How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. The contact information of 3 work-related references is required as well.
Primary duties include acting as a Clinical Subjects Coordinator to oversee ongoing Observational and interventional studies in Acute liver failure and clinical trials in viral hepatitis patients under the supervision of the PI and in conjunction with other study team members. The Clinical Subjects coordinator will directly report to physician investigator and interface with the IRB, Data coordinating center, financial experts, and other internal and external parties. Specific duties for the coordinator and team include inputting and managing data into CRF's, scheduling appointments, filing and maintaining research and regulatory documents, verbal and written correspondence with external parties including IRB, and maintaining a freezer repository of serum samples. In addition, regular phone and e-mail contact with faculty, external parties, administrative personnel and direct contact with research patients is required .
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a biomedical sciences related field. An extensive knowledge of regulatory, budget, sponsor and administrative issues in conducting NIH and industry studies is required along with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a clinical or biological research operation, or minimum 1 year of combined experience in both disciplines. Background in a medical field and knowledge of medical terminology required. Must have outstanding organizational and communication skills with meticulous attention to detail. The ability to prioritize task is essential. Excellent computer and IT skills are essential, must be well versed in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel spreadsheets, etc.
Additional certification in Clinical Research strongly preferred as well as potential Masters level degree in biomedical sciences. Knowledge of University of Michigan IRB application process, previous interaction with Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) team and clinical trials office highly desirable.
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U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.