Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 226948-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The position will support the research program of Dr. Olufunmilola Abraham, a researcher in the Social & Administrative Sciences Division of the School of Pharmacy. The studies she conducts seek to understand develop innovative interventions to improve medication use and health for adolescents and young adults. She studies how game-based technologies and pharmacists can be used to improve medication use and health in the community.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred. Preferably in biological sciences, social sciences or health-related field. Experience working on adolescents and young adults will be beneficial.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least two years of research experience in a public health, community, or clinical health care setting is required.
Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis is required. Excellent verbal and written skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint are required, as evidenced by posters and papers. Relevant work experience in grant writing and mixed-methods research is essential. Demonstrated ability to work well independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. The candidate should be detailed oriented, and possess exceptional attention to detail, interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills.

Additional Information:

Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required for recruitment and consenting participants.
Travel is required for this position. You must qualify to use a UW-Madison fleet vehicle by
possessing a valid driver's license and meeting risk management standards, or have the ability to provide own transportation that meets UW-Madison risk management standards.

The appointment percentage may vary based on funding and research needs.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $32,056 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click the "" button to begin the application process. To apply for this position, you are required to submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references - including one reference from your current or most recent employer.


Caleb Dewitt
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Sep 11 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 25 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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