Madison, WI
Dec 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 96717-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96717-AS

Working Title: Research Administrator


FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 13, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree in business, research administration or related field required. Bachelor's degree in a non-business or research administration area with relevant experience in research administration is acceptable.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1 year of administration experience required, preferably resesarch administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Familiarity with UW research administration policies, procedures, and systems; understanding of funding agency requirements, processes, and systems; and the ability to work closely with investigators to meet strict deadlines and proposal requirements highly preferred.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This is an important position in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics that will provide cradle-to-grave research administration and program management to the departmental faculty, primarily on central campus, and work closely with relevant administrative staff in the department to refine how we deliver these services to the faculty. The successful applicant will be able to work independently, yet collaboratively, in a department in seven different campus locations. The department is looking for a focused, innovative, and responsive individual who will provide a high level of professional research administration and program management support to the departmental research faculty and staff located on central campus in the Medical Sciences Center, Morgridge Institute for Research, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, the UW Biotechnology Center, and other main campus locations as necessary. The successful applicant will report to the senior program manager in the department.

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:


Jeanne Mccabe
[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 a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the
position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) professional 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: Dec 7 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Jan 4 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


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