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Job Summary

The Department of Surgery’s Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator who will work with multiple principal investigators and other research team members in accurately and efficiently carrying out a range of tasks associated with a variety of clinical research studies.

Responsibilities*

Responsibilities:
 
 
The selected candidate for this position will serve as a key research member of the Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy (CHOP). CHOP aims to improve the efficiency of healthcare in the United States, by optimizing clinical practice and informing health policy. CHOP is a consortium of over 100 faculty and staff, including clinician scientists, economists, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, and other social scientists from the University of Michigan. The immediate program needs for this position are focused on research involving provider teamwork, communication, and resiliency in the postoperative setting; however, it is anticipated this position will adapt based on changing program needs and funding. The Coordinator will assist CHOP investigators in a variety of research areas, including coordination of research teams and research projects as well as execution of research.
 
 
Specific duties include:
  • Collaborate with principal investigator(s) to conduct high quality research; maintain knowledge of specific study and regulatory guidelines to help ensure compliance.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of new research projects.
  • Participate in the coordination and advancement of existing research projects.
  • Complete protocols for conducting research involving human subjects.
  • Manage project data, including collection and storage, and assure data consistency/security.
  • Conduct scientific literature searches, including abstracting data from published sources, summarizing articles, and maintaining a bibliographic database.
  • Assist in data analysis and interpretation of data findings.
  • Write, edit, and disseminate research reports, technical reports, academic papers and research presentations in cooperation with research team.
  • Contribute to research grant submissions to federal and nonfederal funding agencies.
  • Assist in preparing progress and final reports.
  • Possible opportunities to present research findings at local, regional and/or national meetings.
  • Supervise, orient, coordinate and manage other members of the research team including graduate students, research fellows and other trainees.
  • Coordinate communications with research team members.
  • Prepare materials for research team meetings and summarize meeting notes.
  • Manage budgets and assure deadlines are met.
 
 

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4-5 years of experience in a related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience in conducting outcomes, health services or clinical research. Experience managing multidisciplinary research teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are required.
  • Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budget parameters and achieve measurable results.
  • Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.

Desired Qualifications*

Master's Degree strongly preferred; degree in public health, clinical investigation, or related field preferred. Graduate level statistics study desirable.

Additional Information

1) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
2) Detail oriented with strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills critical.
3) Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint are required.
4) Ability to plan, organize, lead and manage projects within deadline and budget parameters and achieve measurable results.
5) Ability to take responsibility to meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision.
6) Ability to balance and prioritize multiple responsibilities effectively.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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.

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.