Job description

JOB NO.: 96840-AS

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


Location: Milwaukee

Categories: Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96840-AS

Working Title: Community Research Coordinator


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 01, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 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 preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1-2 years of experience in a public health, community or clinical health care setting and/or 1-2 years of experience in clinical or health or social research environment desirable.

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

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

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The UW Division of Geriatrics/Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute is seeking two full-time Research Specialists to co-lead the coordination of research related activities for an Alzheimer's disease prevention project titled, "African Americans Fighting Alzheimer's in Midlife" (AAFAiM). The AAFAiM Project examines midlife markers of Alzheimer's disease in African Americans enrolled in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP) Study. This position will be based in Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Regional Milwaukee Office (WAI MKE).

The incumbents will be responsible to work as Research Specialists to lead the outreach and recruitment efforts for the WRAP AAFAiM study at the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Regional Milwaukee Office and will report to the Assistant Director. While the research specialists' duties will be focused on work with African Americans and members of other underrepresented groups (URG), the AAFAiM research specialists will work as members of the Milwaukee Outreach team focusing efforts on the African American study participants.

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:

Excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills required. Strong analytic skills preferred. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in written and verbal forms with research 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.


Kassie Hefty
[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 apply online by clicking "Apply Now" to upload your cover letter and resume. You will also be asked to provide three references during the application process.

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: Dec 5 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 19 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 12/6/2018
Application Due: 12/20/2018
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