Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 236490-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

A Clinical Research Study Coordinator is needed to work in Dr. Cynthia Carlsson's group to coordinate the VA BRAVE and VA PREVENTABLE Alzheimer's prevention clinical trials, as well as the A4 and AHEAD UW clinical trials. The qualified candidate will be responsible for study coordination, strict adherence to study protocol and regulatory requirements, recruitment and interviewing of research subjects, assisting with scheduling of research appointments, data collection, organization and maintenance of research records, drawing blood samples, arranging the collection CSF samples and MRI images, assisting with study procedures, sample management, administration and scoring of specialized neuropsychological tests and questionnaires, management of accurate data collection and data entry, monitoring of study drug compliance, tracking and reporting study enrollment and study completion, and tracking and reporting adverse events.

A successful Clinical Research Study Coordinator will establish regular communication with enrolled subjects in order to maintain study schedules and appointments and ensure that all research protocols and regulatory requirements are followed.

Additional duties include (but are not limited to) tracking potential subjects, acting as a liaison between community referrals and the research program, working closely and proactively with operational teams to ensure that the laboratory, pharmacy, and nursing units are aware of study procedures. The Clinical Research Study Coordinator will also cross-train on other clinical studies in the Carlsson group and serve as a back-up coordinator for these studies.

The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) conducts research in the field of aging and dementia, and seeks to establish effective prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). The ADRC actively partners with individuals from diverse underrepresented communities to identify and address health disparities in diagnosis and management of dementia.

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 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; healthcare, biological sciences, and/or nursing preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two or more years of experience in human subjects' research required. Experience coordinating randomized, placebo controlled clinical trials or working in a clinical health care role that required patient interaction is ideal. Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) certification is ideal. Blood-drawing skills preferred. Prior experience working with individuals from diverse racial and ethnic communities preferred.

Additional Information:

This position requires the ability to work in a hospital setting, to be trained to draw blood, and at times to assist with lumbar puncture procedures. Candidates must also have ability and willingness to work respectfully with an older and diverse population at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and the University of Wisconsin Hospital.

Strong analytical and interpersonal skills required. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in written and verbal forms with research sponsors, faculty, researchers, participants and staff at all levels required. Excellent problem solving, organizational and computer skills required. The ability to manage many high level tasks at the same time and work independently with minimal supervision is required. A successful candidate will be adaptable to accommodate the needs of the position. A high level of professionalism is required. Knowledge of VA and University administrative policies and procedures as well as federal human subjects protection regulations highly desirable.

The applicant's prior work experience should demonstrate professionalism, reliability, and attention to detail, good social skills and an ability to multi task.

Minimum travel is required to for recruitment efforts. Must provide own transportation or a valid driver's license for Car Fleet usage is necessary. Must have ability to work on-site at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Hospital and Madison VA Hospital.

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%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $40,000 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.


Karen Lazar
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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 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 29 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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