Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 229945-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Division of Plastic Surgery is looking for a seasoned Research Coordinator to help advance their clinical, translational, and basic science research programs. This position involves study coordination of multiple research projects conducted by Division of Plastic Surgery investigators. The research coordinator will be responsible for subject enrollment and administrative responsibilities regarding new and existing clinical trials, grant preparation and submission, preparation of IRB submissions and maintenance of regulatory records, data collection, and manuscript submission. The candidate will have the opportunity to assist with prospective clinical trials, retrospective data collection, case-control studies, database analysis, education and simulation research, and basic science research regarding nerve regeneration, neuroma physiology, and gene sequencing.

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; bachelor's in biological sciences or health-related field preferred. Master's preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1-2 years' experience coordinating a clinical research trial involving pharmaceutical or biological products is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel software is preferred. Experience with statistical software is helpful but not required.

A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level. Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

License or Certificate:

ACRP, SOCRA or other clinical research certification or intent to obtain certification is preferred.

Additional Information:

The ideal candidate will be proactive, maintain a positive attitude, possess superior organizational skills, pay close attention to detail and require minimal supervision. The ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients and medical professionals is required. The candidate must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, quickly read and understand complex study documents and integrate knowledge of Good Clinical Practice into daily activities. Coordinators must readily adapt to various web-based data entry systems used for studies.

Studies may require a Coordinator remain in-house for an extended number of hours (e.g. 14) while a subject participates in an intervention period. Must have flexible work schedule, able to work extended days (e.g. 14 hours), evenings and weekends as needed. Coordinators are required to complete the following training: HIPAA, human subjects protection training, biosafety shipping and laboratory safety.

A caregiver background check will be conducted.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



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

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please select "" to upload a cover letter and resume. Please address how you meet the minimum years and relevant work experience in your application materials.


Cory Reithmeyer
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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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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: Jan 13 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Jan 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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