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Research Project Manager - Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF), Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health

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Location: Marshfield, WI
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11233
Posted: March 11, 2017

Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF) was founded in 1959. It is the largest private medical research institute in Wisconsin with 31 Ph.D. and M.D. scientists and over 155 scientific and technical support staff. In addition, approximately 150 physicians and other healthcare professionals throughout the Marshfield Clinic system are engaged in medical research.

MCRF is the research division of Marshfield Clinic, an integrated multispecialty health care system with over 700 physicians and 50+ regional centers. The MCRF Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health (CCEPH) is seeking a Project Manager to support research activities in both chronic and infectious disease epidemiology. The CCEPH mission is to improve population health and patient care outcomes by leading and promoting consequential epidemiology research. We have the resources and expertise to conduct cutting-edge research, including a combined electronic medical record, medication and immunization registries, and a large group of experienced epidemiologists and scientific support staff. Research at MCRF is funded by a variety of federal agencies and other sources, including CDC, NIH, NIOSH, FDA, and industry.

Marshfield is a city in central Wisconsin, about 2 hours north of Madison. It offers all the benefits of a small city lifestyle with convenient access to metropolitan areas, including Minneapolis-St. Paul, Milwaukee, and Chicago. The community offers a rewarding and low stress lifestyle with short commute times, an excellent school system, affordable housing, cultural events, and a variety of outdoor recreational activities. The Washington Post has ranked Marshfield High School as one of the best schools in Wisconsin. Recently voted the 5th best small city in which to raise a family, Marshfield combines small city charm with Midwestern hospitality.

This position will be responsible for efficiently and effectively executing the directives and objectives of a large weight loss trial/ research study for obese adults in our rural clinics. The Project Manager will be the focal point for communications and dissemination of information to participating Marshfield Clinic regional center clinicians and staff, stakeholders, and study sponsor. The Project Manager position combines administrative and evaluation-related responsibilities such as overseeing data collection procedures, IRB and compliance reports, preparation of presentation material and background documentation, and monitoring program success using appropriate tracking and feedback systems. The Project Manager will work closely with CCEPH administration to manage study resources, budget, and project deliverables. The Project Manager will assist with resolving study related conflicts and team member’s understanding of roles and responsibilities to keep all clinic sites positively engaged throughout the project. The Research Project Manager will also provide support for future research in a variety of areas that may include vaccine safety and effectiveness, cancer or cardiovascular disease care, and other epidemiology projects.  


  • BS degree in project management, organizational management, business administration, nursing, or other health science field or related field.
  • BS or MS degree in health science field preferred.
  • Two years of experience in project management or related field.
  • Experience working with healthcare professionals is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Marshfield, Wisconsin has a community of 19,500 and is proud of our family-friendly environment. The Cities of Marshfield & Wisconsin Rapids of Wood County were ranked 14th in America, 3rd in the Midwest and 1st in Wisconsin as best cities to live in. Marshfield is also ranked as the 8th best "Dream City" in America offering excellent health care, schools, vitality, connection to cultural mainstream, and a low cost of living all wrapped up in a small-town feel. We are located in the middle of the state with easy access to a network of interstate, U.S. and State highways. For more information, visit

Marshfield Clinic offers competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package, employer-funded retirement plan, and a 401(k) plan.

Interested applicants are invited to submit an online application along with resume and cover letter. For more information, contact Angela Koehler in Human Resources at


To apply online, please visit our website at

Position number: MC170314

Apply directly through:

Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation

1000 N. Oak Avenue

Marshfield, WI 54449

Marshfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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