultaneously.

Position Summary:

The Senior Writer/Editor will be a member of the University of Wisconsin Implementation Research Lab team. This person will work closely with the head of the lab and others to develop and draft grant applications and reports of research results published in peer-reviewed journals. The main subject of the research is implementation science.

Additional Information:

- Superb verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently using initiative and good judgment.
- Cooperative spirit in working as part of a team.

Position FTE is negotiable between 80 and 100%.

The position is an ongoing renewable appointment if funding is secured.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

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.


Taylor Spitzig
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Instructions to applicants:

To apply, please select "Apply Now" to upload your cover letter and resume.

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: 31 May 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 28 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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