Madison, WI
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92176-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92176-AS

Working Title: Research Coordinator



FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 25, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $35,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; healthcare or biological sciences area preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two or more years of experience working in human subjects research, clinical trial management, or health-care setting required. Prior experience working with industry-sponsored studies is preferred. Prior experience working with individuals from diverse racial and ethnic communities preferred.

Title prefix will be determined based on years of relevant professional work experience.

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) conducts research in the field of aging and dementia, and seeks to establish effective prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The ADRC actively collaborates with individuals from diverse underrepresented communities to identify and address health disparities in management of dementia. The Research Specialist is a critical position within the Alzheimer's research program, as he/she is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the assigned studies including clinical trials and provides support to the study Principal Investigator (PI) and management staff.

Dr. Cynthia Carlsson is seeking a Research Specialist to coordinate an industry-sponsored AD prevention study which examines whether an investigational drug can slow the progression of memory problems associated with amyloid, a protein that forms plaques in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.

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.

Strong analytical and interpersonal skills are a necessity. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in written and verbal forms with research sponsors, faculty, researchers, and staff at all levels required. Excellent problem solving, organizational, and computer skills required. Knowledge of University administrative policies and procedures as well as federal human subjects protection regulations highly desirable. A high degree of professionalism is required.

Hire will be subject to criminal and WI Caregiver background checks.


Karen Lazar
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. 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: Sep 26 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 20 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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