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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

Assists senior staff and faculty in the conduct of clinical research projects.


Extract data (both electronically and manually) from medical records. Screen potential research participants for various projects. Approach potential research participants, explain research protocol, and obtain patient consent for clinical research projects. Independently perform data collection. Interview patients using semi-structured interviews. Enter patient research data into an electronic data entry system. Assist with basic data analysis (e.g. frequency tables, crosstabs, correlations) and provide data reports to the investigators. Assist in manuscript preparation including but not limited to constructing graphs, figures and tables of research data. Assist in preparing IRB documents including the application, protocol and informed consent. Prepare study folders for research projects to be used for clinical data collection according to the specified research protocol. Act as a liaison between investigators, other departments and regulatory agencies. Identify and access problems and areas of improvement and report to the investigators.

Required Qualifications*

 One year of clinical research, including human participants, experience preferred. Good communication and organization skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work independently and as a member of a research team.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience using MiChart is preferred. Experience with SPSS or equivalent statistical package is desired. Previous experience with recruiting research participants is preferred.

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.

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.