Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232738-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

These positions will support the Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR) program led by Dr. Amy Kind. CHDR focuses on understanding and eliminating health disparities and improving outcomes for vulnerable populations. We conduct multidisciplinary projects in clinical/health systems interventions, medical and public records assessment, and claims data analysis. Successful candidates will support the Center in all aspects of research and will be part of a growing, creative, dynamic team. The incumbents will regularly work with colleagues from the Department of Medicine, the Health Services Care Research Program (HSCR), and HSCR program affiliates.

We are seeking several highly motivated individuals to join our team in furthering our research activities. We value diversity and respect the many differences and similarities in the workplace, including the varied perspectives, approaches, and competencies of coworkers and populations that we serve. We feel that these diverse perspectives strengthen our team and its impact.

The School of Medicine and Public Health and its new Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR) have a deep and profound commitment to diversity as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. To this end, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. We further enthusiastically encourage BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) to apply for these open positions.

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; BA/BS in scientific field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1-2 years of experience in a public health, community or clinical health care setting and/or 1-2 years of experience in clinical or health or social research environment preferred.

Customer service experience strongly preferred.

Experience with human subjects research and Institutional Review Boards preferred.

Additional Information:

Candidates should be detail oriented and possess excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and
organizational skills. Must be able to work well on a team and maintain professional interactions with research participants and internal and external research staff.

Knowledge of clinical/health research principles and regulations desired, but not required. Experience in being a member of a multidisciplinary teams a plus. Ability to work independently and be comfortable with frequent opportunities to learn new skills. Excellent verbal and written skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are required.

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $35,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume/CV. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.


Donna Cole

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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: Apr 6 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 3 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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