Job description

JOB NO.: 96270-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96270-AS

Working Title: Study Coordinator - Alzheimer's Disease


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 01, 2018

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. Focus of study in a relevant field such as, but not limited to, biological sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, or health care-related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

One or more years' experience in a human subjects research or health care setting strongly preferred. Previous work experience in customer service strongly preferred.

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

License or certificate:

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, treatment, and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. A research specialist is needed to activate and coordinate neuroimaging research studies involving cognitively healthy adults and those with memory impairment. This position will work in the lab of Dr. Sterling Johnson. The incumbent will work with a team of study coordinators that manage a large portfolio of research studies, and under the direction of the Neuroimaging Research Manager.

The School of Medicine and Public Health, and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center have 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:

Excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills required. Strong analytic skills preferred. Ability to communicate effectively, diplomatically, and in a culturally-sensitive way, in written and verbal forms with research participants, sponsors, faculty, researchers, staff, and students 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. This position is expected to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. Applicants' prior work experience should demonstrate attention to detail, teamwork, maturity, and flexibility.

Criminal and Caregiver background checks will be conducted prior to hiring.


Caitlin Cleary
[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:

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: Oct 12 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 10/13/2018
Application Due: 10/27/2018
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