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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Job Openings (May 2018)

Employment opportunities at UW-Madison for research core and program leaders.

WISADDS Research Program Manager (closes May 6)
The Research Program Manager is a staff member of the Epidemiology of Developmental Disabilities, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) work unit, at the Waisman Center. This position will serve as the research program and administrative manager for the Wisconsin Surveillance of Autism and other Developmental Disabilities System (WISADDS), a public health project that conducts population-based, multi-source surveillance of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and cerebral palsy (CP) among children in a 10-county area of southeastern Wisconsin. The Research Program Manager will provide leadership, program, staff and project management. Position title is Outreach Program Manager II, Academic Staff-Renewable, 100% FTE (Job No. 93689-AS).

Director of the Women and Gender Studies Consortium (closes May 7)
This position serves as the Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium in the UW System. The Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium directly serves students, faculty, staff, and administrators in all 13 University of Wisconsin Institutions. The Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium is committed to scholarship, teaching and activism that benefit all 13 University of Wisconsin Institutions and communities throughout the state.  Position title is Outreach Program Manager III, Academic Staff-Renewable, 50% FTE (Job No. 93883-AS).

Program Manager – WRAP Longitudinal Study (closes May 7)
This position will serve as the research manager for the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP). WRAP a landmark longitudinal study with 1200 active participants, designed to identify Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) prior to symptoms and identify predictive biomarkers, health and lifestyle features that confer risk and resilience to AD. WRAP conducts a variety of tests including memory assessments, MRIs, PET scans, CSF collection and blood collection. This position does require some work schedule flexibility for after hour events and occasional travel to LaCrosse and Milwaukee.  Position title is Admin Program Specialist (SR/ASSOC), Academic Staff, 100% FTE (Job No. 93502-AS).

Biotron Manager (closes May 8)
This position will direct the overall administrative and research operations of the University of Wisconsin Biotron. The Assistant Director interacts with the Biotron Director in developing Biotron policies and procedures, and in evaluating Biotron operational needs, strategy and research developments.  Position title is Assistant Director, Academic Staff, 100% FTE (Job No. 94075-LI).

Science & Engineering Data & Information Specialist (closes May 24)
The Science and Engineering Data & Information Specialists will be part of the Science & Engineering Libraries – a dynamic, innovative, and collegial team of library staff that is building a wide range of services and partnerships supporting personal information organization and research workflows, research data management, open research, scholarly publishing, research identity management, research impact, innovation and entrepreneurship, and the STEM learning experience. A core guiding principle is to foster diversity and inclusiveness within STEM, our services, and our work environment. Our team is looking for colleagues who are interested in collaborating with faculty, staff, and students to advance knowledge creation and sharing in science and technology that will help to address society’s grand challenges.  Position title(s) vary, Academic Staff, 100% FTE (Job No. 94302-AS).

Chemist Supervisor (closes May 31)
This position is responsible for managing the Organic Chemistry Unit for the Wisconsin Occupational Health Laboratory (WOHL) in the Occupational Health Division (OHD) at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH). Staff management responsibilities include: managing the daily work activities, directing employees, recruiting, facilitating staff training, evaluating employee performance, and taking disciplinary action when necessary. Other duties include: monitoring work flow and lab operations, approving/monitoring laboratory expenditures, consulting with internal and external colleagues regarding scientific and matters, reviewing and evaluating test reports.  Position title is Senior Chemist, Academic Staff, 100% FTE (Job No. 94385-AS).