ODE - OCULAR DISEASE EVALUATOR

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 230994-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/FPRC
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Department of Ophthalmology, Fundus Photograph Reading Center seeks a collaborative individual to evaluate ocular images from research studies for the presence and severity of various eye diseases. The incumbent will be responsible for preparing images for evaluation, classifying observed changes, entering data into FDA compliant electronic case report forms, and participating in quality control exercises. Imaging modes may include, but are not limited to stereoscopic color fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, and optical coherence tomography.

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:

BA or BS required; degree in Biological science or related field strongly preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- 2 years of experience evaluating Optical Coherence Tomographs (OCTs) for retinal diseases preferred.
- Familiarity with various ophthalmic image review software platforms preferred.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Background Check is required.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
- Familiarity with computers, MS Office applications.
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and able to work independently as well as on a team.
- Normal color vision and stereoscopic acuity.

Knowledge and Skills Preferred:
- Familiarity with various ophthalmic image review software platforms.

This is a terminal position expected to last twelve months from appointment date, with a possibility of extension of up to an additional year, and the possibility of a change to Fixed Term Renewable status if warranted and funding available.

Department(s):

A536070-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/FPRC

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 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 $32,697 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:

Karon Szyszkiewicz
kszyszkiewic@wisc.edu
608-262-1334
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-Terminal

Job Number:

230994-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).

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Applications Open: Feb 15 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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