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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 Department of Psychiatry is currently seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator (Project Manager) to lead a Federally-funded clinical trial related to opioid use in the University of Michigan Emergency Department. The project manager will have a home-base on University of Michigan North Campus, and coordinate enrollment efforts at the University Hospital.


Candidate will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the project, including participant enrollment and follow-up, project budget and staff effort, training and managing research assistants and other project staff, tracking and managing project data, and managing human subjects protection through collaboration with the Institutional Review Board. The candidate will work closely with the Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, and other members of the research team.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree with related experience in clinical research. The candidate for this position must be able to: 1) work well independently; 2) work flexible hours to accommodate recruitment in the Emergency Department; 3) demonstrate a strong ability to establish rapport with individuals at all levels across multiple fields; 4) demonstrate a strong ability to keep accurate and detailed project records; and 4) show proficiency at multiple levels of project management, including managing budgets, hiring and supervising personnel, managing work relationships, and developing and managing databases. Candidate must have access to their own reliable transportation.

Desired Qualifications*

Preferred master's degree in public health, social work, or related field. Experience with conducting research in an Emergency Department and prior experience managing budgets is preferred. A knowledge of prescription opioid medication and substance use is preferred.  Experience with Microsoft Access is preferred.

Work Schedule

M-F, may require some evenings and weekends

Work Locations

Ann Arbor, may require some travel

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.

Background Screening

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

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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