Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227958-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The candidate will be engaged in biostatistical consulting and collaborative support of single and multi-site human research studies pertaining to aging and Alzheimer's disease for the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Program. The incumbent will work primarily within the interdisciplinary research labs of Dr. Kimberly Mueller, Dr. Lindsay Clark, and Dr. Tobey Betthauser. This research will be conducted in an established team science environment where the applicant will collaborate and interact with neuropsychologists, speech language pathologists, physicians, biostatisticians, neuroimaging physicists and other scientists and investigators on research projects under the supervision of the principal investigators. This position requires understanding and familiarity of statistical tests and models used in human subjects research.

The School of Medicine and Public Health and Drs. Mueller, Clark and Betthauser have 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:

Master's degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Biometry or related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Experience with the use of SAS and/or R (or other relevant software) is required.
- Familiarity with basic principles and implementation of statistical models and tests is required.
- Experience with querying databases, merging and assembling datasets is strongly preferred.
- Previous experience in biomedical research, social science research or clinical trials is highly desirable as is experience in working with diverse statistical methods, databases and data structures.

Additional Information:

The applicant should have the flexibility to work both independently and cooperatively, and should understand research data, objectives and analyses. Excellent attention to detail, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills required. Ability to communicate effectively, diplomatically, and in a culturally-sensitive way, in written and verbal forms with faculty, researchers, staff, and students at all levels required. This position is expected to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job. Applicants prior work experience should demonstrate attention to detail, teamwork, maturity, and flexibility.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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Tobey Betthauser
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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.

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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 20 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 3 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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