Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227582-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:

This position will assist with the research conducted in the Bruno Balke Biodynamics Laboratory. The main responsibility associated with this position is the coordination and administration of human studies focusing on blood flow regulation. The associate research specialist will assist the primary research specialist and specifically be responsible for coordination of training of students and staff, maintaining IRB compliance documents, and execution of data collection and analysis for 2 specific projects. Much of the training can be done in the virtual environment with the eventual transition to in-person activities.

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.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Biological Sciences, Kinesiology, Public Health or related fields.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidate should have an understanding of research principles and regulation, and be detail oriented, possess excellent interpersonal, have strong oral, written communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Experience in a laboratory setting is a must. Working with patients or human subjects is strongly preferred. Experience in clinical research is strongly preferred. Ideal candidates will have experience in IRB/human studies protection, compliance and monitoring, and/or budget and data management. Proficiency with common computer software is essential.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



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

Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload CV/Resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 references. For questions on the position contact: Dr. Jill Barnes


Gregory Dierks
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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Sep 30 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 9 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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