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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.

Responsibilities*

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant division is a collaborative group consisting of multiple faculty and staff members, who are in need of the support of a temporary, part-time Research Assistant. The candidate will help with tissue procurement from various C.S. Mott locations such as Operating rooms, frozen tissue lab, pathology department and interventional radiology and deliver them to individual investigator’s laboratory. This individual will follow standard operating procedures in great details and take direction from various faculty and/or staff. The Research Assistant will also enter the demographics and clinical details of the patient into Pediatric Hematology/Oncology tumor registry. Additional responsibilities may include participation in other divisional clinical research studies including preparing IRB applications and data collection.

  • Following strict SOP guidelines for department tissue procurement
  • Assisting with chart abstraction for the department’s tumor registry
  • May assist with editing and renewing Institutional Review Board applications including consent forms, and creating and managing required clinical research billing calendars and entering subject enrollment into UMHS systems
  • Regular phone and e-mail contact with various internal and external parties and may have direct contact with research patients
  • Maintain accurate research records and transcribe collected data onto source documents and electronic case report forms
  • Update clinical and research databases as needed

Required Qualifications*

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Available 15-20 hours per week; must be available on Mondays
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational skills and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently or as a member of the research team
  • Excellent computer skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Familiar with medical and clinical research terminology
  • Experience with IRB applications
  • Reasonable knowledge of University research policies and procedures

Evidence of qualifications is provided through performance reviews, personal interview and/or reference checks.

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

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