Employment Opportunities

Open positions at Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute and our campus partners:

  • WAI Grant and Financial Specialist

    Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute is seeing 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.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Research Veteran Recruitment Coordinator

    Military Veterans have unique risk factors that increase their risk of developing dementia. In this new position, the coordinator will serve as a research advocate with the ADRC to empower and encourage Veterans to engage in dementia research.

  • Nurse Practitioner – Alzheimer’s Disease Research

    The successful candidate will assist the Principal Investigators (PIs) and the clinical research team with the operations of clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols and UW Madison policies. This involves participating in the administration and management of study participants enrolled in a wide-variety of investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored trials. A significant portion of the work will involve traveling across the country in tandem with University of Wisconsin Survey Center (UWSC) staff for in-home visits with participants of a longitudinal, multi-disciplinary study.

  • LEAD Study Coordinator

    A Research Specialist is needed to work in Dr. Cynthia Carlsson's group to coordinate the AHEAD 3-45 clinical study investigating an anti-amyloid antibody in individuals with preclinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease.


    The University of Wisconsin - Madison Division of Geriatrics welcomes applications for a new tenure-track faculty position. The major mission of the successful applicant will be to develop an Alzheimer's Disease care research and/or Health Services research program that is self-funding and complements the existing strengths of our patient centered care programs, dedicated to the dementia and aging adult population.

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