SCIENTIST - WISCONSIN SURGICAL OUTCOMES RESEARCH PROGRAM
JOB NO.: 91109-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/SURGERY/GEN SURG
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91109-AS
Working Title: Scientist - Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program
Official Title: SENIOR SCIENTIST(E10BN) or ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)
Hiring Department: A539740-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/GEN SURG
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 24, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
PhD required; preferably in sociology, psychology, anthropology, nursing, health services research, health behavior, population health, health policy or other related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Qualitative research experience required. Research experience within health care systems and/or with health data preferred. Minimum 2 years of professional post-graduate experience including research, writing, and publications in peer-reviewed journals; designing and conducting qualitative health research; demonstrated expertise in research design; and qualitative research methods including interviews and focus group research. Excellent analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills. Strong management and supervisory skills, demonstrated through managing research projects, required. Demonstrated experience educating and mentoring health professionals and/or students in research desired. Experience managing multi-disciplinary research teams preferred. Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.
The selected candidate for this Scientist position will serve as a key member of the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR) in the Department of Surgery. The mission of WiSOR is to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of surgical care through research and innovation. Investigators in the program focus on patient-provider interactions, performance and safety in surgical care, patterns of care, quality of life, and decision analysis.
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:
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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: 21 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 19 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time