Job description

JOB NO.: 96082-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96082-AS

Working Title: Research Specialist - Pediatrics


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 09, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $31,200 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in health sciences or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of two years experience working in clinical research is strongly preferred. Experience in pediatrics or with pediatric phlebotomy is desirable.

Title and pay rate will be determined at the time of hire based on candidate qualifications and experience.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

Applying knowledge of methods and regulatory requirements for pediatric clinical research protocols, the Research Specialist works closely with the program administrator, research nurses and investigators to meet research goals. The incumbent maintains knowledge of clinical research principles and specific study guidelines to assist the research nurses and investigators in organizing patient study participation. The incumbent interfaces with other departments within the hospital, clinics, and referral area as necessary to identify, collect and disseminate patient and protocol 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.

Additional Information:

Successful applicant will be energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated, will have excellent organizational skills, and will be capable of working with a team to execute studies efficiently. Must be able to coordinate multiple studies simultaneously.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with supervisors, colleagues, research team, parents, and children.

A caregiver background check will be conducted.

A valid driver's license and eligibility is required for Car Fleet usage.

This vacancy is being announced in tandem with the Research Nurse Coordinator PVL #96084. Please note that only one vacancy exists. One person will be hired to fill the position under either the Research Nurse Coordinator or the Research Specialist title.


Deborah Holland
[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 upload your resume and cover letter and provide three references within the application process. For maximum consideration your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.

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 20 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 4 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 11/29/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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