PRECISION MEDICINE RESEARCH COORDINATOR
JOB NO.: 96883-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 96883-AS
Working Title: Precision Medicine Research Coordinator
Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Anticipated Begin Date: DECEMBER 26, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $39,500 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Bachelor's degree is required, with a preferred focus in biological or health sciences, healthcare or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
- Experience in a clinical healthcare setting or clinical research is preferred.
- Prefix assignment will be determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level.
License or certificate:
The Precision Medicine Research Coordinator will join the Precision Medicine Team and report directly to the Precision Medicine Molecular Tumor Board (PMMTB) Manager at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) to support the PMMTB and various other Precision Medicine initiatives within the work areas. The primary goal of the Precision Medicine Team is to collect and analyze patient information for developing treatment recommendations based upon clinical characteristics and molecular data. This team also aids in the acquisition of biospecimens for clinical research on precision medicine trials. This position will interface with UW Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) oncology patients, UWHC, UW and UWCCC personnel and a UW referral network. The selected candidate must be self-directed, demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and an ability to work with both patients and health care providers. The incumbent will work independently and as part of a group on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing projects based on deadlines and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
- Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others -- behave professionally
- Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty.
- Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
- Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.
The incumbent is expected to follow the policies, procedures, guidelines for excellence and professionalism established by the UWCCC and the University of Wisconsin. Additionally, this position will assure that all clinical research activity adheres to Federal, State, and University policies, procedures and requirements.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.
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.
Travel is required. Must provide own transportation or a valid driver's license and eligibility for Car Fleet usage is necessary.
Instructions to applicants:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor 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 7 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Dec 21 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time