Careers

The following open staff positions are located within the Wisconsin ADRC and its campus partners.

Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Trial Study Coordinator
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.

Nurse Practitioner - Alzheimer's Disease Research
A Nurse Practitioner is needed to support an ongoing research collaboration between the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) and the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS). This position will offer extensive travel opportunities (see Additional Information section in posting) and the opportunity to contribute clinical and research skills in support of two highly collaborative, multi-disciplinary research groups.

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.

WAI Grant and Financial Specialist
The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute (WAI) is committed to health equity and aims to improve the quality of life of persons living with dementia and their families across the state through research and community engagement. Our purpose is to increase awareness of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders, to identify and disseminate strategies to reduce dementia risk, to convene stakeholders across the state, to improve access to quality dementia care services, and to develop and support culturally-tailored, effective clinical and community-based models of care. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team in furthering our missions. The successful applicant will be able to work independently and apply critical thinking to assigned tasks from the WAI Director and WAI Administrator. Exceptional customer service skills, attention to detail, and follow through are a necessity. The successful candidate will assist with a wide range of projects in the outreach, education, and research realms. The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute 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.

Research Administrator - Geriatrics
The Division of Geriatrics has a steadily growing academic research mission focusing on biology of aging, aging disease, community research for the aging population, health services, and Alzheimer’s disease. We are excited to recruit an experienced grants and sponsored programs administrator to join the Geriatrics Grants Research and Business Services Team! True to their name, the team operates as a true service within the Division of Geriatrics, focused on longitudinal relationships with each PI and PI laboratory team to manage their grants and the associated purchasing activities that accompany the grant awards.

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