RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 236959-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/INST RESEARCH ON POVERTY
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

This position provides research support and organizes daily operations for projects at the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP), a nonpartisan research institution dedicated to producing and disseminating rigorous evidence to inform policies and programs to combat poverty, inequality, and their effects in the United States.

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:

Bachelors Degree in the social sciences or related field, preferred minimum

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least two years of experience supporting and conducting social science research preferred
Expertise in the use of software applications for creating publications, databases, spreadsheets, evaluation applications, and word processing required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
Ability to remain highly organized, attend to detail, manage a variety of tasks, and meet dynamic deadlines required
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of faculty, affiliates, staff, and students required
Ability to engage in creative and independent problem solving required
Knowledge of poverty and social policy related research preferred
Experience creating data visualizations and developing website content preferred
Experience organizing and facilitating technology for virtual meetings and events preferred

Department(s):

A484260-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/INST RESEARCH ON POVERTY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $34,748 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:

Hilary Shager
hilary.shager@wisc.edu
608-262-7990
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

236959-AS

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: Jul 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 6 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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