How to Apply
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.
The Research Area Specialist Associate will work across several projects focused on the policy, ethics, and sociology of learning health systems and related enterprises. The Research Area Specialist Associate will work on projects from a variety of funding agencies and with multiple community and interdisciplinary stakeholders. The primary goal of the research involved in these projects is to investigate questions that inform the development of trustworthy health information and knowledge systems and to impact policy and governance of novel health information opportunities.
This position is grant funded for 2 years and could potentially continue beyond then in support of the research and service missions of our Division.
This is a full time position and will report to the Principal Investigator.
The Department of Learning Health Sciences values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to the development of a positive and inclusive environment.
Coordination and project management for research studies including:
- Scheduling and conducting meetings
- Providing project documentation such as meeting minutes, project status reports, etc.
- Preparing reports for funding agencies in alignment with specific requirements
- Tracking timelines and budgets across projects
Coordinate purchasing of required materials with appropriate departmental teams
Support manuscript and proposal preparation (including literature reviews, reference management, and data visualization)
Conduct and document stakeholder interviews
Coordinate stakeholder events, including communication, evaluation and reporting, both independently and in collaboration with departmental teams
Bachelor's degree in a related field
3 years’ experience in a related field
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, i.e., must be able to articulate research projects to a variety of interdisciplinary, health professional, and community audiences
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Regularly exercise good judgment with regard to setting priorities
Personal commitment to high quality work and exceptional attention to detail
Demonstrated success in forming and managing professional relationships
Excellent Microsoft Suite skills
Master’s degree preferred
Qualitative and/or quantitative statistical experience desired
Adobe Create suite desired
Previous academic research experience preferred
Experience working with students preferred
The statements included in this description reflect the general nature and level of work for this role and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.
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.
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.