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JOB NO.: 96898-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96898-AS

Working Title: Research Support Specialist


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 07, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

BA/BS required

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Customer service or administrative assistant experience desired.
- Experience in a medical, research, or educational setting preferred.
- Familiarity with imaging and other biomarkers (MRI, PET, CSF, and blood) is preferred, but not required. Training is provided.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The incumbent in this position will serve as a Scheduler for the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP) and Program Manager Assistant for WRAP and the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center-Biomarker Core (ADRC). The Alzheimer's Disease Research Programs are designed to identify Alzheimer's Disease (AD) prior to symptoms and identify predictive biomarkers, health and lifestyle features that confer risk and resilience to AD. Our studies conduct a variety of tests including memory assessments, MRIs, PET scans, CSF collection, and blood collection. This individual will collaborate with other study personnel to arrange study visits and assist two Program Managers with administrative tasks and special projects. This position does require some work schedule flexibility for after hour events.

The School of Medicine and Public Health, the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute, and the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center have 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:

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required


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:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a CV and a personal statement/cover letter. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

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 14 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 28 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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