Madison, WI
Jul 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91224-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, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91224-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 24, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

BA / BS required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Prior laboratory and/or clinical research experience (at least 1 year).
- Understanding of research confidentiality/privacy issues.
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to read, understand and follow a research protocol.
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
- Excellent organizational skills.

- Prior experience in healthcare field.
- Prior experience with IRB protocol development.
- Prior experience in recruitment and consent of research subjects.
- Prior experience with preparing study protocols and manuals of operations.
- Prior experience preparing project reports, scientific manuscripts, and/or grant proposals.
- Prior experience with obtaining and processing microbiological samples.
- Skills in spreadsheet construction and analyses.
- Skills in database and/or statistical software.

Position Summary:

The selected candidates for this position will become a key member of the UWSMPH Division of Infectious Disease Healthcare Infection Prevention Research Program and will work closely with the program's principal investigators (Dr. Nasia Safdar and Dr. Christopher Crnich), other program staff members and research subjects. The Healthcare Infection Prevention Research Program is currently engaged in a number of projects focused on implementing and evaluating interventions to prevent the spread of antibiotic- resistant bacteria in hospitals and reduce the risk of post- surgical infection and other surgery related complications.

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.

All UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty and staff are responsible for upholding the highest standards for professional conduct and ethical behavior in pursuing the School's missions of patient care, education, research, and service. Professionalism includes: 1) demonstrating honesty, integrity, inclusivity, accountability, and fairness; 2) treating everyone, including patients and visitors, colleagues, staff, and learners, with kindness, compassion, and respect; and 3) making a commitment to altruism in all interactions. Faculty and staff are responsible for personally modeling professional conduct and inspiring and expecting professional behavior by others. The Department of Medicine expects all faculty and staff to abide by these principles of professionalism, and associated laws and university policies, in the performance of their responsibilities


Erin Patterson
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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: 05 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 19 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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