Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232499-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position will support the research program of Dr. Ned Kalin working on a multisite study of the biological basis of childhood anxiety disorders. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and Scientist, this individual will be responsible for the implementation of assigned research studies, including recruitment, consenting, administration of assessments, budgeting, study conduct, monitoring, and data management and quality control. As such, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated initiative are required. Must be comfortable working with anxious children and adolescents and their families.

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; preferably in social sciences, biological sciences or health-related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-At least 2 years of experience in clinical, health or social research environment preferred
-Previous experience working with children and/or adolescents, neuroimaging methods, large-scale studies, and/or database management desirable.
-Experience managing Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols a plus.

Title prefix and salary will be dependent on relevant years of experience.

Additional Information:

This study will collect data from school-aged children and adolescents, with some early evening and occasional weekend study visits. Applicants should have some flexibility in their schedule to help cover some of these visits. This position also requires the ability for occasional (1-3 times/year) domestic travel to other data collection sites to monitor and report on study procedures.

Criminal Background Check and a Caregiver Background Check is required.

Knowledge/Skills Required:
-Must be familiar with computers and basic software applications (e.g. MS Office Suite).
-Detail oriented with strong organizational and management skills are critical.
-Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in written and verbal forms with participants, faculty, researchers and staffs at all levels.

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:
-Experience managing Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols.
-Previous experience working with neuroimaging methods, large-scale studies, and/or database management
-Experience with command line.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

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.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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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 26 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 9 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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