Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 236522-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 Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) conducts research in the field of aging and dementia, and seeks to establish effective prevention, treatment and diagnostic tests for Alzheimer's disease in diverse populations. The research nurse practitioner has an integral role within the ADRC and serves as a clinical expert within a research team. The research nurse practitioner assists Principal Investigators (PIs) and Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs) with the operations of clinical research studies, under the guidelines of research protocols and UW Madison policies.

The research nurse practitioner operates within a larger team and often works closely with scientists, program managers, participant recruitment specialists, schedulers, study coordinators and students. Approximately 60% of the research nurse practitioner's time is spent providing clinical expertise for research related processes, performing clinical assessments and lumbar punctures for research participants enrolled in the ADRC Clinical Core, the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP), and industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated trials. The remaining 40% is spent completing research documentation and data entry via online platforms. The successful candidate supports their assigned study(s), demonstrates professionalism interacting with persons from culturally diverse communities, including persons from racial and ethnically underrepresented backgrounds, demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, is detail oriented, flexible, capable of understanding and following multiple study protocols, and prioritizing and completing concurrent tasks.

The School of Medicine and Public Health, and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center have a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end 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:

RN required, BS in Nursing preferred. The successful candidate must also be certified or eligible to obtain certification to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in Wisconsin.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two years experience working with geriatric patients from diverse communities preferred. Prior experience in clinical research studies and performing procedures is also preferred.

Title prefix will be determined based on years of relevant professional work experience. A minimum of 7 years of relevant professional work experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

License or Certificate:

Current Registered Nurse License for the State of Wisconsin or eligibility to obtain a WI license required.

Additional Information:

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: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $90,000 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.


Hanna Blazel
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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: Jul 7 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 4 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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