Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227892-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: PHARM/SRC
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This Research Specialist position will support the research program of Dr. Michelle Chui. The principal duties for the research specialist will be to assist with subject identification, recruitment, and data collection for research projects related to medication safety. Projects may involve interacting with both health care professionals as well as populations that use medications, such as older adults.

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. Preferably in biological sciences, social sciences or health-related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least one year of experience in a public health, community, or clinical health care setting is required. Previous community pharmacy background or training (i.e., pharmacy technician) desirable.
Excellent verbal and written skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint are required. Must be able to work well independently as well as on a team. The candidate should be detailed oriented, and possess excellent 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 School of Pharmacy encourages applications from candidates whose skills and/or background prepare them to work effectively across socially diverse workforces and economic classes. Women and underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

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


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

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this job, you are required to submit a cover letter detailing experience and a current resume/CV.


Caleb Dewitt
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Oct 13 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 15 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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