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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Part Time
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Minimum $17.89 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

The Berbee Walsh Department of Emergency Medicine Research Program is looking for a high-energy individual to join the Research Coordinator team and assist in recruiting and enrolling research participants in the fast-paced emergency department of a Level 1 Trauma Center. The Department of Emergency Medicine Research Program is multidisciplinary with a variety of projects in clinical and translational research, including clinical trials, electronic medical record data analysis, survey research, and qualitative research. We partner with industry sponsors and study teams across the University.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.


Coordinates clinical research studies, performing related tasks and activities. Collects information, recruits, screens, selects, determines eligibility, and enrolls study participants and ensures subjects follow the research protocol.
  • 5% Schedules logistics, determines workflows, and secures resources for a defined clinical research trial(s)
  • 30% Recruits, screens, selects, determines eligibility and enrolls trial participants, collects information, and answers questions under supervision of a medically licensed professional. May perform basic medical assessments after completion of required training/certification, such as collecting vital signs, obtaining weight, and performing phlebotomy
  • 30% Manages research workflow components, collects, prepares, processes, and submits participant data and samples to appropriate entities, adhering to research protocols
  • 5% Identifies work unit resources needs and manages supply and equipment inventory levels
  • 10% Serves as an initial point of contact for clinical research participants and clinical staff, providing information regarding research procedures, expectations, and informational inquiries. Ensures participants follow the research protocol and alerts Principal Investigator of issues
  • 10% Support Operational projects within the emergency department under the direction of the Vice Chair of Research and the EDRC Supervisor
  • 10% Performs Quality Checks
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


Bachelor's Degree


1-2 years experience recruiting, consenting, and enrolling participants in research studies is preferred.
1-2 years experience in emergency medicine or other clinical health care setting is preferred.
Excellent command of spoken and written English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation is required.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: . Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Part Time

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

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 6 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Additional Information:

Outstanding interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and written communication skills is required. This individual must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills are required as the individual will have to interface with research participants, research team members, community organizations and clinicians. The individual must be comfortable working in the emergency care setting, approaching individuals in the emergency department, and have a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the research program.

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.

Effective January 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be updated to require that positions earning less than $35,568 annually be considered non-exempt under FLSA provisions for overtime (see ). Based on these rules, if the person selected for this recruitment will earn less than the new salary threshold at January 1, 2020 ($35,568 annually), he/she will be an academic staff non-exempt employee, will be paid hourly, and will receive overtime compensation for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. 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.


Michelle Rindal
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:

Clin Res Coord I(RE015)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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.

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:

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: Apr 12 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 14 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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