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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

The primary function of this position will be to perform diagnostic interviews and conduct severity ratings for study participants between ages 7-17.


The role will include administering semi-structured diagnostic interviews (e.g Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia) and clinician-rated scales as part of an ongoing research project assessing 7-17 year old youth with anxiety. Assessments occur evenings and weekends. The position requires careful and accurate documentation including writing up clinical/research summaries and completing clinician rated measures in a timely manner. The Clinical Interviewer will also participate in group meetings and discussions for training and reliability and attend supervision meetings. Additional responsibilities may include screening potential research candidates, consenting, and other duties as assigned. Opportunity to participate in additional research projects may be available to qualified candidates.

Required Qualifications*

Advanced degree in social work or psychology. Knowledge of DSM-V diagnostic criteria. Flexibility in hours and time per week is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

Desired Qualifications*

Applicants with experience conducting semi-structured diagnostic assessments (KSADS) will be considered most qualified. Knowledge and experience with severity ratings scales (e.g. Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale) is also preferred. Limited (supervision is available) or full licensure to practice in the State of Michigan is preferred. A two year commitment is expected with this role.

Work Schedule

Working hours will be 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM on weekdays or between 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on weekends.

Work Locations

4250 Plymouth Rd., Rachel Upjohn Building

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

Background Screening

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

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine 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.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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