RESEARCHER
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a Carnegie-designated Doctoral/Research Extensive institution committed to academic excellence. It is one of two doctoral degree-granting institutions in the multi-campus University of Wisconsin System, and has an enrollment of over 30,000 students. UWM’s 104-acre campus is located on Milwaukee’s east side, near Lake Michigan.

The Center for Urban Population Health was established in April 2001 as a partnership among the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health ( UWSMPH ), the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee ( UWM ), and Aurora Health Care, Inc. ( AHC ) in order to address their common mission to meet the health needs of Wisconsin and beyond through excellence in education, research, patient care and service. The Center’s research programs focus on projects that address the health needs of women and children, the aging population, minority groups, and the economically disadvantaged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Participate in new and ongoing research projects at the Center for Urban Population Health. The Center is located at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI. Provide statistical analysis, data management, and other research assistance to investigators at the Center, which includes investigators from the University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine and Public Health, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Aurora Health Care, Inc. Will work directly with investigators, physician and non-physician providers, clinic staff, and patients on a variety of projects. Must be willing to work at multiple locations including Aurora Health Care and other community clinic sites, and/or non-clinical locations. Must have the ability to negotiate with site personnel, develop rapport with critical staff, problem solve, and establish systems that fit the culture of the individual research site.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Master’s degree with specialization in public health, evaluation, or a health related field
- Minimum of one year experience in program evaluation including developing evaluation plans for community organizations
- Project coordination experience
- Evidence of the ability to work with diverse partners to plan, implement, and report on evaluation methods
- Evidence of excellent skills in the organization of complex workloads
- Experience working with local community organizations
- Evidence of a foundation in research and evaluation methods
- Experience with quantitative analysis using statistical software packages

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in planning and conducting community health assessments
- Experience in collecting and analyzing qualitative data
- Demonstrated ability to co-author publications and presentations
- Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Access

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application Procedure: All applicants will be required to apply online at: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/12789.

Applicants should submit electronically a curriculum vita, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references (name, address, phone, email).

All questions should be directed to:

Dr. Ron Cisler
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Aurora Sinai Medical Center
Outpatient Health Center
1020 N. 12th Street, Suite 4180
Milwaukee, WI 53223
rac@uwm.edu

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Review of applications will begin July 22, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after July 21, 2013 may not receive consideration.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/ EEO employer.

Employment will require a criminal background check.

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