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Responsibilities*

Serve as a study coordinator for a multidisciplinary clinical research program focused on rheumatic diseases and autoimmunity.  Responsibilities may include:

  • Recruitment, screening, scheduling and consenting of participants, paying close attention to eligibility and protocol requirements
  • Collection and processing research participant data; administration of protocol questionnaires and interviews
  • Taking vital signs and anthropometry measures
  • Collection and processing of human biospecimens (blood/urine/hair/nails), including phlebotomy and centrifugation/aliquoting of samples
  • Completion of participant charts, case report forms, and electronic data entry
  • Assistance in developing and updating standard operating procedures
  • Organization of data and assistance in preparation of reports for investigators, sponsors and scientific meetings
  • Assistance with research clinic preparations, such as:  photocopying of interview packets, mailing of participant packets, setup of clinic rooms and lab for participant visits, assembly of collection kits.

Required Qualifications*

  • Individual must be highly sensitive to human subjects data and confidential information, detail-oriented, conscientious and responsible with excellent organizational skills.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members about protocol and sample collection needs. 
  • Bachelor's degree in a life or health science or equivalent education and experience.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience in a clinical healthcare or clinical research setting. 
  • Experience in phlebotomy and taking vitals.

Additional Information

Candidate must have reliable transportation and be willing to commute between sites in Ann Arbor (eg, Central and North Campuses/Domino’s Farms) and periodically between Ann Arbor and satellite locations (eg, Northville and Detroit).

Typical schedule is Mon-Fri 40 hrs/wk.  Occasional Saturdays to accommodate study participant scheduling.

This is a 1-year term-limited position, renewable based on sponsor funding and performance.   Term-limited positions are not eligible for RIF rights, upon termination. 

Background Screening

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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.