Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 235392-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/EMERG MED
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking an experienced research coordinator to work as a leader on the Emergency Department Research Coordinator (EDRC) team. We collaborate with investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored teams to enroll Emergency Department patients into research studies. This individual will be responsible for the successful management, supervision, implementation and conduct of the research studies working directly with Emergency Department clinical staff to ensure studies are conducted optimally and with minimal disruption to the clinical care patients receive in the ED. The Lead Research Coordinator will work to problem-solve issues with study implementation, recruitment, and partner departments to ensure research continues to progress. In short, this individual will be expected to maintain day-to-day operations of the EDRC team and will have a vital role in shaping the future directions of the program. This individual will have a great opportunity to see what clinical research looks like in the emergency department and will have opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and continue to grow within the role.

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

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum 1-year recruiting participants into human-subjects research studies is required, clinical research experience is preferred.
Experience in research, project development and implementation required.
Experience training multi-disciplinary staff or teams preferred.
Knowledge of government regulations and guidelines with respect to clinical and community research preferred.
Documented experience working with populations diverse in race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and education level.

Additional Information:

The ideal candidate will be someone who has experience coordinating research studies and is looking to take on additional leadership responsibilities in an expanding research program. This person must have documented experience working with populations diverse in race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation and education level. Additionally, this person must be proactive, maintain a positive attitude, possess superior organizational skills, pay close attention to detail and require minimal supervision. The ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients and medical professionals is required. The ED is a dynamic, fast-paced setting. As such, we are looking for someone who is a self-starter, able to work efficiently and independently, and is flexible and willing to adapt to the evolving ED environment and the needs of our growing research program. This person will have the freedom to experiment with cutting-edge recruitment strategies in order to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of our program.

The EDRC program currently recruits in the ED 7 days a week from 8am-11pm. This position will be required to work some nights and weekends and requires on-call work.

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 two years.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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Michelle Rindal
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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.

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: Jun 7 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 28 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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