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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 University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMCCC) is currently seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) for a tumor genome sequencing research project in subjects with advanced cancers. UMCCC is partnering with an external sponsor to provide digital sequencing technology that will allow for tailoring therapy selection and disease monitoring.


The CRC will work in a collegial fashion with the principal investigators, project manager, other study coordinators, and research administrators to meet study objectives.

  • Efficiently identify potential subject and screen MiChart
  • Consent and enroll on an IRB approved consent/ retain subjects for research project
  • Coordinate and facilitate correct timing of study visits with patients and clinic staff
  • Maintain all essential documents including responsible completion of case report forms and accurate source documentation. Upload images, request records, and file documents appropriately for audit readiness.
  • Assist with collection of medical records for study reporting purposes
  • Assist in training incoming staff
  • The CRC will be responsible for weekly communication with the Project Manager
  • Staff members are expected to work well in a team setting, but also independently when appropriate and regularly exercise good judgement in setting priorities, resolving operational problems, and applying policies, procedures, and methods, while maintaining the strictest of confidentiality at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned or required for the research project including assisting with database management and support.
  • Assist with identification, documentation, and reporting of adverse events according to standard operating procedures and protocol requirements.
  • Assist in maintenance of regulatory compliance by preparing IRB submissions such as amendments, scheduled continuing reviews, progress reports and safety reports.
  • Ensure compliance with protocols, adherence to good clinical practice guidelines, FDA regulations, and all other federal, local, and University guidelines.

Required Qualifications*

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in science, or other related field.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in research with demonstrated experience in preparing and managing research protocols.
  • Thorough knowledge in patient consent processes and collecting data and specimen.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to exercise diplomacy and work effectively with a diverse group of people and ability to manage dynamics of a multi-member high-functioning team.
  • Applicant should have a record of completing tasks in a timely manner and being goal setting and achieving, self-motivated, self-driven and be able to establish a goal oriented and friendly team culture.
  • Exceptional organizational and computer skills are required with proficiency in Microsoft software applications.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master's Degree preferred in a relevant field and experience with biorepository collection (2+ years) or clinical research (3+ years).
  • Familiarity with internal University processes and programs (MiChart, REDCap, eREearch)
  • Proven data entry accuracy and efficiency
  • Previous experience with biorepository
  • Certification through ACRP or SOCRA certified

Work Schedule

40 hours/ week
Work hours vary depending on need

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

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.