JOB NO.: 97113-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/SURGERY/GEN SURG
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 97113-AS
Working Title: Research Dietician
Official Title: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
FTE: 75% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 10, 2019
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's Degree required. Degree in nutrition or dietetics, public health, population health, or related field preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Two years experience in a research setting, preferably conducting outcomes, health services, or clinical research required. Experience providing counseling, training, and education on nutrion intervention required. Experience designing and providing nutrition education materials in different languages required.
License or certificate:
Registered Dietitian preferred. Successful completion of Registered Dietitian exam within the first year of appointment is required.
The selected candidate for this position will serve as a key member of the research staff for the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR), a vibrant health services research program within the Department of Surgery. The immediate program needs for this position involve an intervention study on weight management, led by Corrine Voils, PhD. The researcher will be expected to develop nutrition intervention content and deliver it to study participants, as well as provide general project management and research support.
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.
1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
2. Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills
3. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
4. Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budget parameters and achieve measurable results.
5. Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision.
6. Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.
7. This position requires some evening and weekend work hours and the ability to travel to off-campus sites for interventions.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.
Instructions to applicants:
Please select Apply Now to upload a cover letter and CV. In your cover letter and CV, please address your experience in a research setting including outcomes, health services, or clinical research.
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 21 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Jan 4 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time