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JOB NO.: 94148-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 94148-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist/Study Coordinator



FTE: 75% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2018

Term: This position will end on MAY 31, 2020.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 6 months of relevant research experience preferred.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Mahoney Lab conducts research in healthy aging programs for older adults and houses the Community-Academic Aging Research Network (CAARN). CAARN brings together academic researchers and community partners across the state to conduct clinical trials and dissemination research related to healthy aging. Under the guidance of Dr. Mahoney, the Research Specialist will provide program support for Dr. Mahoney's evidence-based prevention program research and the work of CAARN, including coordination and performance of research activities such as standard operating procedure and policy implementation and monitoring, quality assurance activities, oversight of clinical research management systems, protocol budget development and fiscal tracking, and regulatory review tracking.

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.

Additional Information:

This will be a fixed-term terminal appointment that is expected to end on May 31, 2020. Conversion to a renewable appointment is possible if additional funding is secured

It is anticipated that this position will be filled initially at 75% FTE. However, there is a possibility that the FTE will increase at the time of hire and/or after hire if additional funding is secured.

Must have extremely strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively and professionally interact with research subjects, PIs, researchers, research staff, and support staff. Must have great initiative, be highly organized, have the ability to prioritize tasks, and able to work independently and as part of a team, using problem solving skills, resourcefulness and good judgment.

May require some occasional evening work.

Must be able to occasionally travel locally (around Wisconsin) for conferences and study activities.

Hire will be subject to criminal and Caregiver background check requirements.


Angela Wang
[email protected]

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:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be asked to upload a current resume and a cover letter describing your experience as it relates to the position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three references, including at least one current or 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: Apr 13 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Apr 27 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 4/14/2018
Application Due: 4/28/2018
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