Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 16, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Job no: 233058-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/EMERG MED
Location: Madison
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Berbee Walsh Department of Emergency Medicine Research Program is looking for a high-energy individual to join the Research Coordinator team and assist in recruiting and enrolling research participants in the fast-paced emergency department of a Level 1 Trauma Center. The Department of Emergency Medicine Research Program is multidisciplanary with a variety of projects in clinical and traslational research, including clinical trials, electronic medical record data analysis, survey research, and qualitative research. We partner with industry sponsors and study teams across the University.

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 upon start date. Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1-2 years experience recruiting, consenting, and enrolling participants in research studies is preferred.
1-2 years experience in emergency medicine or other clinical health care setting is preferred.
Excellent command of spoken and written English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation is required.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Additional Information:

Outstanding interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and written communication skills is required. This individual must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills are required as the individual will have to interface with research participants, research team members, community organizations and clinicians. The individual must be comfortable working in the emergency care setting, approaching individuals in the emergency department, and have a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the research program.

Contact with non-minor vulnerable populations:

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.

Position to last 1 year, or extended up to 2 years, or converted to renewable if program funding is available.



Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 11 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $16.89 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.


Michelle Rindal
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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 16 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 7 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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