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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as page one 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. This position has limited funding through February 2019

Job Summary

The Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Unit in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan is looking for a motivated individual

This individual will be responsible for coordinating a grant-funded research project screening pediatric participants for pre-diabetes and diabetes through February 2019.


Responsibilities include project management, performing participant recruitment, obtaining parental consent, interfacing with other staff and participant families at study visits (including Saturdays), data collection and cleaning, and supervision of research assistants. 

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and 1-3 years related research experience.
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
  • Highly organized and self-directed.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Motivated and highly attentive to detail.  
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills. 

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.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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