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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 looking for a personable, self-motivated and detail-oriented team player to help with recruitment and follow-up activities for a clinic-based research study focused on violence perpetration among adolescents. Key job responsibilities include approaching and collecting data from patients in healthcare settings, contacting study participants, and maintaining study records. 


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Recruit study participants from local primary care clinics following IRB-approved procedures and study protocols. Data enter cases into Access databases. Complete participant tracking paperwork accurately and in the required time frame. Distribute follow-up surveys using Qualtrics. Locate and contact enrolled subjects for follow-up survey reminders.  Distribute and document transactions of subject incentives according to university guidelines. Assist with creation of study manuals, internal tracking systems, and other study documentation.   

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma required.  This position requires flexibility and availability to work weekdays as well as some weekend/evening shifts. Reliable transportation will be necessary in order to travel to study recruitment sites. We are looking for someone who has excellent organizational skills; is detail-oriented, personable, able to work independently but also be a team player; has a customer service mindset; and can communicate effectively.  Must be comfortable working in community health clinics, interacting with diverse populations, and discussing  topics of violence, substance use and HIV risk behaviors with study participants.   

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, or related health field preferred. Previous research experience, clinic/hospital work or volunteer experience, and knowledge of the research process is also preferred. 

Work Schedule

Mid-day shifts during weekdays (typically between the hours of 10:00am – 7:00pm) as well as some weekend and evening shifts as needed. 

Work Locations

North Campus Research Complex with travel to study recruitment sites in Ypsilanti, MI. 

Additional Information

This position is 100% grant funded. Additional opportunities of extending this position may be available.

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.

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.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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