Madison, WI
Sep 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92172-AS

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


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92172-AS

Working Title: WI Research & Education Network Regional Research Coordinator



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,500 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree; preferred specialization in public health, health professions, medical or psychological sciences, or a related field. Master's degree highly preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-2 years or more post-degree professional level experience in public health, healthcare or clinical research, or quality improvement (QI) is preferred.
-Coursework in social or medical science research methodologies or provision of health care is preferred.
-Experience in medical research or primary care service preferred.
-Computer literacy for literature searches, data entry, data management, data tabulation, statistical analysis and data presentation in tabular and graphic formats is required.
-Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is required.
-Experience in communication (written and spoken) with medical providers, researchers, quality improvement teams, and patients is highly preferred.
-Experience in research confidentiality and privacy issues is preferred.
-Demonstrated application of specific research methods for clinical research, patient recruitment, and the management and conduct of research studies in diverse settings is preferred.

Prefix assignment and salary will be determined by qualifications and years of relevant experience. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior rank.

License or certificate:

Valid driver's license

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) is a statewide practice-based research network of primary care clinicians and academic researchers. Founded in 1987, WREN is one of the oldest and most respected practice-based research networks in the United States. WREN members conduct high-quality translational research projects in academic settings and "real-world" family practices across Wisconsin. The mission of the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) is to promote and conduct primary care research and education in partnership with primary care clinicians and the communities they serve.

This position serves as a Regional Research Coordinator (RRC) for WREN activities. The RRC is part of the infrastructure of WREN and the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. WREN central offices are located in Madison. The incumbent will staff multiple projects across a variety of content areas.

Additional Information:

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and goal-orientated with excellent organization skills. They must also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

The work location for this position is flexible between the primary WREN service areas of Madison or Milwaukee . A telecommuting arrangement may be required. Positions located outside of the WREN central offices will be required to travel to Madison regularly for meetings and other business. WREN reserves the right to re-assign the work location of this position to other areas of operation so long as it is mutually agreeable between the incumbent and WREN leadership. Travel to multiple locations around the state of Wisconsin will be required. Incumbent must provide his or her own transportation that meets UW-Madison Risk Management standards for which mileage traveled will be reimbursed through project resources at the current state level. Some early morning, evening and weekend work may be required. Flexible work hours may be arranged.

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.


Meghan Janikowski
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Instructions to applicants:

Click "Apply Now" to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a current resume and cover letter referencing your qualifications for this position. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

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 29 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 13 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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