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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
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Aug 9, 2021

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Job no: 237273-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific, Other, Project Management

Position Summary:

The Qualitative Research Analyst will be a member of the Cancer Center Cessation Initiative (C3I) Coordinating Center based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Carbone Cancer Center led by Principal Investigator Dr. Betsy Rolland and Senior Scientist Dr. Michael Fiore. The incumbent will be supervised by the Project Scientist, Dr. Sarah Hohl. The Coordinating Center provides leadership and scientific support for investigators at 52 NCI-designated Cancer Centers across the US engaged in integrating smoking cessation services for cancer patients into local clinical workflows. This position will support the Project Scientist to analyze qualitative data that includes semi-structured interviews and program documentation to assess barriers and facilitators to program implementation, with the goal of enhancing tobacco use treatment program implementation in clinical cancer care, and to strengthen efforts to reduce disparities in tobacco and cancer-related health outcomes.

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; preferred focus: Social or Behavioral sciences, Public Health, Social Work, Anthropology, Health Services or related field.

Master's Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Anthropology, Health Services or a related field OR at least one year of experience in the field of public health research and/or practice preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Formal training and/or experience with applying analytic skills in qualitative methods, as evidenced by coursework or completed projects, including collecting, managing, and/or analyzing qualitative data.
- Experience working as part of a team that includes academic investigators, researchers, clinicians and/or community organizations to produce specified deliverables.

- Previous experience with qualitative analysis software (e.g., NVivo, Atlas.ti, Dedoose, MAXQDA)
- Strong interest in understanding and evaluating implementation science strategies to improve tobacco treatment and/or other health services delivery.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Highly organized and attentive to detail.
- Ability to balance multiple demands simultaneously under time constraints.
- Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Interest in manuscript writing.
- Interest in quantitative analyses and quantitative data organization.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant professional work experience. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

- This is a terminal position lasting one year in duration.

- This position may allow remote/work from home flexibility. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process.

- Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:

- Diversity & Inclusiveness: Embrace differences and promote fairness and equity while fostering a sense of belonging.
- Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others -- behave professionally
- Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty.
- Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
- Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $45,643 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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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:

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: .

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 23 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 6 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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