University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 228301

Position Summary:
The program encompasses community-based dissemination & implementation, qualitative research related to patient-provider
utilization of teleophthalmology, as well as outcomes research in teleophthalmology, and healthcare quality improvement. The
immediate program needs for this position are focused on community stakeholder engagement, qualitative research involving
patients and providers, quantitative studies involving medical records analysis, large dataset analysis, and survey research.

This position will contribute technical expertise and collaborate on research with the Principal Investigator(s) of the University of Wisconsin Teleophthalmology Program (UWTOP). The mission of the UWTOP is to improve the quality, effectiveness and implementation of teleophthalmology care through research and innovation ( The position will include publishing research studies and implementation materials, as well as assisting in developing grant proposals, performing advanced data analysis, and presenting and executing research. Additionally, this position will play a key role in overseeing coordination of activities across multiple research sites, and with community stakeholders and health care staff.

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.

Principal duties:
1. Collaborate with principal investigator(s) to conduct high quality research; maintain knowledge of specific study and
regulatory guidelines to help ensure compliance.
2. Oversee coordination of activities across multiple sites and communicate directly with community stakeholders, patients,
providers, and other health care staff.
3. Perform advanced data analysis and interpretation of data findings under the supervision of the Principal Investigator.
4. Assist in development of grant proposals, as well as preparing progress and final reports.
5. Publish research studies, implementation toolkits, technical reports, and preparing research presentations.
6. Conduct scientific literature searches, including abstracting data from published sources, summarizing articles, and
maintaining a bibliographic database.
7. Possible opportunities to present research findings at local, regional and/or national meetings.
8. Develop and implement new research projects. Coordinate and advance existing research projects.
9. Develop and maintain protocols for conducting research involving human subjects.
10. Manage project data, including collection and storage, and assure data consistency/security.
11. Supervise and coordinate responsibilities of Research Specialists, students, and trainees in the operational unit.

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