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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

This position supports clinical research efforts in the area of Child Psychiatry. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, providing scheduling support, interacting with participants to conduct the informed consent process, obtain study measures, monitor and conduct mock fMRI scans as well as assist in the data collection and participant navigation of actual fMRI scanning, data analysis and data entry, and ability to work on short-term projects as requested. Applicants must have an understanding of fMRI imaging, pre-processing, and safety protocols and be able to conduct these activities independently.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelors degree in neuroscience or related field required.
  • 1-2 years minimum of applicable research experience with children as young as age 7 required.
  • Proficiency in survey administration and database builds, such as Qualtrics and RedCap database builds, is necessary.
  • Experience conducting fMRI studies strongly preferred, including experience working with fMRI technicians to implement study protocol during fMRI scans with young children.  Ability to work well in team environment as well as independently is required.
  • Some flexibility in schedule is necessary for the role, including weekends and evenings.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with NIH studies, including reporting and data sharing processes and overseeing large clinical trial.

Work Locations

Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI

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.

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.


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U-M EEO/AA Statement

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