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  1. Submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF.
  2. Specifically state the reasons for your interest in this position and describe the key skills and experiences that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Clinical Research Project Manager will work with several multidisciplinary PIs and the Dept of Learning Health Sciences faculty to support a large MDHHS Medicaid grant (M-TOP:  Michigan Treatment Optimization Program) related to use of Big Data and novel analytical tools to guide precision health. The primary goal of the project is to improve the quality, value, and efficiency of patient care, leading to enhanced patient outcomes and population health.  Deliverables will be focused in 3 primary areas:  epidemiology and data acquisition, prediction models and risk stratification, and treatment optimization.  We will collaborate with MDHHS to deliver high-value care to Medicaid patients requiring treatment with novel subspecialty medications, initially for individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV).

This is a full time position and will report to the Associate Director of the Michigan Integrated Center for Health Analytics and Medical Prediction (MiCHAMP) and the M-TOP Research Process Senior Manager.  The incumbent will be responsible for coordination of the epidemiology & data acquisition and prediction models areas of the M-TOP project.


The Clinical Research Project Manager will assist in the hiring, orientation and supervision (functional) of project personnel; assist with IRB protocol development and manage amendments and annual continuing reviews; track project budget and expenditures; assist with data acquisition; coordinate computer software purchase and data storage; proactively track study timelines and deliverables; schedule project team meetings and draft meeting agendas; maintain meticulous study files; and support subsequent proposals and manuscript development.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related or public policy field. 
  • Personal commitment to high quality work and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision and regularly exercise judgment in setting priorities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and team player attitude.
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and individually while meeting deadlines.
  • Experience with substantial financial budgets.
  • Managerial experience.
  • Interest in health care quality and policy issues in the Michigan Medicaid population.
  • Must be willing to travel in the State of Michigan and provide own transportation.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Previous academic research experience preferred.
  • Reasonable knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of UM IRBMED and experience with eResearch a plus.
  • Experience with MDHHS funded projects a plus.

Work Schedule

The position is full time.  The work schedule is typically Monday-Friday, 8 hours daily. 

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.

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.