Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232036-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

Our laboratory focuses on cognition in the elderly in close collaboration with the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention. This position would work to recruit patients into on-going studies at UW requiring cognitive/neuropsychological evaluations. The appointee will perform cognitive testing and analyze cognitive data, maintain study database and patient enrollment. These studies occur in different settings including outpatient clinics, hospital floors and the critical care unit. Additional duties will involve submission and maintenance of IRB applications, presentations and publications and general laboratory maintenance duties. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop skills in acquiring and analyzing EEG and MRI data if interested.

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 Degree required, preferably in neurobiology, neuroscience or biological sciences.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience working with elderly patients in relation to study of delirium and dementia.
Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures preferred. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication as well as the ability to work independently in a defined organizational structure is essential.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $33,000 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. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


Fern Reilly
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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: Mar 23 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 7 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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