The University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics seeks a Scientist to join a new research initiative within the Department. The Health Services and Care Research (HSCR) Program, led by Amy Kind, MD, PhD, seeks to improve the health and quality of life of patients and caregivers through high-impact transformational research on care policy, processes and outcomes and rigorous development, testing and dissemination of pioneering medical care models. The Scientist will serve as an integral member of a growing and dynamic team, providing support for the program’s varied scientific and analytic activities by conducting statistical analysis of cutting-edge health services research studies to address significant public health and clinical research questions. The Scientist will also identify research problems and collaborate in the design and implementation of new studies for the team. This position represents an opportunity for significant professional and scientific growth within a collaborative, supportive research environment.
PhD or equivalent in health policy, health services research, public health, epidemiology, economics, behavioral or social science, or other closely related fields.
1 year of post- doctoral training in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, economics,, health disparities, Alzheimer's disease and dementia research, or comparable area preferred but not required for consideration.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
About University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
The UW Department of Medicine maintains several well-funded research programs, ranking it in the top 20 of academic Departments of Medicine with respect to total amount of NIH funding. The UW Division of Geriatrics within the Department of Medicine is a nationally recognized program supporting widely acknowledged research endeavors in Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and aging, caloric restriction, fal...ls, osteoporosis, sleep disorders in the elderly, older women’s health, transitional care and health services research. Together, these programs have attracted substantial research funding from several federal and non-federal sources, including NIH and VA.