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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

We are seeking a clinical research coordinator healthcare who will serve as the lead study coordinator in the overall operations of a statewide Silver Diamine Fluoride Project at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. The goal of the project is to aid in improving the oral health of preschool aged children in the State of Michigan and throughout the United States. The position will include extensive work with the State of Michigan Oral Health Department and Michigan Head Start programs.




Subject Recruitment/retention, including scheduling and follow-up calls Perform clinical study visits from screening through final study visit, including applying drug/placebo Collect and enter study data, manage study data queries Recruitment and scheduling of sites where clinical exams will be performed Assist with development of study-related documents, including recruitment materials, case report forms, IRB applications, reports, newsletters, manuscripts, etc. Assist with calibration event: consent, screening, scheduling, data entry, recording, etc. Document adverse events and report appropriately Manage and order study supplies Manage and order study dental equipment, coordinate repairs Coordinate study team schedules for off-site clinical study examinations

Required Qualifications*

Master's degree in a science or health related field or equivalent. 2 years of experience supporting clinical research including subject recruitment and retention for multi-center sponsored studies. Previous experience as a calibrated dental research examiner. Demonstrated knowledge of dental and research terminology and familiarity in oral health diseases and their pathway. Ability to work with project team members (investigators, study staff, statisticians, data coordinators, faculty) to determine best approach for project design and processes. Previous experience with coordination of FDA-regulated trials. Experience with electronic dental software systems. Previous experience with REDCAP or a similar clinical research database. Regulatory knowledge related to trial master files and the required documents for study initiation, ongoing study conduct and study closeout. Excellent communication, public speaking and organizational skills. Very detailed and task oriented. Demonstrated ability and experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word. Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.  Excellent attendance record.

Desired Qualifications*

Knowledge of University of Michigan policies and procedures.  Knowledge of School of Dentistry policies and procedures.

Work Locations

This position is located for the School of Dentistry located at 1011 N University Ave.  

Additional Information

This is a 3 year term-limited position with the possibility of extension pending further funding

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

MDentistry Mission: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.
MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.
HRSC Guiding Principles: (We CARE2 by providing excellent: Customer Service, Communication, Attention to Detail, Accuracy, Respect, Reliability, Efficiency & Ethics)
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:  -Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.  -Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

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.