Researcher in Alzheimer's disease and Brain Imaging
University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Neuroimaging Group
United States

RESEARCHER IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND BRAIN IMAGING


JOB NO:
98152-AS

 

WORK TYPE:
STAFF FULL OR PART TIME, STAFF-FULL TIME, STAFF-PART TIME

 

DEPARTMENT:
SMPH/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV


LOCATION:
MADISON

 

CATEGORIES:
AGRICULTURAL, ANIMAL, BIOLOGICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES, COMPUTER SCIENCE, HEALTH CARE, MEDICAL, SOCIAL SERVICES, RESEARCH, SCIENTIFIC

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The successful candidate will join the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Neuroimaging Group (www.brainmap.wisc.edu). (S)he will be actively engaged in cutting-edge neuroimaging and biomarker research studies of lifestyle and genetic factors related to cognitive resilience in normal aging and preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Primary areas of responsibility include data processing, data analyses, and preparation of scientific writing such as abstracts, posters, papers, and grants.

 

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:
Master's degree required. Study in psychology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, computer sciences, exercise science, kinesiology, the life sciences, or other related fields preferred.

 

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Interest in or experience with analyses of brain images and behavioral data using applicable statistical packages is preferred. Prior experience of being part of an academic clinical research group is a plus.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The applicant should have excellent writing skills, strong attention to detail, the flexibility to work both independently and collaboratively, and should understand basic elements of research studies including hypotheses generation, study design & objectives, statistical analyses, and presentation of results. It is important for the applicant to have good communication skills and some supervisory experience or previous mentoring for research personnel. Interested candidates need not satisfy each of the foregoing preferences to apply.

 

The School of Medicine and Public Health, and the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center have 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.

 

Hire will be subject to criminal and Caregiver background check requirements.

 

DEPARTMENT(S):
A534255-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV

 

WORK TYPE:
Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

 

APPOINTMENT TYPE, DURATION:
Ongoing/Renewable

 

SALARY:
Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
To apply for this position, please click "Apply Online" to begin the process. You will be required to upload a letter of interest and your current resume/CV. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor.

 

CONTACT:
Toni Hofhine
thofhine@medicine.wisc.edu
608-265-3015
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:
RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)

 

EMPLOYMENT CLASS:
Academic Staff-Renewable

 

JOB NUMBER:
98152-AS

 

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: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

 

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).

 

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APPLICATIONS OPEN:
MAR 29 2019 Central Daylight Time


APPLICATIONS CLOSE:
APR 30 2019 11:55 PM CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME


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