Job description

JOB NO.: 96673-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96673-AS

Working Title: Study Coordinator


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: DECEMBER 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in biology, medical or social sciences or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-At least 1-3 years of experience in clinical research studies is preferred.

-Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Research Specialist within the Department of Neurosurgery will serve as an important member of our clinical research team, working closely with investigators, research subjects, and staff on a variety of projects. This position will report to the Department's Clinical Research Manager and work under the general direction of study investigators and Department leadership.

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:

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.

A Criminal Background Check and/or Caregiver Check is required.

Knowledge/Skills Required:
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Programs (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Outlook).
-Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with research subjects and with PIs, researchers, research staff, and support staff at multiple sites.
-Demonstrated qualities of attention to detail and good social skills.
-Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
-Effective problem solving skills and good judgment.

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:
-Knowledge of clinical research principles and regulations.
-Experience managing Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols.

-May attend and participate in sponsor's investigator meetings

-May require evening and weekend call work.

-Must be able to travel locally to Madison area study sites to conduct study-related activities and occasionally travel in the region to partnering study locations. Must provide own transportation or a valid driver's license and eligibility for Car Fleet usage is necessary.

To qualify to use a UW vehicle, must have a valid driver's license (driving record will be checked initially and routinely), and meet the UW Risk Management Driving Authorization and Car Fleet requirements and eligibility. Air travel to national conferences and meeting on an infrequent basis may also be required.


Kabao Chang
[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 begin the application process. You will be asked to submit cover letter and current resume/CV, highlighting qualifications as they pertain to the position. Materials uploaded in PDF format are preferred.

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: Nov 9 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Nov 23 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 11/24/2018
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