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Job Summary

This position is an entry level position and is to provide administrative support and coordination on multiple projects that support faculty members and research teams in the conduct of clinical research projects in the Cancer Center.


Enters/submits required information into databases and e-tools in a timely fashion to meet department needs and ensure timely processing of study requirements. Helps Research Coordinators and Research Nurses with any tasks required for research patients & research studies. Provides support to the Manager and the Clinic Research Group.

Works closely with staff and research team to ensure/document, regulatory and safety reporting compliance. Accurately and precisely complies with designated research protocol requirements, ensuring compliance with SPGs, GCPs, FDA, ICH and IRB regulations/guidelines/policies.

Supports activity such as specimen collection, managing specimen kits, obtaining signatures, and delivering/collecting equipment and documents requiring trips between sites in Ann Arbor. Activities include scanning research documents into MiChart and shared folders and anything else needed to support Clinical Research.

Opportunity to shadow Clinical Research Coordinators and Clinical Subjects Coordinators and train for that role will be available based on performance. Candidates with experience in coordinating research studies will help in managing research patients and coordinating studies.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s Degree is required. Basic understanding of clinical trials or scientific research support and management is needed. Must possess IT proficiency, database experience, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills; self-motivated. Demonstrates the ability to thrive in a dynamic fast paced team environment but also able to work independently. Flexible and willing/able to work with a variety of teams, physicians and fellow staff members in a team oriented environment to accomplish the research goals of the Oncology- Clinical Trials Support unit (CTSU). Demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills with exceptional attention to detail and willingness to contribute in a team environment.

Desired Qualifications*

A Bachelor's degree in Science or a Health Science field.  Understanding of medical terminology is helpful. Clinical trials experience and working knowledge of Human Subjects Regulations governing clinical research is desirable. Prior experience with, MiChart, e-Research, Carelink, Oncore a plus.

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of three 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.