SCIENTIST

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90589-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/WI ALZHMRS INS/ALZHMR INS


Location: Madison

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

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 25, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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.



Position Summary:

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.



Additional Information:

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:

Melissa Boyce
maboyce@wisc.edu
608-263-9949
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:

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

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