RESEARCH SPECIALIST- UW TELE-OPHTHALMOLOGY

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228913-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, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

This position will serve as a key research member of the University of Wisconsin Teleophthalmology Program (UWTOP). The mission of the UWTOP is to reduce health disparities by improving the quality, effectiveness, and implementation of telemedicine-based eye care through research and innovation ( https://eyephoto.wisc.edu ).

The Position will assist UWTOP investigators in a variety of research areas, including preparing implementation materials, presentations, and data for research projects as well as execution of research. Additionally, this position will play a key role in communicating with the community stakeholders, patients, providers, and other health care staffs.

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:

Bachelor's degree required; degree in Public Health or Health-related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Excellent communication skills particularly for developing strong working relationships with community partners, patients, providers, and other health care staff required.
- Experience working with patients or people with disabilities, conducting health services or clinical research, and working in multi-disciplinary health-related research teams preferred.

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:

Knowledge/Skills Required:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills critical.
- Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
- Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budge 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.

Criminal Background Check and Caregiver Check is required.

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:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $35,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for 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 advance notice.

Contact:

Yao Liu
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:

SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

228913-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: Nov 30 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 21 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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