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Researcher I

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 12, 2024
Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Job Summary:

The Researcher will join a dynamic team of faculty and staff to aid in the execution of a federally funded project focused on understanding sleep's role in emotional function in typically developing and trauma-exposed adolescents. The Researcher will work directly with study team members, collaborators, stakeholders and research participants to ensure that all study objectives are met by supporting data collection, analysis, study management and outreach activities. The Researcher will serve as the subject matter expert and main point of contact for clinical research participants providing information regarding research procedures, expectations, and informational inquiries. This position requires excellent administrative, organizational, written communication and interpersonal skills, cultural humility, as well as independence in planning, organizing and implementation. Work schedules may include occasional evenings and weekends based on operational needs and position expectations.

Responsibilities: Provides technical expertise to fundamental and/or applied scientific research under the direction of senior research personnel or faculty.
  • 40% Collects and analyzes basic research data, conducts experiments and interviews, and documents results according to established policies and procedures
  • 10% Conducts literature reviews, prepares reports and materials, and disseminates information to appropriate entities and assists with publications
  • 10% Trains individuals and groups on equipment operations, research protocols, and techniques within a specialized laboratory or research area
  • 20% Assists with the development of research methodologies and procedures
  • 10% Identifies concerns and recommends solutions to leadership
  • 10% Assists in developing grant applications and proposals to secure research funding
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

Education:

Required
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred
Master's Degree

Qualifications:

-At least 4 years of professional or mentored experience in clinical or basic research, research administration, or project management preferably in the mental health field.
-Experience with project management and/or study coordination
-Experience with scientific writing and editing-Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Additional Information:

University sponsorship is not available for this position, including transfers of sponsorship. The selected applicant will be responsible for ensuring their continuous eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of an employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. This position is an ongoing position that will require continuous work eligibility. UW-Madison is not an E-Verify employer, and therefore, is not eligible to employ F1 STEM OPT Extension participants. If you are selected for this position you must provide proof of work authorization and eligibility to work.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and experience. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

Contact:

Alex Scaffidi
aascaffidi@wisc.edu
608-262-7480
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Researcher I(RE040)

Department(s):

A53-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHIATRY

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

299746-AS

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. For more information regarding applicant and employee rights and to view federal and state required postings, click here

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/

Employment may require a criminal background check. It may 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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