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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 Division of Gastroenterology has a need for a full time Clinical Subjects Associate to oversee ongoing Observational and interventional studies in Acute liver failure and clinical trials in viral hepatitis patients under the supervision of the PI and in conjunction with other study team members. The Clinical Subjects Associate will directly report to physician investigator and interface with the IRB, Data coordinating center, financial experts, and other internal and external parties.

Responsibilities*

Specific Duties for the coordinator include:

  • Inputting and managing data into CRF's, scheduling appointments. Regular phone and e-mail contact with faculty, external parties, administrative personnel and direct contact with research patients.
  • Filing and maintaining research and regulatory documents, verbal and written correspondence with external parties including IRB, and maintaining a freezer repository of serum samples.

Required Qualifications*

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a biomedical sciences related field.
  • An extensive knowledge of regulatory, budget, sponsor and administrative issues in conducting NIH and industry studies is required along with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a clinical or biological research operation, or minimum 1 year of combined experience in both disciplines.
  • Background in a medical field and knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Must have outstanding organizational and communication skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • The ability to prioritize task is essential.
  • Excellent computer and IT skills are essential, must be well versed in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel spreadsheets, etc.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Additional certification in Clinical Research strongly preferred as well as potential Masters level degree in biomedical sciences. 
  • Knowledge of University of Michigan IRB application process, previous interaction with Michigan Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) team and clinical trials office highly desirable.

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.