University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

July 5, 2021



Apply now Job no: 235999-AS Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time Department: SMPH/CTR HUM GENOMICS PREC MED Location: Madison Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific, Other

Position Summary:

The Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine (CHGPM) at the School of Medicine and Public Health is leading a large-scale expansion of the University's activities in applied genomics and personalized medicine. The CHGPM's multifaceted application of genome sciences to clinical medicine encompasses basic, translational and clinical research as well as educational activities and community outreach. The Center seeks an enthusiastic and highly organized Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to provide support to the Undiagnosed Genetic Disease Program (UDP). The UDP is one of the flagship programs for the Center with the goal of discovering new disease genes and providing a diagnosis to individuals who have been on a long diagnostic odyssey. The CRC will be under the direction of the Genetic Counselor and a primary member of the CHGPM team providing direct support to the UDP on various projects to develop, implement, and enhance clinical and research processes. On the clinical side, this position will interface with the Waisman Center, UW Health personnel and a referral network as necessary to identify, collect, and disseminate patient and protocol information. On the research side, this position with interface with the UW biotechnology center, WI State Lab of Hygiene, and researchers around the world to enroll our patients in additional research studies.

An ideal candidate will be able to work independently and have strong organizational and planning skills. The selected candidate must be able to build interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions with patients, health care providers, staff, and researchers, demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, and promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Attention to detail, time management, dependability, flexibility and accountability will be critical to the success of this position.

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.

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:

Bachelor's degree is required; preferred focus in biological or health sciences, health care, or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Preferred Experience: - At least 1 year of experience in clinical research or in a clinical setting - Experience using REDCap and OnCore or similar clinical research databases - Experience with electronic medical records (preferred Epic experience) and compiling health information

Preferred Skills: - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Ability to work and effectively communicate with patients, healthcare providers and researchers - Knowledge and understanding of general medical terminology and clinical methods - Work independently and as part of a team - Detail oriented - Excellent organization - Quick learner - Work on multiple tasks simultaneously

Prefix assignment will be determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

The incumbent is expected to follow the policies, procedures, guidelines for excellence and professionalism established by the CHGPM and the University of Wisconsin. Additionally, this position will assure that all clinical research activity adheres to Federal, State, and University policies, procedures and requirements.

This position is currently mostly remote due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with some onsite work required. In the future, we will explore the opportunity for this position to continue being partially remote.

The School of Medicine and Public Health will not sponsor work visas for this position, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.

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.

TB testing and a Caregiver Background Check will be required at the time of employment.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



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

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the required and preferred criteria of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Applications Open: Jun 18 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications Close: Jul 5 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time