NUTRITION STUDY COORDINATOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Aug 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91457-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 91457-AS

Working Title: Nutrition Study Coordinator

Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Hiring Department: A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN

FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This position will end on AUGUST 31, 2018.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)



Degree and Area of Specialization:

-Bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, public health, or other health related field is required.
-Masters is preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-1 year of work experience preferred.
-Prior work in research study with participant or patient contact is desirable.



Position Summary:

The research specialist will help perform a variety of duties needed to complete a large prospective cohort study of diet and lifestyle in relation to age-related eye diseases. This position will collaborate with the study coordinator, scientist, and biostatistician, under the supervision of the principal investigator. This position will also assist with fulfilling duties related to active sponsored research programs.



Additional Information:

Knowledge/Skills Required:
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Detail oriented with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
-Ability to work effectively as part of an integrated study team.
-Experience using MS Office Suite

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:
-Experience using statistical analysis software
-Experience with research in eye health and/or nutrition
-Experience preparing Institutional Review Board applications

This is a one year position and may be extended for up to one more year and/or converted to a renewable position contingent upon funding.

Title prefix and salary will be dependant on relevant years of experience.

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:

Kabao Chang
kchang52@wisc.edu
608-263-4175
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 and upload your resume and cover letter.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Advertised: 31 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 18 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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