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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.


The University of Michigan, Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership is seeking a Research Assistant who will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) with management of a research project. Specific activities include scheduling research team meetings, note taking, performing literature searches and reviews, and assisting in drafting manuscripts for publication.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor or Master's degree, health-related and in epidemiology preferred. Research writing and management experience. Basic knowledge of statistics is preferred. Ability to work well independently and work flexible hours. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

Work Schedule

20 hours per week

Additional Information

$15 per hour

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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.