Research Scientist – Behavioral Health

at Aurora Health Care (view profile)
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Date Posted July 22, 2019
Category Health Research Institute
Job Type Full-time
Address 945 N 12th St


Assists in the design of and conducts complex research protocols in area of expertise. Oversees and monitors research studies and conducts and/or reviews various phases of research projects and ensures timelines are met. Disseminates research findings to advance the science of the profession.

Collaborates with project teams in developing and implementing routine research plans and protocols, conducting analyses, and preparing reports, abstracts and manuscripts.

Contributes to the operation of the laboratory by independently performing laboratory procedures, maintaining accurate records of research and/or patient data and results. Conducts research experiments and assures the validity and reliability of all collected data.

In consultation with Senior Research Scientists, monitors the operation of complex technical procedures and equipment. Acts as a resource for Research Associates and Assistants.

Designs and/or modifies experimental and routine research and/or patient-related testing procedures according to the needs of the department.

Participates in the organization and writing of scientific and technical standard operation procedure (SOP) manuals and publications. May co-author and contribute to publications. Disseminates scientific information through publication of manuscripts and presentations.

Performs regular scientific literature searches and maintains current and complete literature referencing.

Prepares grant proposals and publications.

Licenses & Certifications

None Required.


Doctorate Degree in Health Science.

Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 3 years of experience in research, with a minimum of two years post-graduate experience in performing research in a designated field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strong critical/analytic thinking and ability to communicate effectively.Understanding of good clinical practices and the laws, regulations, standards and guidance governing the conduct of clinical studies and the preparation of clinical documentation in support of regulatory submissions.Understanding of various computer systems and databases. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experienced in developing and delivering presentations, reports, and business correspondence.Minimum of two peer-reviewed publications.Ability to interact on a scientific level with medical staff and other researchers.Demonstrated effective organizational and time management skills, professional communications, and conflict resolution skills.Knowledge of scientific methodologies, procedures, and basic experimental theories/applications.

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