The following open staff positions are located within the Wisconsin ADRC and its campus partners.
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) Veteran Recruitment Coordinator
This position will serve as a program ambassador and research advocate with the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC), with the goal of empowering and encouraging Veterans to engage in dementia research, and working with researchers to ensure that research study visits and processes are sensitive to Veteran experiences and needs. Military Veterans have unique risk factors that increase their risk of developing dementia, and access to unique resources through the VA healthcare system. This position will work with local UW and VA colleagues, as well as National Institute on Aging (NIA) and VA leadership and ADRC Veteran recruitment coordinators from other institutions across the US, to support veterans and researchers in furthering research into Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
American Indian Alzheimer's Research Ambassador
This position will serve as a program ambassador and research advocate with the Gleason Research Lab, with the goal of empowering and encouraging persons from underrepresented communities (especially Native Americans / American Indians) to engage in Alzheimer's Disease research, in addition to helping the lab ensure that research study visits and processes are culturally sensitive. The focus of the position will be in the Oneida, WI community where the program has an established and growing presence.
Assistant Program Manager - Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention
The Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention (WRAP) is seeking an Assistant Program Manager to supervise its team of Research Specialists, oversee daily operations of the study, support research participants, and collaborate with the WRAP Program Manager to implement strategic research goals. As the research arm of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute (WAI) and in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC), the WRAP study team seeks to identify predictive biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease (AD), prior to symptoms, and pinpoint health and lifestyle features that confer risk and resilience later in life. Applicant's experience and materials should demonstrate interest in human biological research, combined with exemplary organization, attention to detail, ability to lead and work cooperatively in a team environment, take initiative, and problem solve. Professional development and training provided.
An experienced Study Coordinator is needed to initiate and coordinate a newly funded clinical trial investigating an anti-amyloid antibody in individuals with preclinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease. This position will be part of Dr. Cynthia Carlsson's research group and will work with colleagues from the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
Research Specialist Study Coordinator
Are you interested in contributing to innovative research focused on improving care and treatment for people living with dementia? The Gilmore-Bykovskyi Research Team at the UW-Madison School of Nursing seeks a Study Coordinator for an NIH-funded study that will examine lucidity among people with dementia surrounding end of life care. The person in this position will support several functions including development and execution implementation of research protocols, relationship management with research sites, and coordination of recruitment and data collection. The successful candidate must be comfortable working with research participants in inpatient hospital and hospice settings, and with diverse team members and collaborators. The successful candidate will be an empathetic, creative, highly organized, detail-oriented problem solver who is both able to work independently and in a highly collaborative environment.