RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Job no: 231704-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/INFECT DIS
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

This position will support research projects in the Quality Improvement with Data (QID) Group. It will assist PIs Susan Nordman-Oliveira, Christopher Crnich, and Edmond Ramly with research support activities in all areas.

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:

Bachelors degree required (preferred in Industrial Engineering).

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required:
Demonstrated Industrial Engineering proficiency in both qualitative and quantitative methods.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

Preferred:
Training in quantitative methods from Operations Research or Economics
2-3 years of research experience in human factors engineering including the SEIPS model
Experience performing quantitative analyses and using statistical software such as R or Stata
Experience performing qualitative data analyses and using software such as NVIVO

Additional Information:

Position to last until 06/30/2021. There is a possibility it may be extended if there is a need for an ongoing appointment and/or funding becomes available.

The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving skills, ability to prioritize and adapt to changing project needs. Must be able to work well in teams as well as individually. Must have excellent verbal and written skills.

Department(s):

A534265-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/INFECT DIS

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 3 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 get started, click ''. You will be asked to sign in or create a profile, and upload a resume and cover letter. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.

Contact:

Charles Amble
caamble@medicine.wisc.edu
608-265-9049
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:

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

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

231704-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 23 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 9 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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