Center Research Administrator

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) is the largest private medical research institute in Wisconsin. MCRI is the research division of Marshfield Clinic Health System, an integrated multispecialty health care system with more than 10,000 employees including more than 1,200 providers comprising 90 specialties. MCRI consists of research centers in clinical research, agricultural health and safety, epidemiology, human genetics, biomedical informatics and integrated laboratory services. It also provides a range of support services for physician and scientist investigators, including biostatistics, protocol and grant preparation, research publication and core laboratory support.


The Center Research Administrator is responsible for the following functions: administrative management; contracts and grants management; financial management, intellectual property and technology transfer, training and educational programming, human resources management, regulatory compliance, ethics and human subjects protections requirements, information services, and other duties as designated by the Center Director.  The Center Research Administrator strengthens the overall Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) team by working effectively with investigators and staff as well as the Directors of MCRI Administration and Support Offices to contribute to the overall research mission.  She or he coordinates with collaborating academic medical centers, universities, other research organizations, and research sponsors, both government and private.


Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in research administration, health care administration, business administration or related field; Master’s Degree in research administration, health care administration, business administration or related field.
  • Four years of experience in healthcare research and/or grants management.
  • Four years of management experience and/or supervision of personnel.
  • Certified Research Administrator (CRA) awarded by the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC), Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) awarded by the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professional – Certified Professional (ACRP‐CP) awarded by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).


Working at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Low cost of living within clean, safe environments
  • Stable communities and short commutes
  • Outstanding schools and affordable housing
  • Plenty of recreational activities for all four seasons
  • Easy access to Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee or Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Comprehensive benefits package


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


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Marshfield Clinic Research Institute

1000 N. Oak Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449


Marshfield Clinic Research Institute 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.


Contact Information

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI)



1000 North Oak Avenue

Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449


Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • Hospital
  • Other
  • Administrator or Administrative
  • Research Administrator/Manager

U.S. Citizen


Target Job Information


  • Full Time