Madison, WI
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92054-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 92054-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist


Hiring Department: A561000-SCHOOL OF PHARMACY/PHARMACY

FTE: 40% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This position will end on APRIL 30, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required.
Master's Degree in psychology, public health, or related field preferred.
Graduate level statistics study desirable.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required- Two years of experience working with the African American community in Madison and/or Milwaukee. Experience managing multi-disciplinary research teams and executing qualitative, survey, and quantitative research is desirable.

Position Summary:

The Research Specialist will work with a faculty member in the Social & Administrative Sciences Division at the School of Pharmacy. The faculty member's studies seek to examine how patient beliefs and psychosocial and/or psychological factors impact medication adherence, as well as develop and implement patient-centered interventions to improve adherence. This position will collaborate with African American Community Partners and Organizations on research projects under the supervision of the faculty member. He or she will be responsible for several ongoing studies and managing/coordinating research study related duties.

Additional Information:

This is a terminal position with the possibility of an extension and transition to a fixed term renewable position.

A caregiver background check will be conducted prior to hiring.


Jennifer Regan
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Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you are required to submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and within the application process the contact information for three references (including at least one current/former supervisor).

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: Sep 7 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 27 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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