Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227732-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 Department of Urology in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), is seeking an individual to provide research support to the PI and Co-Investigator, Dr. Kristina Penniston, of the U24 Urology Interactions Core.

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.

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:

Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Desired specializations include biological, biomedical, or other health sciences; grant writing and/or grants administration; library science; research administration; and/or project management.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of two years experience working on a scientific research team in any capacity, including as a student required.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Excellent organizational and management abilities
Experience writing reports or other published materials
Experience preparing federal funding proposals (e.g., writing, editing, submission, budgeting)
Minimum of one year experience with project management

Experience with WordPress or similar content management platform
Training and experience using PubMed and other biological/biomedical science databases
Good time management and attention to detail, as demonstrated by experience working on complex projects
Science writing skills, including science journalism, manuscript preparation, or report writing
Knowledge of clinical and/or animal research regulatory requirements
Experience managing a social media account and/or producing podcasts



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please click "" to upload a cover letter and CV. In your application materials, please describe how you meet the required and preferred qualifications listed in the position description.


Courtney Gonzalez
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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).

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Applications Open: Oct 9 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 22 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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