Job no: 228647-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Office & Administrative Support, Project Management, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Project Manager, Precision Health Specialization (PM-PHS) will play an integral project management role supporting the advancement of precision medicine as a model to transform personalized healthcare. The PM-PHS will oversee local, abridged projects aligned with the All of Us - Wisconsin initiative, leveraging resources and best practices of precision medicine, study engagement, and enrollment focused on health systems. The PM-PHS will provide planning, execution and monitoring of processes and practices in support of targeted projects. The PM-PHS applies a project management framework and uses a collaborative process to ensure stakeholder expectations are met.

NIH's All of Us Research Program is a major piece of the Precision Medicine Initiative. All of Us will engage one million or more volunteers living in the U.S. to contribute their health data over many years to improve health outcomes, fuel the development of new treatments for disease, and catalyze a new era of evidence-based and more precise preventive care and medical treatment. This PM-PHS position is housed within the UW-Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR), home of the All of Us research program in Wisconsin.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment in diversity both as an end in itself, but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applicants 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, preferably in healthcare related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:
-Minimum of one year of project management experience.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong detail orientation.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
-Facility with Cloud-based tools for storing and sharing information.
-Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills.
-Must be able to develop an organizational culture that fosters teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Practical knowledge gained from conducting clinical/health research involving healthcare data, analytical tools and related systems.
-Background in Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems and processes, including EHR data use for research.
-Knowledge of research principles and regulations (HIPAA, IRB compliance, Outside Activity Reporting, Effort Certification).
-Proficiency with project management software.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

This is a fixed term terminal 1 year appointment with the possibility for a 1 year renewal contingent on grant funding.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 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


Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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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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: Nov 24 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 8 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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