The Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) is a statewide practice-based research network of primary care clinicians and academic researchers. Founded in 1987, WREN is one of the oldest and most respected practice-based research networks in the United States.
WREN members conduct high-quality translational research projects in academic settings and "real-world" family practices across Wisconsin. The mission of the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) is to promote and conduct primary care research and education in partnership with primary care clinicians and the communities they serve.
This position serves as a Research Coordinator (RC) for WREN activities. The RC is part of the infrastructure of WREN and the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.
WREN central offices are located in Madison. The incumbent will staff multiple projects across a variety of content areas.
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
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 specialization in public health, health professions, medical or psychological sciences, or a related field.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
2 years or more post-degree professional level experience in public health, healthcare or clinical research, or quality improvement (QI) is preferred.
Coursework in social or medical science research methodologies or provision of health care is preferred.
Experience in medical research or primary care service preferred.
Computer literacy for literature searches, data entry, data management, data tabulation, statistical analysis and data presentation in tabular and graphic formats is required.
Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is required.
Experience in communication (written and spoken) with medical providers, researchers, quality improvement teams, and patients is highly preferred.
Experience in research confidentiality and privacy issues is preferred.
Demonstrated application of specific research methods for clinical research, patient recruitment, and the management and conduct of research studies in diverse settings is preferred.
Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.
To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the 'List of Duties' link above.
The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and goal-orientated with excellent organization skills. They must also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
Travel is required. Must provide own transportation or valid driver's license and eligibility for Car Fleet usage is necessary.
Some early morning, evening and weekend work may be required. Flexible work hours may be arranged.
A532007-MEDICAL SCHOOL/FAMILY MED/RES GRANTS
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $31,427 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply for this position, please click on the 'Apply Now' 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. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.
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