Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 231981-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The Clinical Trials Budget & Contract Analyst is responsible for developing and negotiating budgets, as well as coordinating execution of clinical trial agreements, for industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical research studies conducted by our research teams. This position serves as a liaison for budget and contract interactions between the various clinical research teams within UWCCC and with other campus entities, including UW Health, other collaborating departments, and the office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP). This position also involves regular communication with external parties, such as collaborating institutions, pharmaceutical sponsors, and contract research organizations (CROs).

This position has the potential be covered under a long term telecommuting agreement for someone to work full time remotely.

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 not required with relevant professional experience.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- One (1) year of experience in budgeting, clinical research, healthcare, medical coding, billing compliance, or another relevant field is preferred.
- Experience drafting and negotiating clinical trial budgets is preferred.
- Knowledge of rules and regulations relating to clinical trials and clinical trials finance (including billing compliance) preferred.
- Experience with clinical trials management software (CTMS) preferred.
- Previous successful experience with remote work is a plus.
- Long term telecommuting agreement (optional)
- All levels considered with relevant professional experience.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience, from minimal experience to advanced. A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the senior level. Experience in lieu of a degree is an option.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Wisconsin, originally obtaining NCI designation in 1973. UWCCC is deeply committed to beating cancer through research, prevention, and treatment. Our purpose is to encourage greater and wider participation in cancer research and care at the University and in the State of Wisconsin, with an ultimate goal of dramatically reducing the burden of cancer on our patients and communities.

The UWCCC clinical research program is organized into Disease Oriented Teams (DOTs), which consist of faculty and clinically-focused research staff. Several non-clinical research functions, such as regulatory and finance, are performed by centralized teams that work across DOTs. The Contract & Budget Analyst position will sit within the Clinical Research Finance Office, and reports to the CRFO Manager and then to the UWCCC Assistant Director for Finance.
The successful applicant will demonstrate:
- Excellent interpersonal working and communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and ability to adjust to shifting priorities.
- Excellent financial analytical skills, as well as the ability analyze study documents (such as the protocol) to determine financial impacts.
- Ability to work independently and take initiative to troubleshoot problems and pursue resolutions.

- Position is expected to follow the policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards for excellence and professionalism established by the UWCCC and the University of Wisconsin.

- Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
- Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally.
- Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty.
- Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
- Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.

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:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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: Mar 5 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Jul 8 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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