Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 07, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 226963-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The candidate will be engaged in the support of single site and multi-site imaging projects utilizing existing data, and prospective studies pertaining to Alzheimer's disease and aging for the UW Alzheimer's Research Program which include Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) Neuroimaging Group, the Johnson and Betthauser labs. This position requires analytic thinking and the ability to apply technical innovation to clinically relevant problems.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity and inclusion, 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.

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.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Doctorate degree required. Study in a related quantitative or life sciences preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Proficiency with one or more programming languages is strongly preferred in order to interact efficiently with large amounts of data. Experience working with PET and MRI formats and analytic approaches is preferred. Basic neuroanatomy knowledge is preferred. Experience working with and customizing data analysis tools is required.

Additional Information:

The applicant should have the knowledge and skillset to define analytic problems and create solutions and evaluate the efficacy and impact of such solutions in the context of PET and MRI imaging of the brain. The applicant should possess ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team, and should be familiar with image formats, quantitative analysis principles and common approaches to image analysis.

This is a fixed-term terminal position that is expected to last for one year from date of hire. It is possible that the position will be extended up to one additional year and/or converted to a renewable appointment if additional funding is secured.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To get started, click ''. You will be asked to sign in or create a profile, and upload a resume and cover letter. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.


Amy Hawley
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-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Oct 7 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 21 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

Similar jobs

Similar jobs