Job no: 238007-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
The UW Carbone Cancer Center's Cancer Health Disparities
Initiative's (CHDI) mission is to increase the capacity of
communities and cancer researchers, to reduce inequities in cancer
burden through research, outreach and education. The CHDI
Researcher will provide research support for Dr. Earlise Ward (PI)
and any Cancer Center PI leading collaborative research projects
across the Cancer Center and help create a bridge between
research/science and local communities across Wisconsin
The incumbent will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of
established and new research initiatives and work with a diverse
group of cancer researchers. He/she will provide research expertise
to population science, disparities and translational scientific
research and solve problems in research development and
applications to support the advancement of research. The position
requires the incumbent to understand research project development
(IRBs, grant and protocol writing), data collection methodologies,
data analysis, and data dissemination (manuscript writing).
Candidates will have a strong interest in population health
sciences as they relate to cancer; and an understanding of social
determinants of health, and health disparities. The person will
have the ability to work independently and with strong
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.
List of Duties
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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
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
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
- Master's Degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Sociology,
Biostatistics, or related field required.
- Ph.D. preferred.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
- 1 -2 years' experience working in a research or public health
- Demonstrated ability to have contributed to a wide range of
research development activities such as writing IRB applications,
protocols, grants and manuscripts required
- 3-5 years' experience working in a research or public health
- 1-3 years of data analysis (SAS, R, STATA) preferred
- 1-3 years of qualitative data collection and/or analysis
Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work
- This position may allow remote/work from home flexibility up to
three days/week. This topic and any remote work flexibility that
may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview
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
- 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.
A533400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
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:
$50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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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
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Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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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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