RESEARCHER - WISOR
JOB NO.: 93733-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/SURGERY/GEN SURG
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 93733-AS
Working Title: Researcher - WiSOR
Official Title: ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
Hiring Department: A539740-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/GEN SURG
Anticipated Begin Date: MARCH 31, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's Degree in public health, population health, clinical investigation, health communications, or closely related field required. Graduate level statistics study desirable.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
1-2 year's experience in conducting outcomes, health services or clinical research required. Experience executing quantitative, qualitative research, and mixed methods is essential for a top candidate.
License or certificate:
The selected candidate for this position will provide research management and research analysis support for the Minimally Invasive Surgery Outcomes faculty within the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR). WiSOR is a rapidly growing research program with the mission of improving the quality, safety, effectiveness and efficiency of surgical care through research and innovation. The program encompasses comparative effectiveness research, qualitative research particularly related to patient-provider interactions, as well as research in performance and safety in surgical care, patterns of care, quality of life, and decision analysis. The immediate program needs for this position are focused on quantitative studies. The Researcher will assist WiSOR investigators in a variety of research areas, including coordination of research teams and research projects as well as execution of research. The Researcher will interact with WiSOR faculty and staff with a variety of backgrounds including MDs, PhDs and MPHs.
Additional required skills:
1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
2. Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical
3. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are required
4. Experience with statistical software such as SAS or Stata preferred
5. Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision
6.. Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively
Instructions to applicants:
To apply, please select "Apply Now" to upload a CV and cover letter.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Mar 12 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Mar 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time