Full Time, Part-time
Madison, US, Wisconsin
Posted 4 months ago

Note: This team work on clinical trials with psilocybin and MDMA for conditions such as OUD, PTSD, and Major Depressive Disorder.


The Researcher will be a member of Dr. Randy Brown’s PROTEA research team. The Researcher will work directly with study team members to ensure engagement with research subjects. Current projects include human subjects research involving patients with diagnoses such as opioid use disorder, major depressive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Projects include both industry-sponsored clinical trials and Investigator-initiated trials. Some projects may involve the use of novel, investigational treatments.

Provides research expertise to fundamental and applied scientific research and solves problems in research development and applications to support the advancement of research.

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:

  • Collects and analyzes increasingly complex research data, conducts experiments and interviews, and documents results according to established policies and procedures
  • Conducts literature reviews, prepares reports and materials, co-authors publications, and disseminates information to appropriate entities
  • Trains individuals and groups on equipment operations, research protocols, and techniques within a specialized laboratory or research area
  • Develops and implements increasingly complex research methodologies, procedures, and criteria
  • Reviews and edits protocols to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and consistency
  • Assists in developing grant applications and proposals to secure research funding


Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Master’s Degree required. Preference given to candidate with degrees in psychology, biology, psychobiology, public health, neuroscience or related fields.


  • At least one year of experience in human subjects and/or clinical trials required.
  • Experience training or supervising multi-disciplinary staff or teams preferred.
  • Experience working on a research program related to Addiction Medicine preferred.
  • Experience in research, project and/or grant development and implementation required.
  • Experience developing grants and collecting/analyzing data for a research program in an Academic Medical Center preferred.
  • Knowledge of government regulations and guidelines with respect to clinical and community
    research preferred.


The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid work status to work in the United States.

– Flexibility and willingness to work early mornings, evenings or weekends as needed.
– Must be able to travel to clinical sites in the Madison area and throughout the state of Wisconsin. Must provide own transportation or provide a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record (if fleet car usage is requested).

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.

This position will be 75%-100% FTE.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.



SALARY: Minimum $39,026 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications


To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply Now” button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


Ashley Royston
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number

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