Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232457-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Statistical Analysis and Research Programming (STARP) core aims to provide the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine and Public Health at UW - Madison with high quality statistical and programming expertise, with an emphasis on collaborative, ethical, and reproducible research to advance healthcare innovation. The successful candidate will work in partnership with fellow Biostatisticians and Research Programmers to provide biostatistical support to Physicians and Scientists. The incumbent will consult and collaborate on research projects involving animal experiments, retrospective reviews of clinical data, prospective trials, clinical studies, and large national health datasets. Remote work will be considered.

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:

Master's Degree required. Master's Degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology or related field is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Ability to consult effectively on study design and identification of appropriate measures and datasets. Independent experience selecting and implementing appropriate statistical methods. Desire to work in a highly collaborative team environment. Knowledge of and experience with statistical software (SAS, R, or comparable) required.
A minimum of 1 year as a consulting statistician in a biological/medical research setting is preferred.

Additional Information:

The ideal incumbent will possess Team Building, Ethical, Communication, and Attention to Detail skills.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please select "". You need to upload a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, address the preferred and required skills needed for this position.


Cory Reithmeyer
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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 13 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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