JOB NO.: 90589-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90589-AS
Working Title: Scientist
Official Title: SENIOR SCIENTIST(E10BN) or ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)
Hiring Department: A531400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 25, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $40,861 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
PhD or similar terminal degree required. Preference in sociology, biostatistics, psychology, gerontology, adult education, public health, or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
1+ years of post- doctoral training in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, community-based participatory research, behavioral health, health disparities, neuropsychology, Alzheimer's disease and dementia research, or comparable area required.
Candidates should have strong expertise in mixed methods (quantitative and qualitative). Expertise in health disparities, and knowledge and experience with community based participatory research and/or health services research preferred.
The incumbent will serve 50% time as research scientist with the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, which is dedicated to reducing the prevalence and burden of Alzheimer's Disease through research, clinical care, and community programs across Wisconsin, with an emphasis on reducing health disparities.
The incumbent will serve 50% time as research scientist with Dr. Jane Mahoney's lab, which helps to develop and test community-based models of care to improve the health of older adults.
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.
Instructions to applicants:
To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.
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: 26 May 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 20 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time