RESEARCHER - UW TELEOPHTHALMOLOGY

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228301-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The program encompasses community-based dissemination and implementation, qualitative research related to patient-provider utilization of teleophthalmology, as well as outcomes research in teleophthalmology, and healthcare quality improvement. The immediate program needs for this position are focused on community stakeholder engagement, qualitative research involving patients and providers, quantitative studies involving medical records analysis, large dataset analysis, and survey research.

This position will contribute technical expertise and collaborate on research with the Principal Investigator(s) of the University of Wisconsin Teleophthalmology Program (UWTOP). The mission of the UWTOP is to improve the quality, effectiveness and implementation of teleophthalmology care through research and innovation (https://eyephoto.wisc.edu). The position will include publishing research studies and implementation materials, as well as assisting in developing grant proposals, performing advanced data analysis, and presenting and executing research. Additionally, this position will play a key role in overseeing coordination of activities across multiple research sites, and with community stakeholders and health care staff.

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:

Master's degree required; specialization in public health or health-related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- One year of research experience is required.
- Experience working with multi-center studies, patients or people with disabilities, conducting clinical research, and working in multi-disciplinary, health-related research teams preferred.
- Experience developing strong working relationships with research collaborators, community partners, patients, providers, and other health care staff required.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

Knowledge and Skills:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical.
- Familiarity with statistical software such as SAS, STATA or R preferred.
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
- Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budget parameters and achieve measurable results.
- Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision.
- Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.

This is a terminal position lasting one year. There is a possibility it may be extended or made renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment and/or funding becomes available.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above.

Department(s):

A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN

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

Salary:

Minimum $57,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, address your experience with the required and preferred criteria of the position. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification.

Contact:

Yao Liu MD MS
yao.liu2@wisc.edu
608-263-1481
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:

RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

228301-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).

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 27 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 25 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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