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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.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Clinical Subjects Associate to assist with a Federally-funded project related to opioid use.  This position will recruit participants mainly from the University of Michigan Emergency Department.


Screen, identify, and approach potential participants at the UM Emergency Department. Follow all recruitment procedures, conduct informed consent procedures, baseline assessments, schedule and conduct follow-up assessments. Schedule participants for warm hand-offs with therapists, and initial therapy sessions. Conduct semi-structured clinically-based interviews and liaise with clinical staff as necessary.

Data entry, prepare assessment materials and perform other routine project tasks, accurately complete paperwork, follow all study protocols and procedures. Perform and document risk assessments according to protocol as needed. Communicate with study team, and follow all research protocols and procedures.

Additional study tasks may be assigned as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related field.  Experience working in an emergency room setting and on a multidisciplinary team is helpful. Must have access to reliable transportation. Must be available to work some evenings and weekends. 

Desired Qualifications*

Master's degree, or qualified experience in Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related field.  Some experience with clinical research and human subjects recruitment preferred. Experience working in an emergency room setting and on a multidisciplinary team is helpful.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, may require some evenings and weekends

Work Locations

Ann Arbor, may require some travel

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.