RESEARCH SPECIALIST STUDY COORDINATOR

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227771-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: NUR/RESEARCH/RESEARCH
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

This position will support the research program of Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, whose research focuses on improving clinical care delivery for people living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The person in this position, will serve as the primary Study Coordinator for an NIH-funded study focused on examining on examining lucidity among people with dementia surrounding end of life care. This 5-year project will establish and implement data collection procedures for audiovisual observations among people with dementia in inpatient hospice settings, analyze and disseminate findings. This individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of assigned research studies, including human resource management, budgeting, recruitment, study conduct, compliance, monitoring, reporting, data quality control, and ongoing support with dissemination. As such, strong organization skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated initiative are required. Must be comfortable working with human research participants in an inpatient hospital and hospice setting. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills are required. The person in this position will manage relationships with multiple, diverse stakeholders, including lab staff, clinical staff, family/friend caregivers of people with dementia, and people with dementia.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least 6 months of relevant research experience preferred

Additional Information:

Candidates should at minimum, have a cursory understanding of health care systems such as the medical records and confidentiality of private health information although more experience in health care (such as working as a nursing assistant for example) is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, have strong organizational, database skills and be able to work independently. Within 14 days of hire, the candidate must obtain HIPAA and CITI certification by completing the University's electronic training. This person will work primarily at the UW Madison School of Nursing and other work duties will take place at the Madison Veterans Hospital and UW-Madison School of Nursing, both located on Highland Avenue in Madison, WI.

This position is for 24 months with the opportunity to become renewable.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Department(s):

A549000-SCHOOL OF NURSING/RESEARCH/RESEARCH

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $38,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click, from Jobs.wisc.edu , to begin the application process.

Please submit ONE pdf file containing the following:
1) a letter of interest, referencing PVL 227771, which highlights relevant work experience or related area
2) a resume/CV
3) academic transcripts (if recent)

For questions regarding this position, please contact Laura Block, lmblock2@wisc.edu .

Online applications must be received by 11:55pm on the application deadline for ensured consideration. Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for this position.

In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.

Contact:

Laura Block
lmblock2@wisc.edu
608-262-7417
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:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

227771-AS

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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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 12 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 26 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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